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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Helping you

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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'Managing the Digital Health Revolution'

This virtual panel session will explore what ICS leaders can do today to effectively manage their digital transition.

What we think

We share the latest insights from across the GovTech Community.
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Royal Navy and RAF Begin Second Year of The Percy Hobart Fellowship to Become “Innovative by Instinct”
Today, the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and US Navy, has announced that following on from the success of previous years, 43 selected Fellows have hit the ground running with their 12-week immersive education to drive innovation in defence with The Percy Hobart Fellowship.
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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’s Advancing Digital Health Series
PUBLIC’s Advancing Digital Health Series
Virtual panel launch on ‘Managing the digital health revolution’ | 10th February 2022
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Making procurement greener and more sustainable: working on new guidance for global governments
Making procurement greener and more sustainable: working on new guidance for global governments
With COP26 over, there has never been more interest in sustainability across the world - but nor has there probably been more frustration given all the lofty talk and little concrete action. 
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Is gamification the solution to sustainable behaviour change?
Is gamification the solution to sustainable behaviour change?
In this article, Jessica Taylor explains how governments can adopt methods of 'Gamification' to engage individuals, organisations and communities in sustainable behavioural change. ‍
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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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Game Design for Public Services
In this report, we explore the power of Gamification as a design toolkit to engage citizens in public initiatives.
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Startup Zero 2.0
Startup Zero 2.0 reflects on the key verticals with exciting opportunities for CleanTech innovation.
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The Future of Digital Government
To refocus digital public services on better outcomes for citizens.

Who we've worked with

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