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Agenda 12:30 Lunch and TechCity Sheﬃeld overview 13:30 Next Genera6on DataCentre ‐ Sites, Specs, funding, Sheﬃeld City Region 14:30 Renewable energy ‐ Support for Next GeneraKon DataCentre 15:00 Public sector ICT 15:45 Next steps 16:00 Close
TechCity Sheﬃeld LEP Board Tech City Sheﬃeld Program Board (Chaired by John Mothersole – SCC CEO) Program Management structure management Project University Commercial Public sector Management team team team Professional Services (legal, accounKng, funding) Infrastructure Collabora6on model, IP oversight and communica6ons strategy PlaNorm projects DataCentre Campus TechCity Segments Public Sector Smart CreaKve and Healthcare Advanced Services PlaUorm infrastructure Low Carbon CollaboraKon Centre Digital technologies Manufacturing Digital Region E‐learning Participants Digital Region Design and manufacturing Healthcare Research and Public sector Private sector Tenant space plaUorm transformaKon skills Policy, economic LEP sector groups, UniversiKes, development, entrepreneurs, Colleges, service mentors, Schools, pracKKoners, investors, service Private Local AuthoriKes, providers, providers, Fire, Police, corporates, Students Health and supply chains Central Gov.
DescripKon & objecKves DEVELOP COLLABORATION ECOSYSTEM TechCity is a framework, network and ecosystem that sKmulates and supports open and collaboraKve innovaKon. It is customer and research led, and it can drive economic growth and global market engagement. TechCity Sheﬃeld is a central campus which forms part of a broader nework to locate and deliver complex transformaKonal collaboraKon projects, starKng with public sector as leading customer. OBJECTIVES • Grow a collaboraKon community which abracts priority industries and sectors • Establish a collaboraKon process that supports purposeful collaboraKon between parKes • Establish a series of hubs to house and support temporary collaboraKon project teams • Support large scale collaboraKon projects to address challenges in the 5 project areas • Host larger scale transformaKon collaboraKons in the purpose‐built TechCity Sheﬃeld complex • Engage with other hubs and clusters in the UK and with internaKonal partners and markets
Partners – CollaboraKon Ecosystem Sheﬃeld City Region LEP Board • CDI Sector Group and CDI Workstream Strategy and OperaKons Groups Collabora6on Centre Network • CollaboraKon and incubaKon spaces (local • CDI Team authority and private) • LA and University Partnership resources • Professional networks and communiKes of pracKce • NaKonal and internaKonal research networks Physical infrastructure, TechCity Sheﬃeld – Phase 2 Governance Structures • Dovetails into TechCity Sheﬃeld Plans • Professional Services develop structures • TechCity governance team drawn from research organisaKons and public and private sector partners • IPR management processes Physical infrastructure – Phase 1 • Privately owned and managed business and Funding technology parks and buildings • Local Authority Partners lead on ERDF • LA assets – exisKng incubaKon and sector and RGF applicaKons specialist managed work spaces • University Partners leverage research • UniversiKes and Colleges – exisKng incubaKon funding and event spaces for hosKng acKvity
TechCity Public sector Policy, economic development, service pracKKoners, PARTICIPANTS HOSTED Local AuthoriKes, BY Fire, Police, Health and Private sector Central Gov. LEP sector groups, entrepreneurs, mentors, TECHCITY investors, service SEGMENTS Research and providers, Healthcare skills corporates, technologies UniversiKes, supply chains Colleges, CreaKve and Digital Schools, Private Advanced providers, Manufacturing Students Low Carbon GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK
Project status and rollout PROJECT STATUS and private enterprise • Phase 1 agreements between principal TIMETABLE • Project governance and iniKal delivery team in place City Region asset holders Next steps • Established as LEP and local authority • Professional Services Group establishing priority governance processes • Implement Phase 1 locaKon • Project has collaboraKve backing from • Funding mechanisms idenKﬁed and plans being developed and overview governance for universiKes, local authoriKes, healthcare TechCity collaboraKons • Establish communicaKons 2011 2012 2013 plan and rollout Kmetable Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 • Execute medium and long term funding strategy Partnerships Develop project proposal and Establish collaboraKon Grow ecosystem and execute gain key partner process and agreements collaboraKons and commercialisaKon support Key dates • First phase TechCity physical Funding Execute interim Commence Hub funding space within Q1 2012 funding strategy strategy • Establishment of Set up interim Hub facility collaboraKon process and with governance processes Commence TechCity agreements Q1 2012 Delivery Launch hub development collaboraKon Develop pivotal project streams • Phase 2 TechCity Q2 2013 centre network
Next Genera6on DataCentre TechCity/DataCentre/TransformaKon
DescripKon & objecKve DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION DATACENTRE Three separate, large scale, green datacentres, integrated through power and connecKvity Capable of hosKng G‐Cloud, ﬁnancial services and all our current and future requirements uKlising the unique advantages of the Sheﬃeld City Region, including land availability, under‐uKlised power infrastructure, a local ﬁbre network and climate. OBJECTIVES Establish next generaKon datacentre infrastructure at the core of the TechCity Sheﬃeld collaboraKon network which can become a premier facility in Northern Europe establishing a lead in the technology space that can, in turn sKmulate new business development in the UK and abract domesKc and internaKonal investment.
