PCP is an approach for procuring R&D services which enables public procurers to:
Source: CORDIS website http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/pcp/home_en.html
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PPI occurs when public authorities act as a launch customer for innovative goods or services. These are typically not yet available on a large-scale commercial basis and may include conformance testing.
Source: ICLEI PPI platform http://www.innovation-procurement.org/about-ppi/