PCP Phases

Pre-commercial procurement (PCP) is the procurement of research and development of new innovative solutions before they are commercially available. PCP involves different suppliers competing through different phases of development. The risks and benefits are shared between the procurers and the suppliers under market conditions. The PCP process will start with an extensive preparation and is followed by three development phases:

PCP phases

More information on the PCP Phases

Check the following links for more information on the PCP Phases.

Open market consultations
Call for tender
Phase I
Phase II
Phase III