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Last update: 10/04/2024

Register for the three upcoming PSTW webinars

Emerging technologies are making public organisations rethink the way they manage and deliver public services. The Public Sector Tech Watch aims to track record of the increasing uptake of these technologies through a database of use cases, scientific reports and insightful webinars. On this topic, we are happy to announce that a new series of webinars will be hosted by the Public Sector Tech Watch: ‘Innovating the EU Public Sector: Insights on Artificial Intelligence Adoption and the GovTech Ecosystem’. Through three different sessions, you will be able to discover: The related competencies…
Last update: 12/03/2024

Interoperability Assessments Guidelines: Your Questions Answered

Starting from the beginning of 2025, the upcoming Interoperable Europe Act (IEA) introduces mandatory interoperability assessments for the digital public services of European public administrations involving cross-border data exchange. This requirement (set out in Article 3 of the Act) will be applicable for the EU institutions, EU Member States, as well as for public administrations at the regional and local level. In preparation for this, efforts to draft guidelines for these assessments have commenced, with the objective of establishing best practices that maximise benefits while minimising…
Last update: 09/04/2024

Read the Policy Brief on the Digital transformation of public services

The document is a Policy Brief from the Policy Learning Platform for a smarter Europe, published in March 2024.The European Union is playing a leading role and has been actively developing policy frameworks for the digitalisation of the public sector. This policy brief provides a general overview of the most relevant initiatives, regulations, and strategies of the European Union, which are shaping Europe’s digital future.The European Union's strategy for the digital transformation of public services is centred on enhancing accessibility, efficiency, and user-centricity. This strategy also…
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Joinup User Group Meeting (19/04/2024)

Join us for the upcoming virtual Joinup User Group Meeting on Friday, 19th of April 2024, from 14:00 to 15:00 CET. This session will be an opportunity for all Joinup users to discover the platform's…

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Last update: 16/04/2024

A look into… GÉANT

GÉANT results from the collaboration of European National Research and Education Networks (NRENs). The project aims to deliver an information ecosystem of infrastructure and services to advance research, education, and innovation on a global scale.The GÉANT Software Tools form a technology stack which supports the full software development life-cycle from requirements management via issue/task management to source code repository and through continuous integration and deployment service to binaries repository and production deployment. The stack includes Jira, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Sonarqube…
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Last update: 16/04/2024

Boot camp 3 cohort unveiled

GovTech Connect is delighted to announce the 16 exciting startups who will be joining our third Boot Camp - Reimagining Cities for a Sustainable Future! Selected from applicants across Western Europe, our 16 startups will explore how to bring their innovative Smart Cities solutions to the public sector in areas including:Smart EnergySmart MobilitySmart WellbeingSmart EngagementWildcards (inc. Water Management, Documentation, Infrastructure, and Planning)Kicking off later this week, the programme will deliver 5 weeks of training on working with government, innovative business models, pricing…
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Last update: 15/04/2024

Learn all about CAMSS with IOPEU Academy's new course!

We are delighted to introduce a new course at the Interoperable Europe Academy: "The Common Assessment Method for Standards and Specifications (CAMSS)". This essential training program is tailored specifically for EU public sector employees who are involved in the evaluation and adoption of standards and specifications aimed at boosting interoperability among EU services. The CAMSS framework is crucial for the development of digital public services that are efficient, transparent, and accessible across the European Union. By standardising the assessment method, CAMSS ensures that the standards…
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GovTech Connect

What is GovTech Connect?GovTech Connect is a is a multi-year, cross-border project, created under DG CONNECT of the European Commission, that entails a variety of initiatives convening and mobilising the GovTech…
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Data Europa Academy

The Publications Office of the European Union provides free online learning material on the concept, use, visualisation and management of open data. See the list below for an overview.All e-learning material are on https…


MyGNUHealth uses the latest mobile and desktop technology, such as Kivy framework. MyGNUHealth Personal Health Record is a privacy-oriented PHR, that will put the citizen and the patient in control of her health and…

Quba e-invoice viewer

Quba is a offline viewer application for Peppol-, CII-, UBL-, XRechnung- and Factur-X/ZUGFeRD.It is open source, can also validate invoices and orders using "Mustangserver" when online and can be downloaded free of…
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A look into… GÉANT

GÉANT results from the collaboration of European National Research and Education Networks (NRENs). The project aims to deliver an information ecosystem of infrastructure and services to advance research, education, and…

ITB v1.22.0 released

A new release of the Interoperability Test Bed software is now available. Release 1.22.0 of the Interoperability Test Bed software, based on the GITB CWA specifications, is now available.This release significantly…

Exploring GovTech

In a recent session at the GovTech Café, João Ricardo Vasconcelos, senior governance specialist at the World Bank, provided insights into the evolving landscape of digital governance. Highlighting the significance of…

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The GovTech Startup Challenge for innovative procurement is a pilot to test an open innovation process and innovative procurement at a cross border European level, with the objective of bringing innovative solutions from…
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LDES webinar

On 30 April 2024 from 10:00 until 12:00 CEST a webinar on LDES will be held.A Linked Data Event Stream (LDES) is a data publishing approach which allows you to publish any dataset as a collection of immutable objects…
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What's Joinup

The Joinup platform is the European Commission's one-stop shop for interoperable, open, and free digital government ICT solutions and an online space for e-Government professionals and enthusiasts to share and learn about digital public services and initiatives.

Joinup covers the hands-on aspects of interoperability.

What's Interoperable Europe

It’s the European Commission’s initiative for a reinforced interoperability policy showcasing news and events about government-related interoperability, along with initiatives and best practices that support the digitalisation of EU public administrations.

Interoperable Europe covers the policy angle of interoperability.