CollaboraKng to deliver KEY PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS: TechCity DataCentre Campus Limited e‐shelter Osprey Equity Partners TCDC was established to ﬁnance, build e‐shelter is a leading developer and Osprey is part of a signiﬁcant and operate the datacentre operator of datacentres, and will independently held Merchant Bank and Infrastructure in working manage the development of the will be responsible for ini;al fund collabora;vely with the LEP. datacentre infrastructure. raising from the private sector. Phase 1: Osprey Funding Local Enterprise Partnership Coordinate ini;al fundraising SCR LEP sponsor project as suppor;ng its Phase 2: Osprey & others Team to co‐ordinate subsequent objec;ves and co‐ordinate site acquisi;on and fund raising from private investors, ins;tu;ons & banks. power infrastructure development. Opera6ons Operates and leases datacentre Construc6on e‐shelter TCDC Operates TechCity infrastructure as part e‐shelter DataCentre Management of strategy Lead build contractor Sales and Marke;ng Sub‐contractors Digital Region Construc;on‐ local ﬁrms Dark ﬁbre feeds between Public Sector to be used DataCentres and telecoms Higher Educa6on Ins6tu6ons networks Suppliers of key infra‐ Speciﬁca;on for datacentre and TechCity structure (transformers etc.) Technology Local Authori6es and key To be procured Partners public sector bodies locally where PlaHorm, Server Speciﬁca;on for datacentre and TechCity available Networking
Project status and rollout PROJECT STATUS • Suitable sites idenKﬁed TIMETABLE • LEP priority • Outline plans and feasibility Next steps • Local Government support & conﬁrmed • Agree Government engagement • IniKal liaison carried out with datacentre requirements and • Key delivery partners commibed potenKal customers to idenKfy support available. to project requirements. • Complete site due diligence and acquire opKons to 2011 2012 2013 purchase. Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 • Execute fund raising process from private sector Preliminary LEP priority Q3 2011 Site & power evaluaKon investors. Design & planning Key dates Private investor • First phase datacentre space Private investor/ available within two years. Funding Preliminary funding – phase 1 insKtuKonal/bank funding funding – phase 2 • CompleKon of three datacentres, forming core faciliKes and hub of commissioning First technical Development Power & site space available datacentre infrastructure and infrastructure Datacentres commences Commence within four years datacentre build fully commissioned
Renewable energy infrastructure strategy TechCity/DataCentre/TransformaKon
DescripKon & objecKves Deliver integrated renewable energy plan The TechCity Sheﬃeld collaboraKon network will provide the forum to bring together exisKng renewable energy strategies, innovaKon and experKse to deliver sustainable energy development, with a key iniKal project to develop renewable energy infrastructure to supply the region’s next generaKon datacentre. OBJECTIVE Develop regional renewable energy plan within Techcity Sheﬃeld, including speciﬁc strategy for sustainable power supply to the region’s next generaKon datacentre.
