With the multiple objective of defining the governance structure of the PPP, launching its portfolio activities and knowing each other, the 1st PPP steering committee was held in Brussels last March 13th. The initial part of the meeting was devoted to explain the objectives of the PPP, the activities of the BDVA as private counterpart, the BDVe project and the Governance Structure of the PPP. During the second part all projects represented at the meeting made an overall project presentation, emphasising possible hints on potential collaboration activities at programme level.