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Ancona Chamber of CommerceAncona Chamber of Commerce
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The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (1)The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (1)
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The Ancona Chamber of Comme...
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The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (2)The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (2)
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The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (3)The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (3)
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Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation
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Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation
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Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation
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Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation
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Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation
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Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation
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Ancona Chamber of Commerce ProjectsAncona Chamber of Commerce Projects
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ITAC Project (cod.151)ITAC Project (cod.151)
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Italian Chambers of Commerce partnership: Ancona (lead partner), Trieste,
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Ancona Chamber of Commerce PAT LIB office (1)Ancona Chamber of Commerce PAT LIB office (1)
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It is a patent library, the only at a regional level, which supportsIt is a patent library, the only at a regi...
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EUROPEAN PATENTS IN MARCHE REGIONEUROPEAN PATENTS IN MARCHE REGION
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NUMBER OF PATENTS IN MARCHE REGION:NUMBER OF PATENTS IN MARCHE REGION:
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NUMBER OF PATENTS IN ANCONA PROVINCE:NUMBER OF PATENTS IN ANCONA PROVINCE:
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Thank you for your kind attention!Thank you for your kind attention!
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  1. 1. 1 PROJECT IKTIMEDPROJECT IKTIMED Ancona Chamber of CommerceAncona Chamber of Commerce SHORT PRESENTATIONSHORT PRESENTATION Ms. Katia Pacenti IKTIMED Kick-off meeting Barcelona, 21-22/10/2010
  2. 2. 2 The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (1)The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (1) slide 1 The Ancona Chamber of Commerce is a Public Body that performs functions of general interest for private business system. The Chamber carries out important functions in the administrative area and offers enterprises a full range of services: – to facilitate market intelligence and skilled trainingto facilitate market intelligence and skilled training – to stimulate companies and businesses in innovative effortsto stimulate companies and businesses in innovative efforts – to support business trade relations home and abroadto support business trade relations home and abroad In 2005 the Ancona Chamber of Commerce founded the “Sportello CSR”, an office dedicated to the realization of initiatives to make aware and spread the Social Responsibility and local good practices. The Ancona Chamber of Commerce drawn up and adopted in 2007 its first Social Balance Sheet (referred to the period 2003-2006) and was also the first Italian Chamber of Commerce to get the EMAS certification last July 2008 and it has been renewed in 2010.
  3. 3. 3 The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (2)The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (2) slide 2 In 2002 the Ancona Chamber has started a new activity referred to the EU, National and Regional funding programmes, opening, in this way, new perspectives of development to benefit the entrepreneurial system, both local and foreign. In order to accomplish to this new task, it has been instituted within the strategic area “Economic Development”, the EU Project Management and International Cooperation Unit. Among the realized projects or under realization, there are current initiatives, some of them are financed by EC Funds. In particular the Ancona Chamber worked within the INTERREG IIIA Adriatic Cross border Operational Programme – NPPA; the Italian Regional law 84/2001 (about Balkans area); the Italian Regional Law 09/2002 (about cooperation in Balkans area); the AL-INVEST III Programme; the SEE Programme, and now the MED Programme. Projects managed by Ancona Chamber dealt with themes like innovation technology and IPR (Intellectually Property Rights), women entrepreneurship, tourism, agriculture, fishing, ADR Instruments (Alternative Dispute Resolution).
  4. 4. 4 The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (3)The Ancona Chamber of Commerce profile (3) slide 3 The Ancona Chamber also benefits from other offices like: • the EEN: hosting one relay office of the Marche Region network; • the Special Agency of the Ancona Chamber for Internationalization of SMEs “MARCHET” http://www.marchet.it/it/ ; • the first School and at national level for Inspectors on environmental issues, “Scuola Emas”, that is able to assist organizations in the implementation of the Environment Management Systems; • the Secretariat of the Adriatic and Ionian Chambers of Commerce Forum http://www.forumaic.org, a voluntary and transnational non- profit association of Chambers of Commerce and Economy of the Adriatic and Ionian Area dealing with Agriculture, Environment, Transports, Tourism, Fisheries and Aquiculture, Female Entrepreneurship, ADR Instruments (Alternative Dispute Resolution).
