Public and private organisations can cooperate in partnerships, mostly in build, design, construct and infrastructure related projects. The basic form is one where government creates a contractual and pristine zone in between. Companies in general are far more eager to cooperate in partnerships than governments, because of business continuity and guarantees of revenue. Governments on the other can lean back because of fear not being in control on finance and planning after all. Here in fact two partners, each working from its own domain. © Q-Dock, all rights reserved.