The Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation presents the report “Government Laboratories”.

Dubai: “Bay”

The Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation, through the Ibtikr knowledge platform, launched the Government Laboratories report as part of the platform’s initiatives aimed at popularizing the culture of innovation and sharing government innovative experiences in various fields. 10 different innovative laboratories from 9 countries, and focuses on the role of Innovation laboratories as a tool to enable innovation in government.

The report focuses on the framework of government innovation laboratories, the advantages of operating models, the achievements that can be achieved and the latest global trends, examining a number of case studies for laboratories around the world, and addresses the success factors of innovation laboratories and provides in-depth insights for governments seeking to develop their innovative capabilities and build a knowledge-based and sustainable economy.

increase readiness

Abeer Tahlak, Director of the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation, confirmed that the government labs report aims to keep pace with developments and changes taking place in the world, and provides a new tool for governments represented in launching innovative labs that use opportunities and opportunities and build solutions to challenges, noting that the idea of ​​the government innovation lab is based on organizing workshops Interactive work that uses methodologies and models to develop creative ideas and realistic solutions to challenges, and involves all stakeholders in developing plans to implement ideas and return. those in reality, which contributes to increasing the efficiency and performance of government work.

Abeer Tahlak said the “Government Laboratories” report is a key tool to enable innovation in government and the economy, and in support of efforts to build and empower future governments, to develop their own initiatives and projects, and to increase their readiness for the future. building the skills of human resources, acquainting them with the experiences of innovative government laboratories around the world, and how they work to benefit from its experiences in meeting challenges and finding innovative solutions to raise the level of performance and build a sustainable knowledge economy that reflects positively on government and individuals.

10 laboratories from nine countries

The report examines 10 innovation labs from 9 countries: Estonia, Belgium, Singapore, Indonesia, Canada, Portugal, Chile, USA and UAE. Areas of innovation to improve enterprise-based policies and services, improve solutions, and design more efficient and flexible business models to develop governments’ innovative capabilities.

The report highlights the Accelerat Estonia laboratory, which focuses on creating new markets with government support, creating a conducive environment and exploring new opportunities for the private sector. Achieving the best results.


The report also examines the working mechanism of “Innovation in the Department of Government Services in Singapore”, which combines the principles of design thinking, behavioral knowledge, organizational development, business process re-engineering, data analysis and planning. scenarios.

The report also addresses the Pulse Laboratory in Jakarta, Indonesia, whose experience is based on strengthening partnerships, developing innovative ways and methods of working, and supporting the implementation of policies and legislation through big data analysis and artificial intelligence for achieve development, and review the operating system of the Ontario Province Behavioral Insights Unit in Canada, focusing on data-driven innovations and developing, designing, and testing policies that benefit community members based on scientific thinking.

The report addresses laboratory X in Portugal, which focuses on simplifying government processes by increasing the participation of community members to improve procedures and make them more useful and effective. He also examines the Lab Job initiative in the Republic of Chile, which is a practical human-centered design application addressing health care, energy and other issues.

New York

The report also reviews the work system of the “Office of the Chief Technology Officer in New York City” and its role in using innovation in order to prepare for the future to achieve social interest, and addresses the experience of legislation. The lab in the UAE and its efforts to formulate better policies in support of change, allowing for maximum benefit, as well as creating projects that policymakers, legislators and regulators around the world can embrace and implement.

city ​​builders

The report reviews the “UAE City Builders” initiative, which is the largest example of successful collaboration between government agencies in Dubai to improve and enhance services, and allow staff teams to think outside the box about it. find the best solutions to different challenges through ongoing seminars based on the application of creative design methodology.

It is worth noting that the digital platform “Innovate”, the first of its kind in the Arab world, offers courses and educational methodologies, interactive training laboratories and knowledge data that focus on the distribution and distribution of tools, best and successful practices. models related to government innovation, enabling government agencies to develop initiatives and come up with innovative solutions to increase the efficiency of the government sector Improving the services provided by governments to improve people’s lives and build a better future good for generations.

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