Transcript of "EEN-HK Operational Plan (Proposed Outline)"
Proposed outline from Asia Pacific Intellectual Capital Centre: Enterprise Europe Network – Hong Kong Operational Plan (March 2012) Outline/Table of contents: 1. Business concept of Enterprise Europe Network – Hong Kong Partner (EEN‐HK) ‐ Background – an integrated approach ‐ Supports and enhances EU’s “Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP)” and Hong Kong’s “SME Support” and “Guangdong‐Hong Kong Cooperation” policies ‐ Seamlessly links Hong Kong’s SMEs to EEN for innovation and technology upgrade 2. Potential partner organisations ‐ Support from HKSAR Government ‐ Support from EEN‐Scotland ‐ Cooperation with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade in Guangdong Province (CCPIT‐GD) ‐ Cooperation with International Technology Transfer Network in Beijing (ITTN‐Beijing) 3. Objectives of EEN‐HK Partner ‐ Internationalisation and technology upgrading of Hong Kong SMEs ‐ Build synergy between – European Union, Hong Kong, Guangdong, Beijing and eventually the rest of China ‐ Assists knowledge‐intensive industries and technology transfer – no of technology transfer is one of the key success measures ‐ Assists HKSARG to indentify needs and shape policies ‐ Increase awareness – through conferences and workshops ‐ Service delivery to SMEs – technology transfer and knowledge ‐ Build network of excellence by industry (or Intellectual Capital Management Groups ‐‐ ICMGs) Enterprise Europe Network – Hong Kong Partner Operational Plan Page 1
4. Implementation strategy – focus on “SME Support” and “Service Integration” ‐ Seek HKSARG Support (e.g. HKSTP and IPD to participate in EEN‐HK application to European Commission and explain why EEN‐HK supports existing “SME Support” and “Guangdong‐Hong Kong Cooperation” policies ‐ Learn from Silicon Valley (e.g. encourage spin‐offs from government funded R&D and selling the vision to the public) ‐ Promote technology acquisition and commercialisation skills and assists Hong Kong SMEs to use those skills ‐ Learn from EEN‐Scotland at a practical level ‐ Promote “Hong Kong as a Gateway to China” concept to European SMEs ‐ Drive “No Wrong Door” policy and seamless cooperation with EEN ‐ Implement performance measures – including “No. of Technology Transfer” as a key indicator 5. Implementation programme ‐ Skill acquisition, product development and coordination with other HKSARG agencies ‐ Begin to implement “No Wrong Door” policy – with assistance from HKTDC and CCPIT ‐ Build awareness – promotion to HK‐SMEs and EU‐SMEs through international events ‐ Services delivery to SMEs – Innovation Services (technology and knowledge) and Internatinalisation, Intellectual Capital Management Groups (ICMGs) by industry ‐ Information feedback, policy consultation and policy formulation 6. Implementation phases ‐ Phase I – focus on “product development” and development capacity development for EEN‐HK ‐ Phase II – cooperation with EEN‐Guangdong Partner (i.e. CCPIT‐GD) ‐ Phase III – cooperation with ITTN‐Beijing 7. Financial Budgets Enterprise Europe Network – Hong Kong Partner Operational Plan Page 2