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Guidance document

Smart SPP - Driving sustainable innovation through public procurement in your region

A practical guide for public authorities
Guidance document

Guidance for public authorities on Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI)

This Guide is aimed primarily at those who areresponsible for planning and executing procurementprocedures (procurers). It offers detailed informationabout the ‘why, what and how’ of PPI, includingcase studies from public authorities across Europe,explanations of procedures, definitions and answers tocommon questions. It may also be of interest to policymakers, consultants, private companies and otherswho have a stake in successful PPI. There is a growingcommunity of individuals and ...

Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities, the ROCK project.

ROCK stands for Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities. The project relies on a "circular model" as an integrated vision of urban regeneration. This circular model is based on 6 connected pillars: creative, cultural, regeneration, knowledge, security and green circles that interconnect to draw the future of cities.
Press release
18 October 2018

Florence based NGO receives special mention from European sustainability award for work with migrants

Associazione Amici del Nidiaci in Oltrarno Onlus, Florence (Italy) was honoured today with a special mention by the jury of the 2018 Transformative Action Award for their work on the inclusion and integration of immigrant families in their local community. The special mention came in advance of the award ceremony, which will take place on 15 November in Brussels (Belgium).
The Europe-wide sustainability award, co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the Basque Countr...

What SUMP challenges do small- and medium-sized towns and cities face?

When developing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, small- and medium-sized towns and cities encounter unique challenges. A new podcast from CIVITAS SUMPs-Up sheds light upon these: five cities from the project's learning programme describe their SUMP situations.

Barcelona, Rotterdam and Flanders Scoop Awards at Major European Sustainability Event

The cities of Barcelona and Rotterdam, and the Government of Flanders, have scooped the 2018 Procura+ Awards at this year’s EcoProcura conference in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

“Win-Win for European Economy” – Strategic Innovation Network Launched

Procure2Innovate, a strategic innovation procurement initiative funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, was officially launched today in Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Press release
21 September 2018

CIVITAS Awards 2018 recognise Europe’s pioneering cities for sustainable urban mobility

Eight European towns and cities were revealed as the winners of the CITIVAS Awards 2018, Europe’s most prestigious prizes for clean, urban transport. The announcements were made at a ceremony in Umeå, Sweden, on the second evening of CIVITAS Forum 2018.
Press release
18 September 2018

CIVITAS Forum 2018 - Moving towards Europe's inclusive and multimodal mobility future

The magnitude of transport’s social dimension is becoming increasingly clear - mobility shapes lives and prospects. It is vital that transport systems are environmentally friendly, inclusive, efficient, and centred on meeting diverse user needs. Yet how can this be accomplished?
Under the banner of "Mobility for U and Me", this year's CIVITAS Forum, which is taking place from 19-21 September in Umeå, Sweden, will examine this critical question.