This high level event will offer an opportunity to discuss the implementation of Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) and Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP). The European Commission will present 2013 CIP and FP7 calls for proposals as well as future financial instruments (Horizon 2020, CEF, Structural funds 2014-2020) to support the demand for innovation and innovative procurement. A special focus will be given on recent developments in the support of innovative procurement in Germany.