Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. On its website you will find articles, podcasts, opinion pieces, discussion trails and news stories. GovShop is its platform for finding and connecting suppliers with the public sector market.

COVID-19: Companies Working on Vaccines and Therapeutics

With no Food and Drug government-approved vaccines or therapies for the disease, legacy drugmakers and small startups alike have stepped forward with plans to develop vaccines or treatments that target the infection caused by COVID-19. Read about them here.

Using Machine Learning to Rapidly Identify a Global Ecosystem of Suppliers and Experts to Fight COVID-19

Any solution to the complex challenge we currently face will require rapid identification and collaboration with an ecosystem of partners including private sector companies, academic and non-profit institutions, and experts from all over the world. Through machine learning, Public Spend Forum and GovShop identified more than 600 companies and 3,000 experts currently working on at least one area of the COVID-19 problem set. Read that here.

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And in other news ...

Defra and Trade Associations work on cross-sector approach to handling waste management

Joint procurement of protective equipment for coronavirus

UK Housing Associations and Councils urged to use local expertise over emergency procurement

Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes toolkit on public procurement & human rights

Europe Establishes New Plan for AI and Data Regulation

UK Cabinet Office tells public sector contracting authorities to pay suppliers immediately and consider advance payments

UK Ministry of Defence wants an infrastructure and platform service provider to host Primavera servers

COVID-19 and the Conduct of Public Procurement 

World Economic Forum launches COVID-19 Action Platform to fight coronavirus

Public transport free for all health care workers from Friday - Derry

European Union finance ministers deadlock on coronavirus economic strategy

UK Public sector to pay suppliers regardless of service continuity

Commission proposes unprecedented suspension of EU’s fiscal rules 

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