Open. Participative. Resilient. This is how we imagine the public sector – and this is what we strive for.
Our formula for success
- Globalisation with regional roots.
- Strong bridges between different fields.
- A multidisciplinary team with connections to the public and private sectors and relevant communities.
The Institute for Public Sector Transformation was created in 2019 as a successor to the E-Government Institute, which was renowned both in Switzerland and abroad for its expertise in the use of new information technologies by the public sector and the state. We are building on that reputation and culture and aim to be an inspiring partner for organisations in both the private and public sectors.
The Institute for Public Sector Transformation’s partnerships with public sector organisations and private enterprises serve to enable knowledge exchange and promote innovation. Our partnerships focus on developing good practice and common research initiatives, staging inspirational networking events and collaborating in the areas of teaching and continuing education.
SocietyByte – the Centre for the Digital Society’s academic magazine
As part of the BFH Centre for the Digital Society, we report on research and news relating to the digital society in the academic magazine SocietyByte.
We provide monthly updates on new developments in the fields of e-government and public sector transformation.
The Institute for Public Sector Transformation regularly stages information events, designed to encourage a national and international exchange of information and to promote innovation within Switzerland.
Find out about our key regular events here. (German Page)
At the biannual eGov Focus conference, acclaimed speakers from Switzerland and abroad present the latest concepts and innovative projects relating to the use of information technologies by the state and the public sector.
Each eGov Focus concentrates on a different theme, allowing participants to gather specific information and to network with relevant parties. Representatives from all levels of the public sector, politicians and interested parties from the private sector and academia gain in-depth insights into the latest developments in the use of new information technologies by the state and the public sector.
The eGov Lunch, held four times a year, presents a current and innovative initiative in the use of new information technologies by the state and public sector. The informal setting of the eGov Lunch encourages constructive dialogue between representatives of the federal government, cantons, municipalities, associations, universities and private companies.
The keynote presentation and the discussion provide an insight into the latest developments and opportunities offered by the use of information technologies by the state and the public sector. The ensuing business lunch offers the ideal opportunity to exchange initial ideas and to network.