The Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy is dedicated to improving public-sector management and operations, including how the government interacts with private enterprises; enhancing private sector competitiveness; and achieving tangible benefits from public/private networks. The center collaborates with and receives support from foundations, government agencies, corporations, other universities and government research enterprises.
A recent report highlighted that in 2015, the number of cyberattacks against U.S. companies continued unabated in frequency and severity. There were cyberattacks against Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, United Airlines, Sabre Corp. and American Airlines.
Two defense behemoths, Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing Co., created the industry's version of a dream team when they announced plans last week to collaborate on the Air Force's next-generation bomber.
Researchers at the Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise (CPPPE) recently released their report examining the challenges surrounding the Department of Defense's (DoD) Independent Research and Development (IR&D) policies.
Our Distinguished Faculty
CPPPE faculty members are gifted individuals who have dedicated themselves to working closely with students in and out of the classroom. They enliven our classes with the most current developments in their fields and involve students in cutting-edge research.