Introduction to the Project

DT4REGIONS aims to create a European Platform for Regions to enable AI and Big Data collective solutions. It will be a unique challenge-based innovation platform for the development of tools and services of public interest. At the same time, it will enhance public administration efficiency and effectiveness in user-centric services.

Bringing together 14 partners and 13 supporting organisations from across Europe, the project has the real needs of a network of regions at its heart. Technical partners provide assistance to make the platform a sound and effective environment for the development of the next era of AI and Big Data for the digital transformation of public administration. Within this context, public administrations will be engaged in defining the platform services and will benefit from dedicated capacity building and mutual learning activities, with a view to exploiting the full potential of the platform itself. Regional innovation ecosystem actors will contribute to the identification of the platform functionalities and contents, as well as of the future public services to be developed and delivered on the back of AI and Big Data solutions.

 

Project Objectives

Specific objectives of the project are:

- Raising awareness and knowledge about AI and big data applications for public services within the public administrations and the regional ecosystem

- Stimulating peer to peer knowledge sharing among regions

- Increasing and enlarging policy discussions on topics of specific public interest

- Serving as a hub of a wide variety of data-related topics, such as open data, smart cities, digital skills

- Fostering innovation through practical exercises, including two hackathons, based on the concrete needs of public administrations and citizens.

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ERRIN's Role

ERRIN is responsible for communication and dissemination activities, as well as for community building. ERRIN works to give visibility to the project and the platform in the EU and beyond, through reaching and involving all stakeholders and the communities of actors interested in the content and the services provided by the platform.

  • Ryan Titley
  • Director of Projects
  • Rodolphe Doité
  • Project and Policy Manager
  • Ewa Chomicz
  • Member Relations and Communications Officer

Benefit & Links

ERRIN members will have an opportunity to benefit from the DT4REGIONS platform to develop tools and services of public interest and enhance their efficiency and effectiveness in user-centric services. Interested regions are also able to join networking and community-building activities, as well as contribute to shaping the DT4REGIONS platform before its launch.

The project will create links with the work of ERRIN's Working Groups, with particular emphasis on the cross-cutting ICT Working Group, offering possibilities to engage.

Project in Action

Latest Updates

  • By Rodolphe Doité

Invitation to Interview - European Committee of the Regions Study on Digital Resilience

The European DIGITAL SME Alliance wishes to engage with ERRIN on the topic of digital resilience in local and regional authorities.

  • By Lucy Hammond

Final release of the DT4REGIONS platform out now

DT4REGIONS, a project in which ERRIN is a partner, has launched its final release of the DT4REGIONS platform. With the final release, all those interested in the digital transformation of the public sector can now submit related DT Stories and DT Solutions directly on the platform. At the heart of the project, these will serve to unlock experience sharing, mutual learning and connecting with the community of practitioners and experts across Europe.

  • By Rodolphe Doité

ICT Working Group: Call for a new leader

Due to recent changes in leadership, the ICT Working Group leaders are looking for a new co-leader to join them.  

  • By Lucy Hammond

New Interoperable Europe Act proposal adopted

The Commission has adopted the Interoperable Europe Act proposal, which will support the creation of a network of digital public administrations to accelerate the digital transformation of Europe’s public sector. This act will help create a secure exchange of cross-border data and to share digital solutions. There is also an expected cost saving aspect through this act of between €5.5 and €6.3 million for citizens and between €5.7 and €19.2 billion for businesses dealing with public administrations. 

  • By Ewa Chomicz

DT4REGIONS Award: Submit your solution for digital transformation - deadline extended!

The DT4REGIONS Award, an initiative of the Digital Transformation for Regions project in which ERRIN is a partner, is now open for submissions until 30 November. The call is open for AI or Big Data based, currently implemented solutions for digital transformation of public services. Selected winners will bring recognition to their initiatives across Europe.

  • By Lucy Hammond

Third set of calls for proposals under Digital Europe Programme now open

The Commission has opened the third set of calls for proposals of the Digital Europe Programme, worth €200 million, under the 2021-2022 Work Programmes. A new call is also open for European Digital Innovation Hubs with additional €30 million.