01/25/2024 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/25/2024 09:24
techUK is delighted to present the following opportunity to work with Dorset Council UK.
Innovators and digital tech businesses are urged to throw their hat into the ring for future innovation work in Dorset.
Dorset Council UK has launched a new Digital Innovation Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to identify organisations looking to work with, or partner on, digital innovation initiatives.
By signing up to the DPS, organisations will also be notified of new opportunities to work with the council and its digital innovation partners.
Projects such as the multi award-winning 5G RuralDorset project and Dorset Open Networks Ecosystem Project have earned Dorset Council a reputation for leading on world-class research and development work that supports digital innovation.
Through this work, the council has developed an innovation ecosystem of local, national and international partners across public sector, academia, research and industry.
The DPS will help the council to scale and diversify this ecosystem to achieve its strategic aims around economic growth and social opportunity. It will also help the council support significant innovation capability in the areas Dorset has the strength - defence, security and agri-tech.
The online expression of interest form is now live. For more information and to register click here: Digital Innovation Dynamic Purchasing System - Dorset Council
techUK's Local Public Services Programme provides the forum for local public services to engage with industry to better understand the innovations out there, horizon-scan how the technologies of today and tomorrow can re-imagine local public services and solve some of the most pressing challenges our communities and places face. It also helps connect suppliers with each other, identify new business partnerships to help grow an ever thriving local government ecosystem.
The Working Group acts a neutral forum for knowledge exchange across the supplier base and for public sector stakeholders to engage with the market. While identifying common challenges and solutions and offering the opportunity to leverage synergies to partner as often an ecosystem approach is needed to solve a problem.
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