We help reimagine & build digitally enabled public services

Starting life as an accelerator and investor, we have become a leading European government-focused technology company
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The Public School of Technology

We launch our latest learning offer to equip public servants with the skills, knowledge, and tools to grasp the opportunities of the digital age. Visit the website to find out how to become instinctively innovative, operate confidently with new technologies, new business models, working cultures, and partnerships.
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Who we are

Our mission is to help public sector bodies transform the services they offer in order to create a better society for everyone. We believe that public service can be pursued both inside and outside of government.

How we help

Helping you

Transform

We advise public bodies – departments, agencies, the NHS – on how to transform their services using the most innovative technologies available to solve public problems.
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Transforming data access for online harms
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Solve Problems

We run Challenge Programmes to help solve public problems by convening innovators with cutting-edge digital technology.
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NHSX
Generating solutions to the COVID-19 crisis
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Learn

We teach public servants how to become instinctively innovative, equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and tools to grasp the opportunities of the digital age.
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Royal Navy and Royal Air Force
46 military personnel join The Percy Hobart Fellowship
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Scale

We lead programmes that challenge innovative companies to solve public sector problems, accelerating the pace of digital transformation.
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Our flagship GovStart programme
Supporting startups to transform the public sector.
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What’s happening

We convene the global GovTech ecosystem, facilitating collaboration between public bodies and innovative companies. Join our events to become part of our community and learn from the best and brightest innovators driving digital transformation in the public sector.
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Tech For Our Planet: Digital Solutions for Effective Energy Transition

Taking place during COP26, PUBLIC is hosting a roundtable on energy transition.
11
Nov
11:30 am

Tech For Our Planet: Leveraging Technology to Make our Financial Services Greener

PUBLIC is hosting a roundtable to discuss how a greener economy is crucial for a sustainable future.
11
Nov
6:00 pm

Tech For Our Planet: COP26 Startup Showcase

The Tech For Our Planet - Startup Showcase will showcase the leading digital solutions that can help us reach Net Zero. 

What we think

We share the latest insights from across the GovTech Community.
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Public confidence in accessing public services online skyrockets during pandemic
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World leaders join GovTech Summit to set out vision for new wave of digital government
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PUBLIC partners with City of the Hague and Ministry of the Interior to host GovTech Summit
Announcing our partnership with the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the City of The Hague and its Convention Bureau.
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AI to improve the sustainability of global food production
AI to improve the sustainability of global food production
In the lead up to COP26 this year, we’ll be showcasing each of the Tech For Our Planet startups, selected to showcase their technologies in the green zone in Glasgow. This week we spoke to Matthew Guinness, VP Sustainability at Hummingbird Technologies to hear more about their AgriTech solution.
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Can technology actually change healthcare?
Can technology actually change healthcare?
Does new technology actually improve public services or is there too much focus on gadgets , innovations and new technologies? PUBLIC's CEO explores.
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Introducing INDEX - A cross-government digital information and data exchange
Introducing INDEX - A cross-government digital information and data exchange
Over the past few months, PUBLIC has been supporting the Cabinet Office to launch the Information & Data Exchange (INDEX), an exciting new initiative focused on improving the way in which the intelligence assessment community consumes, stores and shares information and assessed data from across HMG.
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Prison Leavers Innovation Challenge
A challenge programme to develop and test novel solutions that can support prison leavers as they re-enter society, and contribute to breaking the cycle of reoffending.
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Dataport x PUBLIC Germany
In the context of a strategic partnership, PUBLIC Germany supports Dataport, Germany's largest public IT service provider, in exploring and harnessing the potential of GovTech startups for public administration.
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Innovation in Procurement
In 2020 PUBLIC worked with the London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI) to assess barriers preventing procurement collaboration between London boroughs.
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The Future of Digital Government
To refocus digital public services on better outcomes for citizens.
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The State of European GovTech
This report surveys the state of European GovTech in 2021.
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The Rise of UrbanTech
How new technology is reinventing local public services

Who we've worked with

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