  5. 5. 5 Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation for the SMEs located in the Area (1)for the SMEs located in the Area (1) slide 4 The province's economic structure comprises about 50.000 operating companies with a ratio of one company to every ten inhabitants (the higher percentage in Italy). The strong points of the Ancona business world are: an innate inclination for business and innovation, extensive know-how, skilled workers and business and system flexibility. Alongside a number of large companies that have achieved standards of excellence, renowned and appreciated the world over, the system is rich in small and medium-sized enterprises, real prime movers of both the provincial and regional economies. Numerous are the small workshops, which represent about 30% of the total number of provincial enterprises and 70.65% of the manufacturing companies technologically advanced and able to blend innovation with tradition. Business Enterprises in the Province of Ancona
  6. 6. 6 Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation for the SMEs located in the Area (2)for the SMEs located in the Area (2) slide 5 27 districts have been pinpointed in the Marche Region: PRODUCTIVE SPECIALIZATION Agri-food industry Paper, paper and cardboard articles and packaging Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Mechanical engineering Precious metals, Musical Instrument and Toys Leather goods and Footwear House goods Textiles-clothing
  7. 7. 7 Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation for the SMEs located in the Area (3)for the SMEs located in the Area (3) slide 6
  8. 8. 8 Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation for the SMEs located in the Area (4)for the SMEs located in the Area (4) slide 7 The most important sectors are: Agri-food industry The agri-food production relates mainly to D.O.C. wine-making: Verdicchio from Jesi (the most famous and renowned Marche wine). Altogether, the province counts 714 food and drink industries, employing around 3,000 people. Paper, paper and cardboard articles and packaging The paper production is mainly centred in the districts of Senigallia and Fabriano, which employ respectively 25.77% and 10.22% of all provincial workers in this sector work. In the province of Ancona, this industry counts about 68 companies employing around 700 people. Rubber and plastic This sector is split into the production of household articles, lighting, whirlpool baths and showers, bathroom accessories. The companies involved are about 200 and they employ around 2,200 people.
  9. 9. 9 Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation for the SMEs located in the Area (5)for the SMEs located in the Area (5) slide 8 The most important sectors are: Mechanical engineering The mechanical engineering sector comprises 1,055 companies employing around 10,500 people. 18.83% of the province's manufacturing concerns belong to this group and seven of the Marche's eleven mechanical engineering poles are located in the province of Ancona. Precious metals and gift items This district has grown up around the Loreto, Castelfidardo and Recanati area (alongside the province of Macerata). Originally dedicated to the production of religious articles, the industry now also produces silverware and works other precious metals. There are about 140 companies operating in the district employing approximately 700 people.
  10. 10. 10 Main problems and questions concerning InnovationMain problems and questions concerning Innovation for the SMEs located in the Area (6)for the SMEs located in the Area (6) slide 9 The most important sectors are: Musical instruments 112 companies, all in the industrial area south of Ancona, are mainly concentrated in the municipality of Castelfidardo (where 72.32% of companies in the music industry are located). There are around 800 people employed in the industry which goes to show the small size of the companies involved. Textiles-clothing In the fashion world, the province of Ancona, besides leading companies with top- fashion labels, also counts about 780 companies, 54.62% of which manufacture items of clothing and accessories; other articles include knitwear, hats and caps, lingerie and underwear and furs. The industry employs around 6,800 people. Footwear and accessories, though not playing a lead role as they do in the provinces of Macerata and Ascoli Piceno, nonetheless count 186 companies employing 2,100 people.
