A summary of the experiences of 10 government innovation laboratories through the “Innovative” platform.

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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 and the achievements that can be achieved. It also focuses on the latest global trends, examining a range 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 Building a sustainable economy of knowledge.

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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.

She noted that the idea of ​​the Government Innovation Laboratory is based on the organization of interactive workshops that use methodologies and models to develop creative ideas and real solutions to challenges, and to involve all actors in the development of plans for the implementation of ideas and to turn them into 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 and introducing them to the experiences of innovative government laboratories around the world and how they work to benefit from its experiences in tackling challenges and finding innovative solutions to raise performance and build a sustainable knowledge economy. reflects positively on government and individuals.


The report examines 10 innovation labs from 9 countries: Estonia, Belgium, Singapore, Indonesia, Canada, Portugal, Chile, the United States and the United Arab Emirates. In various areas of innovation to improve enterprise-based policies and services, improve solutions and create more efficient and flexible business models to develop governments’ innovative capabilities.

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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 to achieve development. directed innovations and the development, design and testing of policies that benefit members of society based on scientific thinking.

The report addresses laboratory X in Portugal, which focuses on simplifying government operations by increasing the participation of community members to improve procedures and make them more useful and effective. Health, energy and other issues.

The report also reviews the work system of the Office of the Executive Director of Technology in New York City and its role in using innovation in order to prepare for the future for the benefit of society. It also creates projects that policymakers, legislators , and regulators worldwide can approve and enforce.

The report examines the “City Builders in the Emirates” initiative, which is considered the greatest example of successful collaboration between government agencies in Dubai to improve and enhance services, and to allow staff teams to think outside the box to find the best solutions. good for different challenges. through ongoing workshops based on the application of creative design methodology.


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