Innovation of the Year – Taking the procurement function forward
In the demanding world of public procurement, the need for new solutions, fresh thinking and brilliantly executed ideas has never been more important. The UK has already established a reputation for innovative procurement, and this category seeks to further highlight success in this area.
The GO Procurement Innovation of the Year Award brings creativity and imagination to the fore, celebrating procurement approaches that have made a genuine difference to the delivery of public services, by developing the procurement function in an innovative manner.
Submissions will need to demonstrate they are genuinely innovative and the focus will be on procurements that have been based on innovation-led procurement procedures such as competitive procedure with negotiation, competitive dialogue or innovation partnership process.
A GO Awards submission in this category must cover activity during the period April 2017 to April 2019.
The contract or initiative related to the submission must have commenced during this period to be eligible.
Open to public and third sector organisations.