Public Procurement for Innovation

Good Practices and Strategies

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Public procurement offers an enormous potential market for innovative products and services. Used strategically, it can help governments boost innovation at both the national and local level and ultimately improve productivity and inclusiveness. Based on good practices in OECD and partner countries, this report analyses the state of play of procurement for innovation and provides a flexible framework focusing on 9 areas to promote it.




Procurement for innovation has been a priority of the current government since 2013 and was formulated in the government platform. Implementation is the responsibilities of the ministries and agencies. The previous government had a separate action plan (2013). This action plan is was voted and approved by parliament as a measure in a white paper.


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