Guidance documents - innovation and public procurement

Date published: 14 June 2006

The Cabinet Office Efficiency and Reform Group (formerly known as the Office of Government and Commerce) has three helpful guidance documents to help government departments embed innovation into public procurement. 


The publications explain: 

  • approaches that can be followed when seeking innovative solutions
  • how public sector bodies can be 'intelligent customers' open to new ideas
  • how innovation can be addressed in a ways that is consistent with procurement legislation and 'value for money' goals


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