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News article19 October 2022BrusselsDirectorate-General for Research and Innovation1 min read

The Commission is looking for experts on emerging digital technologies in the public sector

Following the Communication A New European Innovation Agenda, the Commission is looking for experts on emerging digital technologies in the public sector.

The expert group will focus on the use of emerging technologies in support of the public sector to improve, optimise and innovate its operations and service provision. The group will work on concrete cases selected by the Commission. The experts may also provide advice on the support actions and programmes related to public procurement, the digital provision of key public services to citizens and businesses, and experimentation with advanced emerging digital technologies by public authorities in controlled environments (regulatory sandboxes).

Experts can be independent individuals or organisations representing civil society, start-ups, academia, and research organisations. The group will have up to 15 members operating in the areas of innovation policy and specific relevant domains (artificial intelligence, blockchain, Internet of Things), EU legislation and ICT legislation, regulatory sandboxes and experimentation.


Experts shall demonstrate relevant competence and experience, including at European and/or international level, in areas relevant to the uptake and use of emerging technologies in the public sector. Candidates should have a solid professional/academic experience in one or more of the following areas: technology and law, regulatory design and governance, digital technologies, ethics and technology, innovation in the public sector.


The call for applications is available online. The deadline for applications is Saturday 12 November 2022.

More information

Register of Commission Expert Groups and Other Similar Entities

The New European Innovation Agenda


Publication date
19 October 2022
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation