Public innovation in the Digital Agenda for Europe: crowdsourcing ideas
Europe’s public services are in turmoil and there is increasing pressure put on public services to evolve urgently. We are committed in going digital to triple the bottom line of sustainability: environmental, social and economic.
Europe is hard at work when it comes to digital public services and sustainability with initiatives such as cross-border e-government, e-health for 2020, the European Innovation Partnership for active & healthy ageing, Digital Champions for e-literacy & e-inclusion, and soon a Smart Cities and Communities initiative.
This idea-generation space is launched to prepare the ground for the Mid-Term Review of the Digital Agenda for Europe (to be published in late 2012) and in preparation of the Digital Agenda Assembly. We aim to leverage the intelligence of Europeans to draw here the largest number of good ideas about one main question:
In which concrete ways should new Europe enable and deliver innovation in digital public services and sustainability?
For example, should we step up R&D in connecting activities and ‘liberating data’ in health and care?
Should we invest more – and in what – in Horizon 2020 in public sector innovation to enable citizens’ co-creation of digital public services?
Where will your ideas go?
The most voted and commented ideas will be analyzed and taken into account in the context of the the Mid-Term Review of the Digital Agenda for Europe. They will also be an input for support at European level such as in Horizon 2020 or other programmes and initiatives..
But we are also very interested in initiatives that you directly carry out to promote public innovation, which could be replicated across Europe.