On May 19th 2006 representatives of the Swiss Confederation, several cantons and cities as well as several private companies founded the Swiss PPP Association (Verein PPP Schweiz). Its objectives are: to anchor PPP as a possible way to realize public tasks in Switzerland and to help on standardization; to position PPP as quality standard for the cooperation between the state and the economy, ensuring the public interests and leading to a win-win situation for both the state and the economy as well as to sustainable project successes; to motivate the public authorities to apply PPP as a methodical base for the examination and optimization of the tasks which become more and more complex.