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Digital Engagement Event - Industry Best Practice Case Study - Sponsored by Technology Strategy Board






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Digital Engagement Event - Industry Best Practice Case Study - Sponsored by Technology Strategy Board Digital Engagement Event - Industry Best Practice Case Study - Sponsored by Technology Strategy Board Presentation Transcript

  • Innovation and Digital Britain David Bott, Director of Innovation Programmes, Technology Strategy Board
  • Innovation and engagement
    • Broadband growth = economic growth
    • Cisco study of global state of broadband put UK 25th out of 66 countries
    • Government investment can aid innovation
    • Innovation opens the opportunity for private investment…
    • … business growth…
    • … and consumer benefit
  • Technology Strategy Board
    • The UK innovation agency investing in business innovation
    • Team drawn from business and public sector
    • Working across business, universities and government
    • Investment of £1bn over the current 3 years
  • Not “business as usual”
    • In 2009/2010 we are focussing
    • Low Carbon Economy
      • Energy Generation and Supply – Renewables and CAT
      • Low Carbon Vehicles – Demonstrator
      • Low Impact Buildings – Retrofit
    • Healthcare
      • Regenerative Medicine
    • Digital Economy
      • That’s you!
  • “ We cannot predict the future, but we can invent it.”
  • We’re swamped by information… Source: Cisco 2008 Internet Video to PC
    • Recession and challenges to business models demand innovation
      • Declining advertising revenues
      • File-sharing impacting content sales
      • Free search undermining newspaper revenues
      • Credit card fraud, phishing scams exploding
    More on not “business as usual”
  • Digital Engagement
    • What might a technology strategy for digital engagement look like?
      • Three big opportunity areas
        • Democracy and government
        • Social services and health care
        • Education
    • More inclusive – more sustainable
  • Our Vision
    • “ For all participants in Digital Britain to benefit fairly from creation, distribution and consumption of digital content”
  • Enabling experiment – reducing risk Economics of the network Provision and sustainability of high-bandwidth access to the internet Access, protection & empowerment Security, privacy, trust and usability for the consumer Economics of content and services Business models and tools to create value Digital Test Bed
  • The Digital Britain Testbed
    • A controlled experiment
      • for business, technology and consumer
    • Real consumers try out new products and services at scale
      • testing new technology, studying new behaviour
    • New ways to run the business of the internet - and business on the internet - over next ten years
  • Enabling Technologies Services, Content and Applications The Internet Test Bed The Public Test Bed Users Registered Materials
  • Implementation Testbed Specification Procurement/ Tendering Jan Apr Jul Oct Feasibility Studies R&D Projects … Oct Test Bed Operation Trials & Demos on Test Bed More trials Up-grades Our Investment Plan 2010 2009 2011-12 £2m £18m £10m
  • And finally….
    • Digital is coming
    • It will change our society
    • It will offer many opportunities, but require a joined-up approach
    • The Technology Strategy Board is part of the government response
  • http://www.innovateuk.org e: david.bott@tsb.gov.uk b: http://www.innovateuk.org/aboutus/blog.ashx m: +44 7802 788435 tw: david_bott sl: innovato charman sk: davidbott3