Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Digital Transformation of Public Administrations

The main objective of this event is to promote the uptake of Horizon 2020 projects’ results in the field of ICT-enabled Open Government, both at policy and market level. It is also the occasion to foster peer learning and networking activities among developers of Govtech solutions, potential clients, support service providers and policy makers.
Date: 
24/10/2017
Venue: 
European Commission, Covent Garden building, Karel Rogierplein 16, 1210, Sint-Joost-ten-Node
Organiser: 
REA

Organised by the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT), the Research Executive Agency (REA) and the innovation agencies MetaGroup and c*funds, the Digital Transformation of Public Administrations Event will stage projects' solutions pitches, exploitation and sustainability discussions including the framework conditions for results’ uptake, market opportunities and available support tools aside policy development updates in the GovTech area and related policy recommendations.

The event supports the aims of the current Commission's eGovernment Action Plan and the recently signed Ministerial Declaration on eGovernment in Tallinn, recognizing that whilst eGovernment solutions foster efficient governance, they also change citizens' approach to interacting with governmental organisations.

It is of a great interest of the Commission to gather feedback from the existing Horizon 2020 projects in order to fine-tune its future e-governance policies. This event is thus an excellent opportunity for policymakers to obtain valuable recommendations from the ongoing Horizon 2020 projects.

Moreover, this session is a valuable opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors to learn first-hand about commercialization possibilities of all invited 27 invited Horizon 2020 projects. This way, the organizers hope to maximize the chances of these projects to become successful services adopted by both public administrations and commercial ventures.

Registration

Registration will be considered as an expression of interest, and is subject to confirmation. 

Complete the registration form and return it to Bart Neerscholten and Nicoleta Alexandrescu

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