UNU-EGOV attended the 23rd International Conference on Engineering, Technology, and Innovation (ICE-Conference 2017), which took place in Funchal, in the island of Madeira (Portugal), between 27-29 June, through the presence of its Postdoctoral Fellow Dimitrios Sarantis. Dimitrios represented the Operating Unit in the workshop entitled “Emerging ICT technologies for the public sector – how innovating the public sector helps meeting societal needs”. During the workshop it was discussed the innovative methodological framework to accelerate the transformation of the public sector through the identification and assessment of emerging ICT technologies that hold the potential to transform the public sector into a technology leader and innovation carrier. Possible ways of framework’s enhancement and future application have been explored and discussed.
The framework’s methodology, developed from EU project SONNETS, comprises the following activities: