Ile-de-France Regional Organizational Model for Digital Public Policies

Project information

Index: 1115R4
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:the Information Society
Location FRANCE ÎLE DE FRANCE Île de France Start/End date of the practice
Start: 1999

Topic of the practice

Digital regional strategies, digital regional agencies

Good Practice Information

Regional ICT development agency to forecast, implement and evaluate digital public policies in IdF Region. La Fonderie (2012), replacing Artesi (1999),is a lean and dynamic structure to boost the territorial digital development and be a forerunner of public policies, to quickly respond to needs, challenges, and perpetual digital evolution, encouraging the expansion of technological innovation and
economical competitiveness. The agency has two important areas of action: supporting regional digital policies and implementing projects on emerging digital topics. It keeps contacts with foreign public actors engaged in similar processes. It acts as a catalyst for a wide range of targets, including SMEs, non-profit associations and public local authorities in their appropriation process of ICT.

Evidence of success

Organisation of: regional, national or international events; events to federate communities and accelerate projects, with many participants and PA involved; 3 calls for projects with regional PA: 42 projects funded. IdF OD portal launched in June 2013 (now hosts 263 datasets). Support for digital transition of traditional businesses in 2012: 78 companies and 222 projects were supported

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Maria Nadejde/ Gregoire Odou

La Fonderie

Annex completed on: 03-12-2014

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