Innovation ‘cannot come too soon’ for NHS
Innovation represents one of the few ways the NHS can relieve the demographic and financial pressures it faces, a major new report from govtech investment firm PUBLIC says this week. But it says major barriers still lie in the way of digital health innovation.
£20m catalyses govtech innovation
Ahead of this week’s budget, chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a £20m govtech fund to help digital boost public sector productivity. The scheme is set to operate by connecting government departments with startups offering digital solutions, through a series of challenges. Julian Blake reports. (more…)
Korski’s £45bn govtech opportunity
Up until last June’s shock referendum result, Daniel Korski was a key pro-EU official at the heart of David Cameron’s Conservative government. This spring, he opened up Public, a VC-backed operation to help tech startups transform public services. In the first of our new AgendaSetters interview series, Korski talks to Julian Blake about his new project.