Innovation

First AI procurement policy to be developed
A children's hip measurement mat is one of the innovative products introduced to the NHS by Trustech
Lessons in how to select innovations with impact
Will Transport for London's simplified tender specs lead to more opportunities for SMEs?
Should we simplify tender specs?
City of London’s smart lighting aims to complement the look of historic buildings and save energy ©Speirs+Major/Culture Mile
Smart cities special: six steps for smart city procurement
Rotterdam's serene public space that stops plastic reaching the ocean
Recycled islands to triangular wheels… a world of innovation
Winya’s Greg Welsh (with CIPS’ Gerry Walsh and Cath Hill) picks up the company’s Overall Winner trophy at the ceremony in July this year ©Trickmedia Photography
Case study: Award-winning indigenous procurement programme
The UAE government lists pharmaceuticals as one of six areas in which it wishes to boost manufacturing in the kingdom ©Pharmax
UAE factory starts producing drugs to reduce import reliance
'Procurement teams will be smaller in future'
CPO David Wylie said TFL was making specifications less prescriptive ©PA Images
TfL eases tender specs to boost innovation
Saudi authorities estimate more than two million pilgrims will visit Mecca this year, requiring significant infrastructure innovation ©PA Images
Saudi invests in ‘smart Hajj’
FSB policy chairman Martin McTague said the pledge to give contracts to SMEs was good, but “there’s still a lot of work to do”. ©PA Images
Department for Transport SME pledge not 'job done'
EY is launching an online tool to improve engagement and communication between buyers and small suppliers ©mooshny /stock.adobe.com
EY to improve how it works with SME suppliers