Procurement of Innovation in Focus

In many countries, sustainable public procurement is a powerful tool to reflect on national strategic intentions and promote scientific and technological innovation. It is also an important policy to support domestic enterprises’ innovation and development from the demand side. In China, PP means government procurement....

Public procurement can shape production and consumption trends and represents a stimulus for both innovation and diversification in products and services, through a direct increase in demand. In recent years, the interest in demand-side policies has grown and several approaches have emerged, such as Green...

It is difficult to identify the right amount of resources for the market to invest in knowledge creation. This creates the space for market or even broader systemic failures. The market may fail to provide adequate levels of research and development (R&D) investments because of...

Procurement of Innovation: A driver for the uptake of crucial technologies. The blog offers a platform for exchange of views on Public Procurement of Innovation and related issues from Eyvor’s staff and affiliated experts.

The blog is edited by: Sophie Voisin.

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Editor of the blog

Sophie Voisin
Program Director

Dr. Sophie Voisin heads the Eyvor Institute office in Brussels. Sophie holds a Master of Applied Economic Sciences degree from the University of Antwerp and a PhD from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies. Her research interests include science, technology and innovation policy studies, as well as technology foresight and strategic innovation management.