What is BIND GovTech?

Via BIND GovTech, young companies will face the technological challenges of government organizations through open innovation projects. The selected startups will be able to implement their solutions in real environments, collaborating with one or more public sector companies in the Basque Country.

This initiative offers startups the opportunity to work on real projects in response to the challenges identified. The selected startups get a reference client in the public sector and access to training to be competitive in the sales process to the public administration.

Startup Benefits

  • Real Projects with Real Turnover

  • Facilitated Access to Market & Public Services
  • Rapid Implementation of Solutions
  • Reputable Reference Customer
  • Positioning and Visibility
  • Maintain Technology Ownership
  • Training to Navigate Public Sector
  • BIND Proven Success Model

Startups benefit from working with government agencies on innovation challenges that enhance the accessibility, efficiency, and sustainability of public services.

Who can participate?

  • Companies that are no more than 8 years old, that present the use of new technologies to meet the needs of current challenges facing the public sector.

  • Startups with disruptive technologies, that have already completed their technological development. Startups that have a product or solution that can be tested, proven, or is already available on the market.

  • Startups or scale-ups with innovative solutions that can be applied to different branches of public services, including: access control systems, big data & analytics, circular economy for food surplus, route optimization, automated data collection and extraction, data visualization tools, SaaS, AI, machine learning, deeptech and more.

GovTech Challenges for 2024

Seeking a variety of disruptive solutions are government agencies that focus on Energy & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Business Development, Information Technology & Digitisation, and the Basque Technology Park Network.

IT & Digitisation

Energy Agency

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Agriculture, Fisheries & Food


Environmental Management


Technology Park Network


Business Development Agency

SPRI taldea

Industrial Infraestructures

Agri-food security

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Basque Institute of Statistics

Key dates

Accepting startup solutions

Thru May 2nd