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Enabling Innovation
& Designing the Future

Ibtekr.org is the first digital platform specialized in public sector innovation in the Arab world

Ibtekr is a platform affiliated with MBRCGI. The platform provides different offerings from innovative case studies, interactive Moocs, seminars and talks, and very rich contents (diversified thematic reports, manuals and innovation tools)

An integrated digital platform for building innovation capabilities and promoting public sector innovations in UAE and around the world.

Ibtekr is the first platform in the world to specialize in public sector innovation in the Arab world. The platform was launched in implementation of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to spread the culture of government innovation, adopted in the United Arab Emirates, across the world. The platform aims to establish the culture of innovation and make it an integral part of governments mission, which will lead to building a generation of innovators and future leaders. Ibtekr reflects the UAE government commitment to invest in people, build their capabilities and encourage them to develop, innovate, and contribute to establishing effective business models and solutions to face future challenges.

We work with success partners from all over the world to offer you creative ideas in Government innovation.

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Browse a comprehensive knowledge database and globally and Arab-monitored reports on best practices and initiatives related to government innovation.

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Generative AI and Government Innovation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a rapidly growing field that has been changing the way we live, work and interact with technology. Over the past few decades, the rise of AI has been phenomenal, and it has revolutionized every industry, from healthcare and finance to transportation and entertainment

Featured case studies this week

We provide innovators with the best case studies from around the world every week

Transforming Urban Freight: Pioneering Sustainable Solutions for Greener Cities

In response to the growing environmental concerns associated with urban freight, cities, including Rosario, Bogotá, Kochi, Shimla, and Panaji, are proactively engaging in initiatives involving smart technology, forward-thinking urban planning, the promotion of sustainable practices, strategic policy development, and the cultivation of collaborations with the private sector. These collective endeavors are geared toward shaping a more sustainable future.
 . 5 June 2024

Philippines Takes on Circular Economy Measures to Tackle Plastic Waste

The Philippines is facing a serious pollution crisis due to plastic waste that threatens its seas, tourism, and the livelihoods of its people. With the support of international organizations, programs have been developed to collect and recycle plastic bottles, and mobile centers have been deployed to receive waste from residents in exchange for incentives that encourage them to adopt a circular economy approach.
 . 5 June 2024

Canadian City Determined to Reduce Food Waste

To address the interplay between climate change and food waste, the Canadian region of Guelph-Wellington has launched two initiatives to establish circularity in the overall system. Through diverse initiatives such as transforming food waste into valuable resources, recycling, banning the burial of organic waste, and enhancing collaboration for effective management.
 . 5 June 2024

Managing Water Crisis: Lessons from Cape Town's Drought Experience

Extensive efforts are made by big cities to plan and invest in ensuring the provision of the most crucial natural resource, which is water, especially in the face of climate change challenges that can adversely affect the availability of water in urban areas in two ways. It exacerbates water scarcity and contributes to accelerating population growth in cities due to the increasing migration of rural residents to cities, as environmental conditions suitable for agriculture decline in certain areas. In this context, Cape Town stands as a prominent case worthy of study in facing this challenge.
 . 8 May 2024
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🧑‍🏫 MOOCs

We provide the innovation community with interactive learning courses designed to drive action and accelerate innovation

Innovation Tools

How can you use innovation tools to develop some initiatives that contribute to the sustainability of innovation and turn it into a daily practice? How can this be achieved under a set of priorities by focusing on key challenges and issues? Register now....

Government Accelerators

It is a four-week MOOC that aims to raise awareness of the 100-day mechanism, which aims to develop innovative solutions and achieve a sustainable future.

Innovation in Government

The course is designed for government employees who are interested in learning more about innovation, and who aspire to improve their institutions' performance. It offers innovative methods and tools to inspire innovative ideas and find solutions to the challenges that face government entities.

⚒️ Innovation Tools

Innovation tools provide innovators a level playing field to develop world-class initiatives in their entities

CITIES INNOVATIONS to manage Urban Sprawl

The 21st century marks the First time in history where more than half of humans live in cities. From the earliest civilizations until the modern era, urbanization and non-agricultural activities were outliers to the human experience. Research suggests that 1 million people was the size limit on cities throughout history, even at the peak of empires, from Beijing to Rome to Baghdad. However, since the industrial revolution, that is no longer the case. The largest city today, Tokyo, is home to more than 37 million people, and there are ten additional urban areas exceeding 20 million people.

Generative AI and Government Innovation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a rapidly growing field that has been changing the way we live, work and interact with technology. Over the past few decades, the rise of AI has been phenomenal, and it has revolutionized every industry, from healthcare and finance to transportation and entertainment

The Rise of Government Communication

Do you want to learn about the most prominent government communication innovations through which governments around the world communicate with individuals and contribute to community involvement in designing government policies and initiatives?

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Reports

We work with global partners to publish special reports on the state of innovation in the public sector

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CITIES INNOVATIONS to manage Urban Sprawl

The 21st century marks the First time in history where more than half of humans live in cities. From the earliest civilizations until the modern era, urbanization and non-agricultural activities were outliers to the human experience. Research suggests that 1 million people was the size limit on cities throughout history, even at the peak of empires, from Beijing to Rome to Baghdad. However, since the industrial revolution, that is no longer the case. The largest city today, Tokyo, is home to more than 37 million people, and there are ten additional urban areas exceeding 20 million people.
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The Rise of Government Communication

Do you want to learn about the most prominent government communication innovations through which governments around the world communicate with individuals and contribute to community involvement in designing government policies and initiatives?
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GREEN GOVERNMENT & CLIMATE TECHNOLOGY REPORT

“Green government” operations are operations that minimize an entity’s environmental impact, including its energy use, water use, waste and pollution generation, and greenhouse gas emissions. Likewise, “climate tech” includes technologies that are used to address climate change. While government entities across the world face tight budgets, smart investments can reduce operational costs and demonstrate how to implement climate-friendly, green activities.
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Government Innovation Report to enhance social well-being

The Social Well-being Report aims to shed light on the breadth and diversity of innovations in promoting social well-being and reviews a range of innovative government policies and programs to improve the quality of life of individuals around the world.
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