How we help

PUBLIC advises governments, public bodies and partners seeking to digitally innovate their services and systems. We convene a unique ecosystem of technology companies who we work closely with to deliver a broad range of services from digital transformation to learning and challenge programmes.

Our services

We help public sector bodies improve the services they offer through:


PUBLIC works with policy and product teams to integrate emerging technologies within new service models and deliver truly modern digital transformation.

Challenge Programmes

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.

Learning Programmes

PUBLIC provides training and education programmes for public officials to better understand, work with, build and procure innovative technology.


Our support programmes help innovative companies to identify and solve public sector problems with new technology, aligning with digital transformation priorities in areas such as health and social care, transport, public safety, and cyber security.

How we help

Helping you


We help public bodies - departments, agencies, the NHS - to transform their services with new technology by setting digital strategy, designing user-centred services and building technical solutions in an agile way.

Open Regulation Platform (ORP)

Supporting the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) to build a new platform which provides access to UK regulation as enriched,

Helping you

Solve Problems

We run open innovation challenges with public bodies, crowding-in startups and innovators to solve old service problems with the latest cutting-edge solutions at lower cost.

Tech for our Planet: COP26 Challenge Programme

Engaging startups to pilot innovative solutions aimed at helping us achieve NetZero

Helping you


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.

Innovation in Defence

Defence Innovation Unit team up with PUBLIC to scale innovation training across Ministry of Defence

Helping you


We operate support programmes for innovative companies solving public sector problems, accelerating the pace of digital transformation across Europe and beyond.


Supporting startups to transform the public sector.

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