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Austrian Public Sector Award launched

07 October 2016
The Austrian Public Sector Award was officially launched in Vienna on 6 October. 

Austrian public administrations can submit their innovative projects in four categories:

1. Leadership and Steering - Achieveing better performance and impact, ensuring continuity and managing change via modern and integrative steering

2. Innovative Service Design - We deliver high quality services and products meeting the needs of our public sector clients

3. Co-creation and Cooperation - Enabling framework conditions for participation and sustainable impact with a high quality public sector

4. Diversity, Gender and Integration - Establishing diversity and equity with a future-oriented public sector


The deadline for submissions is 11 January 2017. The winners will be awarded in spring 2017.

For more information, please check the award website (in German).

The EPSA 2015 winners are…

Supra-local and local award: Every Child Safe Forever – The Development of Relentless Family Case Management and the End of Parole and Other Court Orders, submitted by the Youth Protection Amsterdam Region (NL)
European, national and regional award: BQ-Portal – The Information Portal for Foreign Professional Qualifications, submitted by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (DE)
Cross-cutting award: Urban Environment and Health, submitted by the Barcelona Provincial Council (ES)
Read more about the EPSA 2015 final event and award ceremony

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