Chapter Two: Takeaways

You have finished Chapter Two: Innovation in Cross-Sector Partnerships

Key Points:

  • Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are a growing form of collaboration to develop complementary capabilities for innovation

  • Benefits of PPPs include shared costs and risks, diversity, flexibility and connections to the outside world

  • Developing sufficient trust and strong relationships with partners remains a difficult issue in many partnerships

  • Operating as a network can speed up innovation, as well as mutual learning and performance

  • What successful innovation across sectors has in common is the creation and use of social capital.