As part of the PPI4waste project, a series of national training workshops are being offered to help build capacity in public procurement of innovation and show how this can be applied within the municipal waste sector.
The training is divided into six modules: the first modules introduce the PPI4waste project and identifying key areas where innovation is needed within the waste sector in Europe. Module 3 provides an overview of public procurement of innovation more generally, including key definitions, methodologies and approaches. The course moves on to provide more detailed insights into the case of a PPI for bulky waste in Ireland, and the application of performance based contracts. Finally, a series of useful resources are provided to help procurers build on the training they have received.
The training sessions are being held in January 2017 in Germany, Spain, Croatia and Sweden. More information will be available online in the coming weeks.