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DG Research launch call for greening the health sector via Pre-Commercial Procurement

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The DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission is seeking procurers who want to make health and care systems environmentally sustainable, climate-neutral, and circular.

The latest Horizon Europe call for Pre-commercial Procurement (PCP) proposals has just opened and will run until 26 November 2024. 
They are notably looking for:

  • Consortia of healthcare procurers who want to green healthcare.
  • Proposals that address direct and indirect environmental footprint.
  • Proposals that aim at enhancing circularity, reducing waste, and optimizing resource use.
  • Policy makers seeking to promote public procurement as a driver of innovation and regional competitiveness 

Why Apply?

  • Co-create and try sustainable solutions and practices. 
  • Open commercialization avenues for innovative products and services, providing first customer references.
  • Align your projects and institution with the Green Deal's zero pollution and climate neutrality goals.

The resulting projects will need to launch a competitive development phase according to the PCP provisions under #HorizonEU, Check out the recording of the Info Day to find out more information about the call.
Application Process:
More information on PCPs guidelines can be found in the Innovation Procurement guidelines and in the general Annex H of the Horizon Europe WP2023-2025

Call Deadline: 26 November 2024, 17:00 Brussels time

Proposals must be submitted via the Horizon Europe EU Funding & Tenders Portal (europa.eu)
This call not only aims to transform healthcare but to position it at the forefront of ecological transition. Let's build a sustainable future for European health and care together!