Governments around the world are recognising the importance and power of public procurement to address global challenges, connecting the needs of place with innovative suppliers. What innovation procurement approaches have demonstrated impact? What policies and skills will boost innovation? How can places embed these practices within their procurement approaches? Join the webinar to hear from our expert panel.
This Connected Places Catapult programme showcases the potential of public procurement to deliver innovative products and services, while engaging ground-breaking suppliers, especially SMEs. This monthly webinar series will provide a forum to discuss best practice across innovation procurement and will be ideal for place leaders, procurement professionals, commissioners and innovators in local services. The series will also include quarterly roundtable sessions to provide an avenue for exciting innovators to engage and share their experiences.
Director of Innovation Studies at the Brazilian
Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
Innovation Lead/ SBRI Lead Customer, Clean Growth & Infrastructure
Leading Sustainable Development Adviser
Senior Technology Strategy Analyst
Connected Places Catapult