PGN 02/17 - Innovation in Public Procurement

Date published: 09 March 2017

Last updated: 24 March 2022

The purpose of this guidance is to set out when and how public procurement can be used to encourage the development of innovative solutions to deliver better outcomes and meet the needs of the public sector while operating within the framework that governs public sector procurement.

This framework comprises the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR)  the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 (UCR) and the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPPP) based on achieving best value for money.


If you require any further information on this guidance note then please contact:

Procurement Policy Branch
Construction & Procurement Delivery
2nd Floor East
Clare House
303 Airport Road West

Phone: 028 9081 6233

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