  11. 11. 11 Ancona Chamber of Commerce ProjectsAncona Chamber of Commerce Projects concerning Innovation (1)concerning Innovation (1) slide 10 ITAC – INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ADRIATIC COMPETITIVENESS PROGRAMME INTERREG III A - Adriatic New Neighbourhood Programme INTERREG/CARDS-PHARE The Ancona Chamber of Commerce was the lead partner of this project that started in 2007 and finished in June 2009. Axis 2 Measure 2.1. “Improvement of competitiveness and cooperation” Action 2.1.1 “Support for cross-border SMEs and their consortiums for innovation, industrial and commercial collaboration services” It actively involved Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania and was aimed to planning, testing, the development and pre-industrialisation of new products, processes or services, or substantial modifications to existing products, production lines and production processes, involving significant improvements to companies’ competitiveness. Adriatic New Neighbourhood Programme
  12. 12. ITAC Project (cod.151)ITAC Project (cod.151) ObjectivesObjectives It aims to reinforce the role of Chambers of Commerce in the Adriatic Region to support innovation in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as part of a “networked” initiative on a transnational scale, particularly aimed at the mechanics, textiles, agrifood and marine industries/network. It will encourage the meeting of businesses’ supply and demand for innovation through the support of Pubblic Research Body (Universities, National Research Councils, etc.) and private research Technological Transfer Services Centre (some subject involved in the project: Parco Scientifico Tecnologico Vega di Venezia, Area Science Park di Trieste, Meccano spa di Ancona, Consorzio Aster della Regione Emilia Romagna, DARE della Regione Puglia). Ancona Chamber of Commerce ProjectsAncona Chamber of Commerce Projects concerning Innovation (1)concerning Innovation (1) slide 11
  13. 13. Italian Chambers of Commerce partnership: Ancona (lead partner), Trieste, Unioncamere Veneto, Venezia, Ravenna, L’Aquila, Chieti, Teramo and Foggia Chambers of Commerce. Foreign chambers partnership: Union Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Albania, Durres chamber of Commerce (Albania), Croatian Chamber of Economy - County Chamber of Split (Croatia), Chamber of Economy of Podgorica (Montenegro), Uzice Regional Chamber of Commerce (Serbia), Municipal Society Ponisavlje of Pirot (Serbia). Ancona Chamber of Commerce ProjectsAncona Chamber of Commerce Projects concerning Innovation (1)concerning Innovation (1) Partnerships slide 12
  14. 14. Some activities carried out: • WP 2.1 Mapping of industrial and economic characteristics of the regions involved • WP 2.3 Selection and training of auditors and Chambers staff involved in the project • WP 2.4 Selection of businesses for technological audit. Especially in Ancona was realized audit activities on SMEs, concerning the following themes: mechanics and metal work process, plastic injection moulding, elettronic Component. • WP 2.5 Final Workshop for condivision of technical results of the check-up and visit at Parco Scientifico Vega of Venice • WP 6.3 A planning group was set up, and will be responsible for sourcing invitations to tender, new call for proposal, other sources of financing or credit facilities for innovation, to enable continuation of the work begun with this project and strengthen its impact on the areas involved; • WP 5.2 Technical meetings to share pilot scheme for business cluster around common investment innovative project • WP 6.1 Meeting on 7th framework programme Ancona Chamber of Commerce ProjectsAncona Chamber of Commerce Projects concerning Innovation (1)concerning Innovation (1) slide 13
  15. 15. 15 slide 14 Ancona Chamber of Commerce ProjectsAncona Chamber of Commerce Projects concerning Innovation (2)concerning Innovation (2) V.A.S.T.O. – VIRTUAL APPROACH TO THE SYSTEM OF TECHNOLOGY OFFER PROGRAMME PRAI ISSOCORE 2005/2006 In collaboration with the Marche Region and the Faculty of Engineering of the Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, in the course of 2008 the Chamber of Commerce of Ancona has participated in the implementation of the project named V.A.S.T.O. - VIRTUAL APPROACH TO THE SYSTEM OF TECHNOLOGY OFFER (PROGRAMME PRAI ISSOCORE 2005/2006), focussed on the creation and following implementation of the web site http://www. marcheinnovazione.it/ , with the aim of favouring the collection and dissemination of information and details on the topic of innovation at a regional level. The web site consist of five different sections all focused on innovation. One of these is dedicated to the field of “Patent”, and it is managed and coordinated by the Ancona Chamber of Commerce - Patent and Trademark Office, Pat-Lib Regional Centre,” to which it was also assigned the technical secretary for the management of the web site.
