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The City of Vienna offers a wide range of online services for the convenience of its citizens. The "Mein Wien" platform provides a personalized, one-stop solution for accessing city-related information, simplifying tasks such as registering a residence or paying dog license fees. It goes beyond traditional methods and ensures that citizens experience greater convenience and efficiency in their interactions with the government. With real-time updates on public transportation, weather, air…
Rainlevelr is a joint approach to reduce the risk of flooding. By utilizing the water basins of horticultural companies, the Delfland horticultural area can absorb heavier downpours, thus preventing flooding for both the businesses and the surrounding area. In Rainlevelr, regional authorities, ‘Glastuinbouw Nederland’ and horticultural companies collaborate closely. The uniqueness of this innovation lies in the collaboration among various stakeholders involved in the use of water buffers…
The innovation strategically aligns the Chamber of Commerce of Cosenza's (Camera di Commercio di Cosenza) personnel approach with its evolving goals and societal needs. It introduces a fully innovative, multidimensional recruitment process, impacting professional profiles, job announcements, selection processes, and communication strategies. This benefits the Chamber by enhancing recruitment efficiency and attracting qualified candidates, seemingly distant from institution but capable of…
MauPass has been developed for citizens and businesses to transact easily and securely with Government online. It is a single window of authentication service to provide a layered approach towards e-Authentication implementation for all government and other e-services. This initiative follows an urgent need for better identity and access management for a trusted ecosystem.
The project was born from the need to redesign the Ministry of Education's (MI) decision-making processes. The ITeR application is an organizational and management tool built to suit this purpose. The beneficiaries of the innovation are the MI actors involved in the process, but also the citizens who benefit from the measures being issued more quickly. ITeR is innovative because it enables the cooperation of all actors, keeps track of all documents and greatly simplifies the decision-making…
The Ministry of Economy has piloted a web-based module that integrates a Business License application into the national Business Registry to incentivize businesses to apply for a license online, right after incorporating and obtaining a tax number. This innovation provides undigitalized municipalities an online channel with standard requirements for businesses in their jurisdictions, while gaining a free web-based back office workflow, with trusted digital legal and tax information to ease…
In order to provide citizens with access to many residence-related services from a single point, rather than having to access each service separately, "My Residence" was launched on 9 March 2021. Under the Digital Transformation Office, many services related to the residence address of citizens are offered via the e-Government Gateway by 9 central government institutions as well as municipalities and utility companies.
BUPi, is a one-stop shop, developed to integrate different sources of information about property ownership and land management, gathering knowledge on the, until now, unknown land areas and sharing this knowledge with several government agencies in order to create economic and social value for citizens and for the country. BUPi ensures a simple and digital solution that citizens can use to identify and geo-reference their properties, according to the once-only principle.
To accommodate the growing foreign talent pool in Vilnius and support the city’s economic development, the Lithuanian Government established a unique one-stop-shop style service centre for foreign talent. Specialists representing various important state institutions gather in one place to provide services to foreign talent relocating to Vilnius. This is the first centre of its kind in Lithuania and comes as a great relief for foreigners while improving Lithuania’s image and increasing its…
Citizens and businesses often face complex, expensive and non-transparent procedures in order to acquire licenses, permits or certificates, or to fulfill their obligation(s). To solve this issue, the Register of Administrative Procedures (RAP) and its public portal provide information about more than 2300 procedures for citizens and businesses within competences of more than 90 authorities in Serbia – all in one place.  It makes public services easy, transparent, predictable and accessible…