• White Paper On Venture Capital Engagement in PCP 

    In the recent white paper by PREVENT PCP, we describe venture capital (VC) funds as a potential solution to the challenges.
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  • Explore the Latest Article on Key Data Protection Techniques 

    “Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation as Solutions for the Protection of Personal Data”
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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 22 organisations from 8 EU countries, public transport operators, security forces, public buyers, and 11 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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PREVENT PCP White Paper On Venture Capital Engagement in PCP Is Available Now!

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New Article Highlights Key Data Protection Techniques

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Phase 2 Prototype Development for Unattended Items Detection Successfully Completed

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PREVENT PCP awarded at Trophées Sécurité 2023!

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Valuable insights during the PREVENT PCP Info Day

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Demonstration of the prototypes developed within the PCP and the project meeting in Paris

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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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