Science and Technology Committee - First Report
Public procurement as a tool to stimulate innovation

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 17 May 2011.


Terms of Reference


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Recent developments in public procurement and innovation policy

Chapter 3: Innovation and procurement in the Department for Transport  

Chapter 4: Barriers to innovation

Chapter 5: Tightening the link between innovation and procurement

Chapter 6: List of Conclusions and Recommendations  

Appendix 1: Members and Declarations of Interest

Appendix 2: List of Witnesses

Appendix 3: Call for Evidence

Appendix 4: Seminar held at the House of Lords

Appendix 5: International use of public procurement as an innovation policy tool

Appendix 6: Abbreviations and acronyms

Appendix 7: Recent Reports from the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee

Evidence is published online at and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 5314)

References in footnotes to the Report are as follows:

Q  refers to a question in oral evidence as listed in Appendix 2;

PP 1  refers to written evidence as listed in Appendix 2.

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