GovTech in Focus: Top tenders and awards, April-May

By | 2020-05-15T08:36:34+00:00 May 14th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Startups, we know that selling to the public sector is tough. In a monthly series, PUBLIC – in partnership with Tussell, the data provider on UK government contracts and spend – provides the GovTech community with the lowdown on the most valuable and exciting GovTech tenders issued by public-sector bodies every month – as well [...]

GovTech in Focus: Top tenders and awards, March-April

By | 2020-04-15T09:02:58+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Startups, we know that selling to the public sector is tough. In a monthly series, PUBLIC – in partnership with Tussell, the data provider on UK government contracts and spend – provides the GovTech community with the lowdown on the most valuable and exciting GovTech tenders issued by public-sector bodies every month – as well [...]

GovTech in Focus: Artificial Intelligence Special Report

By | 2020-04-08T13:45:09+00:00 April 8th, 2020|Tags: , , |

In a special quarterly edition of GovTech in Focus, PUBLIC – in partnership with Tussell, the data provider on UK government contracts and spend – looks at public-sector spend on particular technologies, including value, trends and key contracts. In this edition, we investigate how the public-sector is buying and using artificial intelligence, and what this [...]

Conversations with founders: How to build a GovTech startup (Part II)

By | 2020-03-18T15:12:01+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the second in our series of ‘Conversations with founders’, here we interview three GovTech founders about their experiences building a startup.

GovTech in Focus: February’s top tenders and awards

By | 2020-03-09T15:36:43+00:00 March 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Startups, we know that selling to the public sector is tough. In a monthly series, PUBLIC – in partnership with Tussell, the data provider on UK government contracts and spend – provides the GovTech community with the lowdown on the most valuable and exciting GovTech tenders issued by public-sector bodies every month – as well [...]

How ‘Accessibility Tech’ will be a key trend for European startups, investors and cities in 2020

By | 2020-02-24T16:45:11+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The rise of the smart city poses a new and difficult problem for governments: as more services move online, and the nature of those services becomes increasingly complex, they risk becoming inaccessible to large groups of the population. A diverse group of European startups are working to tackle this problem by developing solutions to make smart cities work for all inhabitants, regardless of their accessibility needs.

Conversations with founders: How to build a GovTech startup

By | 2020-02-19T13:10:23+00:00 February 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As part of our research for PUBLIC’s upcoming report on the background of GovTech founders we interviewed 8 startup founders to explore some of the challenges and successes encountered when building a GovTech startup.

GovTech in Focus: January’s top tenders and awards

By | 2020-03-09T15:17:32+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

In the first of a new monthly series, PUBLIC - in partnership with Tussell, the data provider on UK government contracts and spend - provides the GovTech community with the lowdown on the most valuable and exciting GovTech tenders issued by public-sector bodies every month - as well as the opportunities you might have missed.  [...]

Tech & trust: good news for GovTech in Edelman’s 2020 Trust Barometer

By | 2020-02-05T15:48:16+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week, for the twentieth year in a row, PR giant Edelman launched its Trust Barometer. The annual survey assesses global public trust in the four institutions that are pillars of modern life: Government, Business, the Media, and Non-Governmental Organisations (third sector, etc.).