Innovation in elder services 2011-2014.
An agreement between IPAP, the Centre for Children and Family Affairs Research (ICE-CCFR) and the alliance of senior citizens in Iceland (Landsamband eldri borgara) aiming to support research and development in elder services and affairs, enabling innovation in the field and the distribution of knowledge.
Post-graduate diploma programme for health sector administrators.
Beginning in academic year 2010-2011, within the graduate programme in public administration, the Faculties of Political Science, Economics and Business Administration, and the School of Health Sciences offer a specialized transdisciplinary post-graduate diploma study course intended for current and future leaders in the health sector in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the National University Hospital, Primary Health Care of the Capital Area, the Association of Hospital Directors and the Association of Health Care Companies.
Strengthening innovation in public administration.
In 2011 the institute signed a cooperation agreement with the Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannís) and Innovation Center Iceland, aiming to improve the use of public funds through innovation in public administration, to boost public organizations‘ capacity to raise their level of service to the public through increased innovation knowledge and skills within public institutions and ministries, to augment collaboration between the public and private sectors in the field of innovation and to support research into and development of innovation in Iceland.
In 2013 the institute signed an equivalent agreement with the Ministry of Finance.