NordForsk, Academy of Finland, Forte, the Research Council of Norway, Innovation Fund Denmark, the Estonian Research Council, Latvian Ministry of Education and Science and ESRC, are collaborating to fund research in the field of digitalisation of the Public Sector. Up to 10 internationally collaborative research projects with an overall budget of maximum €1 million each will be funded. A call for proposals will be issued in the autumn of 2019.
The overarching aim of the call is to combine and integrate knowledge-based, digital innovation efforts with research on the related effects and/or impact on society and end-users, based on factors that enable and drive digital transformation of public sector:
- emerging technologies
- emerging organisational practices
- and/or emerging regulatory frameworks and governance mechanisms.