Best pratices

Selected examples

Health care

Empowering Patients by Professional Stress Avoidance & Recovery Services (STARS) aims to develop ICT solutions for hospitals: state-of-the-art technology should be used to prevent stress and thus speed up the recovery of patients.

Telemedicine system to meet the demands of Hospitals concerning early warning Assisted by innovative ICT for Life saving co-morbid patients in Europe As part of a patient personalised care program.


The Cloud for Europe project supports the use of cloud computing in public administration and government-industry collaboration.

Munipicial management/ Safety Technology

Based on a survey of 961 fire brigades, innovation potential for firefighting clothing was assessed to increase the safety of firefighters.

Sustainable development

The InnProBio project aims to set up a community of public procurement professionals who are interested in purchasing innovative, bio-based products and related services.

Information technology

After a comprehensive market research, members of the PRACE Network concluded that new technologies and approaches for energy-efficient supercomputers should be developed and tested as part of innovation-driven procurement.

Further project examples on Public Procurement of Innovations can be found on the website of the European Commission.