Innovation Laboratories by Ministry of Interior: “Co-design of Public Organizations’ Innovation Model” 0 (0)

On 13, 19 and 27 July 2021 (10: 00-12: 00), the Innovation and Best Practices Department of the Strategic Planning and Innovation Directorate of the Ministry of Interior organizes innovation workshops, on "Co-designing a Model for Innovation Development of Public Organizations”.

The online co-design workshops are an introduction to innovation workshops and aim to collaborate with members of the innovation community to create the tools of an Innovation Development Model, which is designed to be a toolkit for projects’ and actions’ development in the context of innovation policy.

Members, who participate in the national public sector innovation network, can submit their participation interest through an online form after a relevant invitation that will be sent to them.

A few words about the workshops

Public organizations are systems that produce value for their beneficiaries through the management of their resources and the implementation of appropriate management systems. In a rapidly changing world, where challenges are becoming more complex, innovation is, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, one of the most important policies for public organizations to continue to meet challenges by improving their skills.

In the Strategic Planning and Innovation Directorate of the Ministry


OPSI OECD Innovation Workshop June 8, 2021: “Model 4 Facet: Adaptive Innovation” 0 (0)

On 8 June 2021 (14: 00-17: 00 CET), OPSI OECD, in collaboration with the Portuguese Ministry of Administrative Modernization, will conduct an online innovation workshop, in the 4-dimensional model, on “Adaptive Innovation: Creating Sustainable and flexible practices in the public sector”. This workshop is part of a series of workshops designed by OPSI OECD and part of a Horizon 2020 program, which is supported by the Ministry of Interior with the participation of the Innovation and Best Practices Department, as a member of the Public Sector Innovation Observatory of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Members of the innovation community who wish to attend this workshop online can submit an interest to participate in the link

until June 2, 2021 in order to then give them registration and access information.

Which are the 4 aspects of innovation?

Every public organization aims to serve the citizen directly or indirectly and in the context of its operation changes and innovates, whether consciously or not.

These changes and innovations have different aspects, goals and aspects and require different approaches. It is important for public organizations to think every time why they are innovating and if they are using the


Innovation Workshop “Preventive innovation capacity of public bodies and preventive technology policy” 0 (0)

On July 7, 2021 (13: 30-15: 15 CET), the Public Sector Innovation Observatory of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OPSI OECD) will hold an online innovation workshop on "Preventive capacity of public organizations and technology policy".

This workshop, following innovation workshops organized by OPSI OECD, delves into the preventive innovation aspect and focuses on examining the relationship between the design of public administration systems to manage future challenges, with changes in both Technology and Innovation.

Members of the innovation community who wish to attend online this workshop, which is held in English, can apply at until 02 July 2021 in order to be given registration and access information.


A few words about the workshop

We are in a period of rapid socio-technical change, as well as increased uncertainty due to increasing challenges such as pandemic outcomes management, climate change response and technological development, which disrupts organizational models and public organizations’ relations with society.

In the context of effective preventive management of future challenges, the Technology and Innovation systems that support the technological transformation of public organizations should be designed taking into account the need to redesign the operation of public organizations.

What we will


Preventive Innovation Management: Conclusions from the OECD Innovation Workshop – March 11 and 12 0 (0)

The OECD, in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance of Finland and with the support of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme, organized on 11 and 12 March 2021 an international online workshop on anticipatory innovation, one of the 4 facets of innovation, according to the OPSI-OECD model.

Anticipatory innovation is action based on knowledge of the future, creating something new that can have an impact on public value. It helps governments explore and operate in view of uncertain change.

Anticipatory innovation management refers to the structures and mechanisms that help and promote anticipatory innovation in relation to other types of innovation in the public sector.

Anticipatory innovation is one of the four facets of innovation, based on the "4 facet" model developed by the OECD Public Sector Innovation Observatory.

The workshop was attended by akmost 300 executives, from 70 countries, including executives from the Greek public administration.

The 3 topics discussed at the workshop

The discussion focused on 3 topics:

1) how to set up systems of anticipatory innovation management on the national level2) how to build in room for radical experimentation,

3) how to align these activities with traditional strategies and possible missions governments may have.How

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