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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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  • 01Aug

    Next Generation Internet

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    The internet is a technology ‘commons’ unlike anything before – a shared benefit and shared responsibility for all of its users. It was never designed to perform the tasks it is expected to perform, and it is certainly not future proof as-is. We need to do better in making sure that the internet as a shared global technical and social infrastructure is able to carry its heavy responsibility. This is especially relevant as we are about to embark on fascinating new journeys where we depend entirely on a safe, secure and open internet as a carrier - including an expected flood of connected devices on the outside and inside of our bodies, vehicles, buildings and infrastructure.

  • 18Jul

    Real digital innovation requires a paradigm shift

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    The sharing economy is having an enormous impact on our cities. In the coming years new technological developments will change them even more drastically. The question is: who owns the platforms? The Google's and Airbnb's of this world, who are unaccountable and primarily in it for the money? Or the platform cooperatives, who focus on open technology, the commons and actual sharing? Should we take it one step further and radically change our economic thinking?

  • 18Jul

    New policy addresses gaps in eHealth service provision

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    Brand new data and cyber security policy from the Department of Health (UK) addresses gaps in eHealth service provision identified the by CLARITY consortium. Just days after the CLARITY consortium submitted their Gap Analyses, which highlights gaps within the current provision of open eGovernment services, the UK Department of Health has announced plans to increase spending on cyber and data security to more than £50m, and also for introducing digital systems that allow patients to track how their data is used, and by whom.  This report thus responds to the following gaps highlighted in CLARITY work so far.

     

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Futurium

Let Commission and your own government know what public administrations can do better


Tamas Erkelens
CTO Office, city of Amsterdam

Digital Social Transition

I have used the Futurium platform to voice my concerns on digital inclusion. As government services are increasingly are becoming only accessible through online channels it should be a priority to make sure we are excluding anybody.



Read more about Tamas' idea on Futurium
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