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 will have the real needs of a network of regions at its heart. Technical partners will 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 will work 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
  • 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 will also be able to join networking and community-building activities.

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.

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Welcome to DT4REGIONS: ERRIN embraces the next era of AI and Big Data for digital transformation of public services

As a partner in the new DT4REGIONS project, funded by the EU as a preparatory action proposed by the European Parliament, ERRIN will support Digital Transformation for Regions across Europe through a challenge-based platform enabling AI and Big Data collective solutions.