Public Procurement

About the partnership

This Partnership aims to push forward developing and implementing an ambitious procurement strategy as an integrated and supportive management tool for governance. Using public procurement and the procurement of innovation as a strategic management tool, cities can significantly increase the positive impact on their social, economic and environmental objectives.


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Member States

  • Italy
  • Czech Republic
  • Scotland
  • The Netherlands


  • Barcelona Provincial Council (ES)
  • Region of Central Macedonia (GR)

Cities (Urban Authorities)

  • Haarlem (Coordinator)
  • Munich (DE)
  • Gabrovo (BG)
  • Prague (CZ)
  • Koszalin (PL)
  • Vantaa (FI)
  • Larvik (NO)
  • The Hague (NL)
  • Turin (IT)
  • Preston (UK)
  • Metropolis Nantes (FR)

European/ national city umbrella organisation

  • Eurocities
  • Vereninging Nederlandse Gemeenten (VNG)

European institutions

  • European Commission (DG GROW, DG REGIO, DG ENV, DG CONNECT, DG RTD)
  • European Innovation Council

Other stakeholders

  • University of Twente
  • Luiss University (Roma & LAB.GOV.City)
  • European Urban Initiative (EUI)
  • Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
  • European Centre for Employers and
    Enterprises providing Public Services of
    general interest (GI Europe)
  • Finnish network-based consortium for
    sustainable and innovative procurement (KEINO)
  • Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and
    Water Management
  • The Dutch Public Procurement Expertise
    Centre (PIANOo)
  • Procure2Innovate
  • Nederlandse Vereniging voor Inkoop Management (NEVI)

Concrete actions


Reflection board supported by a sustainable platform where cities, regions, member states and the European Commission / institutions exchange ideas and experiences on strategic public procurement


Achieve EU Green Deal goals by using Public Procurement and innovation as a strategic tool


Enabling Sustainable Economic Recovery through Public Procurement