08 Dec 2017

US$324 million energy deal for Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank has approved US$324 million in loan support for two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire. Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire are expected to significantly increase power supplies and keep economic growth on track. Scaling up investments in energy is the African Development Bank Group’s top high five priority, in

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06 Dec 2017

NASA Unveils Space Tech Partnership Opportunities

NASA looks to enter public-private partnerships with U.S. companies in a push to address technology and capability requirements for government and commercial space missions. The space agency said Tuesday its space technology mission directorate will provide funds for the “Utilizing Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Tipping Point Technologies” initiative that seeks

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22 Nov 2017

US State Department looks at partnerships as ventures, launches initiative to share lessons

The United States Department of State has launched an accelerator for public-private partnerships that will build on lessons learned over more than a decade working in the sector. Boldline Accelerator, is accepting applications through Nov. 29, and seeks to help organizations better understand and create PPPs, improve the partnership building

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14 Nov 2017

Large Mississippi district handed over to public-private partnership

Takeover of Jackson Public Schools offers a ‘new model’ for the country The future of Jackson Public Schools is now in the hands of a coalition that includes representatives from Gov. Phil Bryant’s office, Jackson Public Schools, the City of Jackson, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The commission will oversee

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14 Nov 2017

Missoula approves agreements for $150 million public-private development

During Monday’s regular City Council meeting the city of Missoula approved four agreements that put a $150 million development on final approach to reality. The agreements are between the city, the Missoula Redevelopment Agency and Hotel Fox Partners. They outline a public-private partnership for development, ownership and operation of the

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07 Nov 2017

Two Mount Sinai Institutes to Join $215 Million Public-Private Partnership to Increase Patients’ Immunotherapy Success

The Tisch Cancer Institute and the Precision Immunology Institute at Mount Sinai Health System are part of a $215 million public-private Cancer Moonshot research collaboration launched by the National Institutes of Health and 11 leading pharmaceutical companies. “We are at the critical juncture of really understanding why patients respond or

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07 Nov 2017

Public-Private Partnerships Are the Future for Sustainable Infrastructure

Veolia North America and the Wharton School’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) have released a report detailing the demonstrated success and future potential for public-private partnerships (P3s) to provide sustainable solutions for the nation’s infrastructure needs. The report highlights how the P3 framework can be applied to keep up

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03 Nov 2017

Public-Private CNG Partnership Yields $1.1 Million for Florida School District

Nopetro, a Florida-based compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure provider, and the Leon County Schools district in Tallahassee, Florida, recently celebrated the five-year mark of a public-private partnership that has yielded major savings for the school system. Leon County Schools converted nearly half of its bus fleet to CNG, and Nopetro

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03 Nov 2017

CBP announces 30 public-private partnerships under Reimbursable Services Program

Thirty private sector and government stakeholders would reimburse U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for providing additional cross-border trade and travel inspection services under tentative partnership agreements announced on Tuesday. The Reimbursable Services Program (RSP) was launched in 2013 in response to record increases in travelers and cargo entering the

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02 Nov 2017

Report Reveals Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions Through Public-Private Partnership

A special report issued today by Veolia North America and the Wharton School’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) details the demonstrated success and future potential for public-private partnerships (P3s) to provide sustainable solutions for the nation’s infrastructure needs. The report highlights how the P3 framework can be applied to

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