• The Tender has been issued


    We have some exciting news! The first PAN European Public Transportation Innovation Procurement Tender has been issued.
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  • A successful training for all stakeholders involved in PREVENT PCP

    On 16th and 17th June PREVENT PCP held a training on pre-commercial procurement.
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Pilot Programs
EU Countries
Public Buyers
Secure transportation

The Project At Glance

PREVENT PCP focuses on augmenting the security in public transport and public areas in the vicinity through innovative procurement of technology solutions that will allow timely automatic detection of potentially dangerous unattended items, identification and tracking of perpetrators, and advanced crisis management system.

The developed prototypes will be tested in a real life operational environment in 4 pilots in France, Spain, Portugal and Italy.

PREVENT PCP builds on the outcomes of commonly agreed scenarios, covering the critical security issues down to a detailed identification of the complete set of innovation needs, both at process and technology levels defined in PREVENT CSA.

This focus is shared by 24 organisations from 8 EU countries, public transport operators, security forces, public buyers, and 13 of which are public buyers. The consortium is also supported by the User Observatory Group (UOG) composed of practitioners from public transport operators, law enforcement authorities, security forces, and public buyers.

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The 3rd Information Webinar [VIDEO]

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A successful training for all stakeholders involved in PREVENT PCP

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The 2nd Information Webinar on process and procedure to submit documents

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The Information Webinar on the PREVENT PCP scope

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The Tender has been issued!

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PCP Training for Public Buyers and End-Users and the project meeting

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Pre-Commercial Procurement

PCP Key Facts

Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) is an approach for Public Buyers to acquire research and development services (and under certain conditions related R&D results), that involves competitive development in phases, risk-benefit sharing under market conditions, and where there is a clear separation between the PCP and the deployment of commercial volumes of end products. The purpose of PCP is to steer the development of new innovations towards the needs of the public buyers.
A PCP is used when the Public Buyer’s needs cannot be solved by commercial off the shelf or near-to-the-market products and therefore a new R&D is needed to develop and test new solutions to address the procurement need. This instrument enables the comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of alternative solution approaches.
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The PCP process is composed of following stages:

Phase 0
driven research
Phase 2
Phase 3
Original development
and testing of the limited
volume of the first
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PREVENT PCP Information Webinar in Italian

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PREVENT PCP Information Webinar in Greek

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PREVENT PCP Information Webinar in Spanish

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The Tender has been issued!

Information for all providers who specialize in AI-based Video Analytics, identification and tracking tools, and tech integration in standard crisis management and video management systems!

The PREVENT PCP Contract Notice has already been published and is available at this link. The documentation package related to the Contract Notice is available on the Download subpage.

PREVENT PCP also hosted three Information Webinars on the PCP process. The recording are available on the Project's YouTube channel.