  16. 16. 16 slide 15 Ancona Chamber of Commerce ProjectsAncona Chamber of Commerce Projects concerning Innovation (3)concerning Innovation (3) IPRforSEE – Intellectual Property Rights for SEEIPRforSEE – Intellectual Property Rights for SEE South East Europe LP: Venice Chamber of Commerce Main objectives: - to analyse the IPR support services existing available for SMEs at international level; - to identify the needs emerging from the SMEs and the gap between the service offer and demand regarding the use of trademarks, patents and designs; - to identify a range of innovative services on the basis of the needs of the SMEs; - to carry out pilot actions focused on innovative services Partnership: Ancona Chamber of Commerce (IT); Kilkis Chamber of Commerce (GR); CHIC – Hungarian Central Innovation Centre (HU); Veszprém Chamber of Commerce (HU); AWS – Austria Wissenschaftsservice GesmbH (A); University of Ovidius (RO); AS.FOR.M (RO); Costanta Chamber of Commerce (RO); Uzice Chamber of Commerce (YU).
  17. 17. 17 slide 16 Ancona Chamber of Commerce PAT LIB office (1)Ancona Chamber of Commerce PAT LIB office (1) Ancona Chamber of Commerce within its structure has a Patent and Trademark Office – Patent InformationPatent and Trademark Office – Patent Information Regional Centre Pat-Lib (Patent Library).Regional Centre Pat-Lib (Patent Library). Set up in 20012001, is accredited by the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, as well as by the European Patent Office.
  18. 18. 18 slide 17 It is a patent library, the only at a regional level, which supportsIt is a patent library, the only at a regional level, which supports enterprises in the following activities:enterprises in the following activities: • timely check of the state of the art in specific technologicaltimely check of the state of the art in specific technological sectors through state of the art and infringement clearancesectors through state of the art and infringement clearance searches;searches; • monitoring of the use of intellectual property protection toolsmonitoring of the use of intellectual property protection tools in the territory;in the territory; • in-depth analysis of the norms on major national andin-depth analysis of the norms on major national and European issues related to trademarks and patents;European issues related to trademarks and patents; • organization of promotional activities for the diffusion of aorganization of promotional activities for the diffusion of a patent culture among users and enterprises.patent culture among users and enterprises. Ancona Chamber of Commerce PAT LIB office (2)Ancona Chamber of Commerce PAT LIB office (2)
  19. 19. 19 slide 18 EUROPEAN PATENTS IN MARCHE REGIONEUROPEAN PATENTS IN MARCHE REGION Marche Region vs Italy 2001-2008 MARCHE REGION 753 ITALY 30.015 Foreign persons that deposited their patent in partnership with Italian 418 TOTAL PATENTS 30.433
  20. 20. 20 slide 19 NUMBER OF PATENTS IN MARCHE REGION:NUMBER OF PATENTS IN MARCHE REGION: Statistical comparisonStatistical comparison Patents in Marche Region 2008 2009 % Industrial inventions 343 392 + 14,28% Utility Models 102 141 + 84,00% Ornamental Designs and Models 76 97 + 27,63% Total Patents 521 630 + 20,92% TOTAL INCREASE OF PATENT DEPOSIT IN MARCHE REGION: + 20,92%TOTAL INCREASE OF PATENT DEPOSIT IN MARCHE REGION: + 20,92%
  21. 21. 21 slide 20 NUMBER OF PATENTS IN ANCONA PROVINCE:NUMBER OF PATENTS IN ANCONA PROVINCE: Statistical comparisonStatistical comparison Patents in Ancona Province 2008 2009 % Industrial inventions 60 101 + 68,33% Utility Models 25 46 + 84,00% Ornamental Designs and Models 9 17 + 88,89% Total Patents 94 164 + 74,47% TOTAL INCREASE OF PATENT DEPOSIT IN ANCONA PROVINCE: + 74,47%TOTAL INCREASE OF PATENT DEPOSIT IN ANCONA PROVINCE: + 74,47%
  22. 22. 22 Thank you for your kind attention!Thank you for your kind attention! Ms. Katia PacentiMs. Katia Pacenti Ancona Chamber of CommerceAncona Chamber of Commerce katia.pacenti@an.camcom.itkatia.pacenti@an.camcom.it
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