Act of 11 July 2014 on the principles of implementation of the cohesion policy programmes, financed under the 2014-2020 financial perspective, introduces a legal definition of the hybrid project (which is realized by public-private partnerships formula and co-financed from EU funds).
A hybrid project consists in joint project implementation by a public-private partnership within the meaning of Article 2(24) of the General Regulation, established in order to implement infrastructural investment.
Infrastructural investment shall mean construction, reconstruction or renovation of a building or furnishing property with equipment that increases its value or usefulness, combined with the maintenance or management of the investment for consideration.
Separate provisions shall apply to the selection or a private partner for a hybrid project.
Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parlament and of the Council of 17 December 2013, concerning EU cohesion policy for 2014-2020 , which is referred to in Article 34 (1) of the Act defines in Article 2 (24) public-private partnerships as a "form of cooperation between public bodies and the private sector, which aim to improve the delivery of investments in infrastructure projects or other types of operations, delivering public services through risk sharing, pooling of private sector expertise or additional sources of capital."
Act on the principles of implementation of the cohesion policy programmes, financed under the 2014-2020 financial perspective (working translation) (PDF 584 KB)