Helping you...

Solve problems

PUBLIC runs open innovation initiatives on behalf of public bodies - such as Challenge Programmes and Grant Funds - to source and scale new, low-cost solutions to public problems powered by innovative digital technologies

What is a challenge programme?

We help solve public sector challenges through a challenge-based approach to identify public sector problems and scale solutions alongside innovative companies that leverage new technologies.

1. Identify challenges

Through design methodologies, we uncover critical public sector challenges, identify leading market trends, and map new technology innovations.

2. Build an ecosystem

Articulate, build and grow an ecosystem around an organisation's challenges and needs.

3. Run a competition

Run a global reaching competition to source and assess the most suitable solutions, based on technical feasibility and expected impact.

4. Scale solutions

Define a clear path for partnership and implementing real-world solutions.

Why challenge programmes?

Assess cutting edge technologies

Promote new working cultures

Test solutions in a safe environment

Unlock learnings

Scale the best solutions

Wide view of the market

Who we've worked with

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