The world’s second GovTech center will be opened in Kyiv. This information was reported by the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine on Telegram.

“The platform will facilitate the digitalization of the public sector, help implement innovations and develop e-governance. The GovTech Center will bring together scientists, businessmen, technology companies, the public sector, and global communities in the field of government technology,” the ministry said in a statement.

The opening of the center in the Ukrainian capital was agreed upon at the World Economic Forum in Davos by Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Education, Science and Technology of Ukraine, Björge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum, and Jeremy Jurgens, Managing Director of the Forum.

“Ukraine will become the second country in the world to have such a center, as our experience in public sector digitalization is unique and important for the whole world,” the Ministry of Digital Transformation added.

Mykhailo Fedorov emphasized on Telegram that the GovTech Center will be engaged in the digital transformation of the government, the development of e-governance and digital skills.

Thanks to the center, Ukrainian startups and innovators will be able to exchange experience with foreign partners and accelerate digital reforms in Ukraine.

The official also noted that the first center will soon be launched in Berlin.