Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) can help provide innovative solutions to societal challenges and support EU companies to develop into global leaders.
You probably know Horizon2020, the biggest EU R&I programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020), which promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.
You’re probably aware of the professional help Enterprise Europe Brussels’ experts on Horizon 2020 can offer you on setting up a R&DI project under this program.
There’s one element which may be less known of H2020. The hyperlink here offers an excellent introduction to the Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions, which is at the centre of the demand-side innovation policy initiatives.