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Guidance for public authorities on Public Procurement of Innovation
This Guide is aimed primarily at those who are responsible for planning and executing procurement procedures (procurers). It offers detailed information about the ‘why, what and how’ of PPI, including case studies from public authorities across Europe, explanations of procedures, definitions and answers to common questions. It may also be of interest to policy makers, consultants, private companies and others who have a stake in successful PPI. There is a growing community of individuals and organisations with an active interest in innovation procurement, including national and regional innovation agencies. The Guide aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the legal and practical dimensions of PPI in language which is clear and accessible to all readers.

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Disruptive procurement Nordic PPI net document_task 2.3
Definition of : Disruptive innovative procurement Supplying what the patient need and the healthcare system doesn’t provide

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Review of pre-commercial Procurement Approaches and Effects on Innovation
Compendium of Evidence on the Effectiveness of Innovation olicy Intervention

This report is a review of the literature on government procurement of R&D services that seek to stimulate innovation. This is an activity often termed pre‐commercial rocurement (PCP) and this term will be used here in this report to refer to this family of approaches.

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Practical Guide to PCP – Implementation for PROG-EAST pilots
Innovative PROcurement techniques to support the GRowth of competitiveness for public services in EASTern Europe

Over the last couple of years PCP has received a great deal of attention and has been welcomed with enthusiasm by the majority of policy makers as a tool to further promote R&D and
Innovation across Europe. Results from the surveys summarised in the PROGR-EAST country reports3 reveal that the PCP concept is still new to most public procurers in PROGR-EAST target countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Slovenia) and its practical implementation is often perceived as an unfamiliar procedure.

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Policy related Frequently Asked Questions on Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and the link with Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI)

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Pre-commercial Public Procurement A missing link in the European Innovation Cycle Public Needs as a driver for innovation
This article1 introduces the concept of „pre-commercial procurement of innovation‟. Pre-commercial public procurement precedes commercial public procurement in the product development and procurers buying process. In cases where no commercial solutions exist yet on the market, pre-commercial procurement enables public authorities to get new technologically innovative solutions developed according to their specific needs. Steering industrial product development more upstream in the industrial product development process than is the case today enables public authorities to improve the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of their public services faster.

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Driving Innovation via Public Procurement of Innovation
Support document published by the european Commission, presented by Dr. Bertrand Wert.

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Value based procurement manual – a road map to radical innovation

This report on disruptive business model cases in healthcare is an analysis of different disruptive business models in helthhcare that provides recommendations on how to move towards value based (public) procurement. Overall, the starting point of this report is based upon the understanding that in order to define disruptive innovation in PCP/PPI projects it is necessary to take a larger perspective and firstly define disruptive health innovation as such.

It is a document produced by the Nordic PPI Network.

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eHealth Startup Guide for Business success

There are many methods and approaches to supporting startup businesses, each with a powerful message and aim to support SMEs.

This guide is aimed at eHealth startups eager to enter the health and social care market with their product of service. It provides the startups with a ‘foundation’ for the future and skills to kick-start your startup.

Document produced by GetOnTrack project

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