What is the Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) tool?

Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) challenges industry from the demand side to develop innovative solutions for public sector needs and it provides a first customer reference that enables companies to create competitive advantage on the market.

PCP enables public procurers to compare alternative potential solution approaches and filter out the best possible solutions that the market can deliver to address the public need.

The Pre-Commercial Procurement tool presents a huge potential as an innovation instrument capable of helping cities to modernise public sector services and solve key societal challenges.

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