In Estonia, the government policy development lab Accelerate Estonia has partnered with Garage48 to run a 6 hour 'hackathon' which collected 96 ideas, with over 860 people in the official slack. They now have 28 teams working together on projects as a result.
Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact
The Coronavirus outbreak forces governments to search for innovative solutions from new sources, due to the systemic nature of the threat, the speed at which the situation is changing, and the capacity of government.
Accelerate Estonia; Garage48
- National/Federal government
- Non-Profit/Civil Society
Issues being addressed:
- Crowdsourcing solutions
20 March 2020