Journal article

Innovation in Australian publicly operated public-private partnerships

Ali Mohammed Saeed, Colin Duffield, Felix Hui

INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT | ICE PUBLISHING | Published : 2019

Abstract

It is challenging to identify or evaluate innovation in public–private partnership (PPP) projects. This paper offers insights on how PPP process encourages the private and public sectors to be innovative and defines innovation from a PPP perspective through literature review and interviews with key stakeholders from an Australian social PPP, the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC). Thematic content analysis of interview data revealed factors influencing the public and private sector’s ability to provide innovation. Factors identified for private sector include quality of project briefing documents, experience of project teams, allocation of risk, contract flexibility and physical si..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank the interviewees and acknowledge the support of the Australian Commonwealth Government through the 'Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship'.