Research project

TRansforming into OPen, Innovative, and Collaborative Governments (TROPICO)

The goal of TRansforming into OPen, Innovative, and Collaborative Governments (TROPICO) is to examine how public administration is being transformed to enhance collaboration in policy design and service delivery, thus advancing the participation of public, private and societal actors. The project's duration is from June 2017 till May 2021 and it has a special focus on e-government and public sector innovation. The project has received 4.75 million euros from the  EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The project is coordinated by the University of Bergen (UiB) and Gerhard Hammerschmid and Kai Wegrich are the project collaborators from the Hertie School, leading a work package on collaborative public management practices in the delivery of innovative public services. See here for more information.

Project partners

The project is led by the University of Bergen (UiB), in partnership with Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Hertie School of Governance (Germany), Tallinna Tehnikaulikool (Estonia), Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain), Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), University of Antwerp (Belgium), Roskilde University (Denmark), Kozep-Europai Egyetem (Hungary), Cardiff University (United Kingdom), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France) and Universität Potsdam (Germany).

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Funding

The project has received 4.75 million Euro from the EUs Eighth Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020.

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