The demands for a more open and agile public sector are increasing as changes and the complexity of social development. Innovations and new lifestyles put pressure on existing laws, regulations and customary working practices of authorities and other public actors.
The risk is that public organizations prioritize stability and avoid mistakes - instead of daring to take necessary initiatives that focus on the benefits of citizens or companies.
Smart policy development is an initiative to more quickly create modern and effective rules of the game for markets and the public sector, for example by using innovation methods from startups. The goal is to facilitate innovations that strengthen sustainable societal development.