Tag: innovation

EC President Barroso hosts the 2nd Innovation Convention

On 10-11 March 2014, in Brussels, the European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will host the 2nd Innovation Convention. It will bring together a unique gathering of world-class researchers, visionary people and innovators, including CEOs from some of Europe’s top companies, young innovators and net-entrepreneurs. Continue reading


Digital innovation for regional growth

PREFORMA project will be presented in the one-day event whose aim is to discuss with the European Commission, the S3 Platform, European regions and local stakeholders, on Innovation Procurement and Innovation Vouchers and their application in boosting regional digital growth. Continue reading


High level conference on PCP/PPI

On 26/27 November the big annual high level EU conference with the title “Modernizing the public sector and boosting economic growth through Innovation Procurement” will take place in Milan Italy at the occasion of the Italian Presidency of the EU. Continue reading


Procurement Week 2015

PREFORMA project has been invited to exhibit at the Game Changing Exhibition event organised by the Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies in the framework of the Procurement Week 2015. Continue reading


2016 EU Innovation Procurement event

PREFORMA has been invited to deliver a presentation at a major innovation procurement event, co-hosted by the European Commission and the Greek Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism in Athens on the 18th and 19th October 2016. The event, organised by eafip, the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative, will include presentations on joint cross-border Pre- Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI). Continue reading


dArtboard annual competition

The Vilcek Foundation dARTboard has called for participants of this year’s digital art competition from immigrants living in the United States. This initiative aims to support the contribution to contemporary art and technology that immigrants make to the United States’ creative community. Continue reading


SMART CITY: creative, sustainable and user-centred cities

In France, a full-scale experimentation has been led in the south of Paris since 2007, in partnership with the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. This exceptional area is turned into a unique observatory for urban, social and technologic innovation. The project can count on a network of very valuable European partners. Continue reading