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The government has announced a £20 million fund and a new “Catalyst” team to operate at the heart of government to help tech firms deliver innovative fixes to public sector challenges. The new Catalyst team will act as a ‘front door’ to tech firms, giving them a clear access point where they can put forward their innovative ideas.

Tech firms bidding to the £20m fund will have free reign to create truly innovative fixes and those successful will receive funding to cover their research and development costs.

Digital Minister, Rt Hon Matt Hancock said, "this new funding is an important part of our plans to make the UK the best place in the world to start and grow a digital business" and to position the UK as a world leader in digital innovation.”

Digital Leaders Chair, Jacqueline de Rojas said, "The Catalyst scheme will create a ‘front door’ into the public sector for tech businesses with exciting new ideas and solutions that would otherwise get lost."

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Thought Leadership
Lisa Riemers
Chris Yiu says we need a revolution in public policy, to match the revolution in tech in order to maximise its benefits.
Mayank Prakash
Vivienne Artz reflects on the importance of focus, transparency and leadership in the pursuit of diversity in tech.
Matthew Evans
Myra Hunt defines 'digital' for Defra, and stresses the importance of cultural and human factors in digital transformation.
Kuldip Sandhu
Oliver Childs considers how the potential ofdigital technologies can be translated into real-world value in the healthcare sector.

National Events
Arnab Banerjee
Join Arnab Banerjee in London where he will examine Brexit's impact on managing and retaining talent on 21 November.
Tom Lynham
Join Pete Bradbury on 23 November at the London salon to explore practical uses of predictive analytics to inform decisions.
Pete Bradbury
Join Yalena Coleman at the London Salon on 28 November to discuss how IoT will disrupt the way we live, work, and do business.
Nicky Stewart
Join Kate Mayfield in London for an interactive Workshop discussing agile working in the digital age, on 29 November.

DL Local
Sarah Tulip
Join Ian Sharp at the Yorkshire salon on 20 November discussing Healthcare's smart future and fears of data breaches.
Dan Danham
Keep up with Scotland's latest thought leadership, including Sally Dyson'srecent piece on digital skills and inclusion.
Kate Mayfield
Check out the latest on the North East page, including Sue Yoxall's article on the growing potential of Augmented Reality.
Andy Street
Join DWP at the Manchester Hackathon and attempt to develop an innovative solution for unemployment on 23/24 November.

Topics
Leigh Smyth
Check out the GDPR topic page, including a Public Sector briefing, hearing from speakers including Theo Blackwell.
Zoe Gould
See the events and thought leadership on the Health topic page, including our upcoming DL Yorkshire Salon.
Jacqueline de Rojas
Keep up with the latest on the SMEs topic page, including the GDPR briefing for SMEs with speakers including Jacqueline de Rojas.
Will Wynne
Did you miss our webinar on Agile earlier this week? Catch up with the latest content on ourSkills topic page.

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