25th June,2019 12 am Track 3

A large part of Europe’s medical technologies are purchased using procurement processes. EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directives introduced a number of changes in the European legal framework, including a focus on the role of public procurement in achieving innovation as well as good-practice examples on reducing administrative procedures, adjusting selection criteria, mobilising innovation brokers and designing an SME-friendly payment scheme to better attract innovators to public procurement.
This roundtable discussion will bring together public institutions, policymakers and innovative companies to provide a comprehensive overview of initiatives and good practices to foster and support public procurement of innovations.

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