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Innovation Partnerships between 2016-2022


We are pleased to present our findings on the use of Innovation Partnerships (IPs) under the EU Public Procurement Directives (classic & utilities), based on the analysis of the available data from the TED database for the years 2016 to 2022.

Some key figures include:

  • The total contract value of all IP cases between 2016 and 2022 is around €8.3 billion, the majority of which (~90 %) is procured under the classic Directive (2014/24/EU).
  • 18 out of the 30 observed countries (EU+EEA) have used IP in their public procurement.
  • > 60 % of the contracts were awarded with SME participation.
  • 40 % of the contract value is spent with a green or social objective.

 Explore the overview for insights and share your thoughts in the comments.


Innovation Partnership Overview 2023
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