Since a couple of years the EU's research and innovation program is supporting public procurers from different countries to undertake PCPs together. In PCPs, the public sector challenges industry from the demand side to develop new solutions for challenges of public interest. The aim is to improve the quality and efficiency of public services whilst creating also a route-to-the market for research results. Topics addressed by PCPs can range across a wide range of domains such as healthcare to transport, security, climate change, energy efficiency, environment, ICT systems, infrastructures, improving the efficiency of public adminitrations through e-government etc.
The Commission has collected data from ongoing PCP projects on:
Want to know if there is a procurer in your country involved in the PCPs or where the winning bidders come from? This and more detailed info about the impacts of the ongoing PCPs here.
More info about the FP7 funded PCP projects themselves can be found on the PCP projects page. The winning bidders are announced on the website of each PCP project.
Horizon 2020 is providing funding for innovation procurement projects across several areas: overview of Horizon 2020 funding in support of innovation procurement in the current 2016-17 work program.