The overall objective of the international PAPIRUS project is to promote, implement and validate innovative solutions enabling the European community to achieve sustainable construction. The project implies an introduction of a new public procurement process focused on providing materials characterized by near zero energy consumption for the repair and construction of buildings in four European locations.
The project involves representatives of the public sector, which accounts for a significant proportion of the total number of existing buildings in Europe. The public sector has become an important factor in stimulating and serving as a model for the transformation of the market towards more efficient products, buildings and services.
Within PAPIRUS project a report "Legal work" has been poduced.This document compares the national legal frame as well as the public procurement procedures of eachcountry and for each public body of the PAPIRUS Consortium (Spain, Italy, Germany, Norway), and finally presents a framework to carry out a joint innovative procurement procedure (PPI / PPIS) to fulfill theobjective of the PAPIRUS project, which is to promote, implement and validate Innovative solutions for the achievement of sustainable construction through a new Public Procurement process, focusing on NearlyZero Energy Buildings. The intended joint procurement process with special regard to PPI is described indetail. Read the report >>>
In order to inform the public about the coming PAPIRUS tenders, Procuring Partners have published Prior Information Notices. Please note the Contract notice publication in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union is planned for 16th 17th March 2015.
If you are interested in the PAPIRUS project and public procurement of innovation you can now join our PAPIRUS group on Linkedin and participate in our disccusions! Feel welcome to ask any questions and raise your discussion!
PAPIRUS technical meeting - Bilbao (13-14.01.2015)
On the 13th and 14th of January 2015 the PAPIRUS Consortium organized another technical meeting. It was held in Bilbao in Spain and it was attended by both technical and legal staff from the Procuring Partners.