The training content is tailored to the specific needs of your procurement organization and may include innovation-oriented types of procurement, including: Negotiated procedures, functional tenders, specifications and side offers. The goal is the permanent implementation of the aspect "innovation" in your future procurement activities.
We present practical examples for the successful procurement of innovations or the design of innovative procurement processes. Those best pratices make it clear that innovation-oriented public procurement is already feasible and meaningful today.
Our best practices are only available in German by now.
The Competence Center provides you with comprehensive information on the topic of innovative procurement. We develop new materials and point out already existing information and are thus a central point of contact for the procurer.
EU Contact Point
There are some programs at EU level to promote innovation and research and development projects.
The BMWi and the BME honor exemplary achievements of public clients in procuring innovations and designing innovative procurement processes.
These one-day congress formats give you a broad insight into specific product / product groups (such as e-mobility, ICT, etc.) or specific process topics (such as eVergabe). You can also expand your network extensively and enter the discussion in interactive formats. Further information in the event overview.
We come to your region to inform you about the competence center for innovative procurement and its services. In addition, you will gain insight into the work of the Competence Center for Sustainable Procurement and a regional practical example. The regional events are free of charge.
With the strategic dialogues, we create a framework for the direct exchange of different experts and experts in the procurement of innovations from the public sector and the private sector. The dialogues are constructed in two parts. As a first step, public purchasers are addressed and involved in the direct dialogue. In the second step, this exchange of experience is raised on a broad basis; Selected private companies with comparable expertise are called in. This generates best practice in a market-driven environment.
The one- to two-day seminars provide you with a quick overview of the respective topic (such as strategic procurement, current public procurement law, procurement of ICT, etc.) and are particularly suitable for new employees in procurement or new project challenges.
A strong community for purchasing, supply chain management and logistics
The Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy
The central concern of the policy of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is to reinvigorate the social market economy, to ensure sustainable progress and to strengthen social cohesion in Germany.
As part of these goals, the Competence Center for Innovative Procurement was created. It is intended to contribute as a central, nationwide competence center for promoting the innovation orientation of public procurement.
Further information about the BMWi.
The Federal Association of Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics e.V.
The Competence Center for Innovative Procurement works closely with the Federal Association for Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics e.V. (BME), founded in 1954, the leading trade association for buyers, supply chain managers and logisticians in Germany and continental Europe. It sees itself as a service provider to its members, who belong to all sectors and sectors: for example, industry, trade, public institutions or the financial sector.
The objectives of the BME e.V. include the transfer of know-how through a constant exchange of experience, the training and further education of qualified personnel and the scientific work on new methods, procedures and techniques. In addition, the BME supports its members in opening up new markets and shaping economic processes and global developments.
Further information about the BME e.V.