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Public-private partnerships

In the current economic climate, cooperative ventures between public authorities and private enterprise can provide effective ways to:

  • deliver infrastructure projects
  • provide services to the public
  • finance innovation (thereby contributing to economic growth and job creation)


New proposal for the directive on concessions (20.12.2011)
EU rules on setting up public-private entities
EU law on public procurement and concessions in relation to public-private partnerships
2004 Green Paper - how procurement law applies to different forms of public-private partnerships
2000 Commission interpretative communication on concessions under Community law (2000/C 121/02)