PPI4cities intends to support the cities in BSR region to improve their public services and achieve their ambitious innovation goals through developing pragmatic tools, which would facilitate the uptake of public procurement of innovation. There are so many innovations that can be implemented to make urban life easier. Therefore, project intends to support cities throughout the process to deal with different economic, environmental and social challenges and look for the smart solutions to them. It will do so by bringing together a portfolio of capacity building material and tools that enable the various actors of the cities to exploit structured content and move forward faster and with greater confidence and certainty in adopting smart cities' solutions through PPI. It will also act as a network of BSR cities, for cities, dedicated to public procurement of innovation. Through peer exchange, networking and training, project fosters political commitment and boosts collective expertise, equipping cities to put PPI at the centre of smart city development. During the project lifetime developed solution will be piloted in a real-city settings in order to assess their feasibility and the effectiveness for the target groups. Project partners will engage in support activities to boost the BSR-wide impact of developed solutions on PPI and assist the BSR city network through transfering the solutions to the broader audience of the target group.
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