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DEX Innovation Centre and Technology Centre AV CR organized seminar in topic “Financing of innovation through PPI” in the framework of the project PPI2Innovate. Seminar took place in premises of Technology Centre AV CR on Wednesday 19th of April. Participants were representatives of public procurers and another stakeholders.
PPI2Innovate project is focused on project procurers at all levels of public administration in Central Europe, with the aim to build regional PPI capacity, change attitude related to PPI and to strengthen links between stakeholders in regional innovation systems and thereby increase using of PPI in Central Europe.
Public procurement of innovative solutions (PPI) is a powerful tool to boost innovation. The public sector demands innovative solutions that are not yet available or not at large scale on the market and thus forces providers to innovate. PPI2Innovate targets directly public procurers on all administrative levels in central Europe with the aim to build regional capacities in PPI, to change attitude towards PPI, to strengthen linkages among relevant stakeholders in regional innovation systems and to finally boost usage of PPI. The project will achieve this change by delivering innovative outputs such as 3 thematic PPI2Innovate tools for smart health, energy and ICT fully customized to 6 national institutional frameworks and translated.
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In the framework of the project PPI2Innovate, 3 general thematic PPI2Innovate Tools for SMART Health, SMART Energy and SMART ICT are going to be developed.Currently there already exist different Toolkits developed on the EU level, however they are rather general as they don’t reflect the national specifics. PPI2Innovate is going to build on existing knowledge and deliver translated and completely customized thematic Tools into 6 national institutional frameworks. The Tools are going to be available in Hungarian, Czech, Polish, Italian, Slovenian and Croatian languages, while each of them is going to consider national legal frameworks