Launch of the CLARITY website and network
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Launch of the CLARITY website and network

by tsveinsdottir   |   07 Jul, 2016

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Welcome to the CLARITY project website and blog.

The CLARITY project will support European Member States in their pursuit for greater trust, transparency and efficiency within their open eGovernment initiatives and highlight best practice within this field:

The CLARITY objectives are:

  • To mobilise stakeholders  across the open government ecosystem
  • To conduct a needs assessment and gap analysis to understand gaps in the market and support growth in innovative solutions for open eGoverment in Europe
  • To work with stakeholders to develop a blueprint for the next steps to encourage the provision and responsible take-up of eGovernment applications to enhance accountability, transparency and trust in public sector services

CLARITY is divided into six Work Packages, each of which tackles specific issues and questions.  Throughout the project, the consortium will seek engagement and feedback from stakeholders within the open eGovernment ecosystem. This will be achieved through the CLARITY website, LinkedIn profile and network group,  Twitter and other dissemination and communication methods.

We invite you to join the CLARITY network to:

  • Contribute to the future vision for open eGovernment applications in Europe
  • Receive updates on, and attend  innovation activities such as focus groups, workshops, the week-long CLARITY Sprint Event and the CLARITY Exhibition and final conference
  • Learn the findings from the needs assessment and gap analysis which will deliver up-to-date data on current gaps in the provision, design and development of open eGovernment applications
  • Use and contribute to the establishment of the interactive Open eGovernment Marketplace – a space for the advertising of various open eGovernment applications from across Europe

Thordis Sveinsdottir, CLARITY project manager.

thordis.sveinsdottir@trilateralresearch.com

About

The CLARITY project brings together stakeholder networks across Europe into an engaged and mobilised community that supports innovation in open eGovernment applications. If you are interested in contributing to the future vision of open eGovernment in Europe and in helping to bring it to life, we invite you to join the cause. Please sign up for our newsletter below and stay informed of opportunities to participate, interact and collaborate with other people in our network.


The CLARITY project is a two-year project, funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 framework. Grant Agreement number: 693881


Project Coordinator: Rachel Finn, Trilateral Research Ltd

Project Manager: Tally Hatzakis, Trilateral Research Ltd, tally.hatzakis@trilateralresearch.com

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