SILO has co-organized the First Workshop on Public Procurement of Innovation to Foster Healthcare Innovation through Public Demand.
SILO has co-organized the First Workshop on Public Procurement of Innovation to Foster Healthcare Innovation through Public Demand –FID Health– launched by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, and with the collaboration of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.
Representatives from Health Services and the Contracting Authorities of 11 autonomous regions governments attended the event. Issues concerning the Public Procurement of Innovation were discussed, as well as how it can be used for the benefit of Regional Heath Systems.
Speakers highlighted the excellent position of Spain in the policy framework and implementation of Public Procurement for Innovation. They also emphasized the role of the regional governments as leaders in the implementation of this R&D policy.
In the afternoon SILO presented a case study to the public officials in order to further develop the concepts acquired during the event.