Skip to main content
European Commission logo
European Digital Innovation Hubs Network

Public Administration, with main focus on Artificial Intelligence


Publication date
12 April 2023


Several EDIH expressed interest to work together and share knowledge and experiences on the implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Public Administrations.

Objectives of the working group

  • Discussing the challenges and seize the opportunities that AI brings to advance the digital transformation of public administrations in the EU.
  • Facilitate the connection to other EU initiatives on AI in the public sector (e.g. AI Test and Experimentation Facilities for smart cities, GovTech platform and pilots, AI in the public sector database of use cases, AI-on-demand platform, sandboxing, Big Public Buyers’ Community of Practice focusing on AI procurement, AI registries as well as other European projects and studies, etc.).
  • Jointly identify EU funding opportunities and access to relevant skills/capacity building programmes.
  • Seek to identify standards, technical specifications, algorithms as well as appropriate data, so as to foster interoperability and re-usability of AI-enabled solutions in the public sector.
  • Help the take-up of human-centric, ethical AI in the public sector and contribute to the creation of a European GovTech market.

Next meeting

The next WG meeting will be announced on this page.


Previous meetings and activities

The eighth online meeting took place on the 5/03/2024

The seventh online meeting took place on the 15/12/2023

The sixth online meeting took place on the 27/10/2023

The fifth online meeting took place on the 8/09/2023

The fourth online meeting took place on the 30/06/2023

The third meeting was held in-person on 1/06/2023 at the EDIH Summit in Brussels. 

The second online meeting was held on 16/05/2023.

The first online meeting of this group was held on 28/04/2023.


Documentation and information

Public information is shared through this web page. The group also share documents of common interest on the CIRCABC platform.

You can access the CIRCABC dedicated space using your EU-Login if you are part of the group. For information please contact

Further information

The European Commission will facilitate the knowledge sharing by providing an online platform (Joinup - and invite all EDIHs to share their experiences, recommendations and concerns on the subject matter.

The Digital Transformation Accelerator will provide technical and organizational support to the working group as needed.

If your EDIH is interested in participating or you require further information, please contact:


GovTech The European Commission is supporting and encouraging the GovTech Connect Community. You can find more information on it here:



Below you find the presentation slides and minutes of the meetings. 

Please note that all the necessary documents of the WG are available for logged in users.



(1.86 MB - PDF)