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17 - 18 October 2017

Third Major eafip Event on Innovation Procurement

Tallinn, Estonia

The 3rd Major eafip Event will take place in the Kosmos IMAX in Tallinn, Estonia, on 17-18 October 2017. The event targets procurers, policy makers, procurement law firms and businesses and aims to raise awareness about major ICT-related innovation procurement initiatives across Europe and to facilitate networking between stakeholders to discuss new ideas, initiatives and funding opportunities.

The event, co-hosted by the Estonia Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, will offer public procurers the opportunity to present proposal ideas, discuss with relevant EC officials and network in view of the preparation of these call.

For more information on the event visit

19 October 2017

Circular Procurement Congress

Tallinn, Estonia

On 19 October 2017, the second international Congress on Circular Procurement, co-organised by the European Commission (Directorate-General for the Environment), the Estonian Presidency of the EU, Rijkswaterstaat from the Netherlands and ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability will take place in Tallinn, Estonia.

The objectives of this congress are to:

- deepen knowledge and encourage implementation of circular procurement showcase good practices, latest research and tools

- stimulate unexperienced organisations to start with circular procurement

- discuss the role of circular procurement for innovation and meeting other policy goals

- encourage networking on circular procurement.

The congress targets:

- Policy makers for national and local governments and public bodies

- Public procurers and budget holders

- Companies involved in circular procurement.

The event is directly preceded by the Conference on Innovation Procurement, co-organised by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission (EC) on 17 and 18 October 2017.

For more information and to register visit the event's webpage.