BRINC Brokering Cross-Border Innovation Through Clusters

BRINC aims to help public buyers tap into the innovative capacity of SMEs throug public procurement of innovation.

The COSME co-funded BRINC project will unlock the potential of cross-border PPI by acting as an Innovation Procurement Broker and establishing a European Hub for PPI in a circular economy.

The project aims to facilitate the identification of public innovation needs, conduct market consultations to identify market capabilities and potential solutions, and help public buyers tap into the innovative capacity of SMEs.

The project will enhance the capacity of Public Authorities to engage in cross-border PPI for circular solutions and establish a focal point for engagement between Europe’s leading innovation ecosystems and ambitious public authorities interested in leveraging cross- border PPI to accelerate the circular economy. Between December 2021 and December 2024, it will develop methodologies and build capacity for cross-border innovation brokering.

Our consortium is composed of CLEAN (DK – lead partner), Hållbar Utveckling Skåne (SE), Sustainable Business Hub (SE), and the Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management – ACR+ (BE)


Sustainable Business Hub
ACR Plus