CollaboraKng to deliver Local councils’ Major private sector project renewable energy strategies exper6se in Yorkshire Exper6se E.ON announces construction plans for biomass energy plant in Sheffield• Wind power (Siemens Wind Centre) E.ON has today unveiled further details and images of its biomass-fired renewable energy plant, which will begin construction at the end of November, at Blackburn Meadows near Sheffield.• Solar energy (Sheﬃeld Solar The £120m renewable energy plant will be set near the site of the old Tinsley Towers, adjacent to Meadowhall, and when operational will generate up to 30MW, enough to power Farm) 40,000 homes, by converting recycled waste wood into electricity. Energy minister approves Drax e.on press release 14 November 2011• Bio‐energy biomass plans Nick Clegg officially opens Sheffield Solar Farm• Energy storage & carbon Two biomass power stations which would meet the needs of more A new solar farm has been officially opened in Sheffield by Deputy Prime homes have gained government approval. Minister, Nick Clegg. than one million capture Power producer Drax wants to build the plants at its site in Selby, North Its one of dozens of renewable energy projects springing up around South Yorkshire. Yorkshire, and at South Killingholme, near Immingham, North Lincolnshire.• Green building design BBC 10 August 2011 Solar panels, wind turbines, even water power are making an appearance as individuals and organisations try to save money and save the planet. Humber Gateway wind farm gets Sheffield Solar Farm is an array of 70m² photovoltaic panels on the roof of the University of Sheffields Hicks Building on Hounsfield Road. government approval BBC 20 August 2010 Geographical advantages: Plans for one of the UKs largest offshore wind farms off the Yorkshire coast have been given the go-ahead by the government. • Proximity to Humberside wind farm The Humber Gateway wind farm will generate enough electricity to power 150,000 homes a year. locaKons BBC 9 February 2011 • Large areas of former coalﬁelds unsuitable for heavy development, but suitable for solar farms • Access to supply of biomass fuel from regional farmland and urban re‐cycling
Project status and rollout PROJECT STATUS TIMETABLE • Renewable energy core industry area for Sheﬃeld LEP Next steps • University of Sheﬃeld commibed to lead development of team of collaborators. • Complete selecKon of • Local councils within Sheﬃeld City Region commibed to renewable steering team energy strategies • Agree terms of reference for • Steering team being selected to drive the project forward Renewable Energy Group • Commence scoping of 2011 2012 2013 iniKal projects Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Key dates Partnerships Steering team selected and terms of reference • Steering team selected and agreed by 31 March 2012 terms of reference agreed by 31 March 2012 • Work commenced on datacentre project by Funding Funding strategy TBD 30 June 2012 • Target commencement of implementaKon of datacentre energy infrastructure in 2013. Delivery Work commenced on Target commencement of implementaKon of datacentre project by datacentre energy 30 June 2012 infrastructure in 2013
Pivotal projects: Transforma6on Public Sector and others TechCity/DataCentre/Transforma6on
Projects for transformaKon Public Design and Sector Services manufacturing Smart Healthcare E‐learning PlaUorm infrastructure transformaKon plaUorm PRIVATE SECTOR SME THIRD SECTOR Professional services ChariKes Corporate ICT worker Social Enterprises Startups and freelancers Voluntary OrganisaKons established and growing businesses Community Groups Investor Tier 1 Tech Seasoned entrepreneur CUSTOMERS Public sector service users RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS Supply chain Research groups Consumers of good and services Academic communiKes PIVOTAL PROJECTS TO PUBLIC SECTOR DRIVE ACTIVITIES HE/FE/Schools Local authoriKes THROUGH TECHCITY Profs/Lecturers Under Graduate College Student School Student Public service providers Health sector COLLABORATION AND Post Graduate TECH ECOSYSTEM
Public Sector PlaNorm Project TechCity/DataCentre/Transforma6on
DescripKon & objecKve Reducing waste and project failure and sKmulaKng DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION PUBLIC SECTOR economic PLATFORM growth Commercial and public sector actors to develop an open reusable plaUorm for delivery of public sector services. Use Business Process Design Tool rather than Code Development. “App Store” to allow public sector customers to access applicaKons on demand, via the cloud. Proposed Sokware TesKng Centre to approve Strengthened Delivering beber CreaKng a governance public services common ICT appropriate sokware for public sector use. infrastructure for less cost OBJECTIVES Public sector IT is in need of major change to improve service delivery and eﬃciency, and reduce cost. Public sector plaUorm to enable this transformaKon is a key TechCity project. Using ICT to Develop a ﬂexible plaUorm, used to serve the enable and South Yorkshire region and extend to oﬀer deliver change soluKons to naKonal as well as internaKonal customers, thereby playing a role in the re‐balancing of the UK economy.
CollaboraKng to deliver The TechCity team will bring together interested parKes, including those already commibed, to deliver this project: Service Delivery Customers – South Yorkshire councils and Central Government departments, looking to reduce costs and streamline SI contract driven and predicated Client Innova6on – delivery. including 3rd party par6cipa6on System Integrators – Capita and other providers, looking to develop their PlaNorm as a service partnership – inc key tech companies Value added SaaS: ApplicaKons, Desktops, User security & policy etc…) businesses to meet new challenges Applica6on Developers – SMEs and Infrastructure others. (Commodity IaaS: compute, storage, network, DB, applicaKon infrastructure etc… ) Open‐source sofware organisa6ons – Sofware Tes6ng facili6es ‐ InnovaKve cloud & PlaNorm Developers – TCDC with its DataCentre 1 virtualised services Current hosted experience of ISP plaUorm development services will take the lead on bringing this together. DataCentre 2 DataCentre 3 Infrastructure partners – ARM and others looking to exploit cloud compuKng will lend their support DataCentre campus will host the plaUorm.
Project status and rollout PROJECT STATUS • Outline Sokware stack and TIMETABLE • Local Government support methodology developed by Next steps & engagement TCDC team • Engage with Central • Key delivery partners • IniKal liaison carried out with Government on their plans commipng to project potenKal customers to idenKfy • Crystallise current requirements. partnership discussions into formal agreements 2011 2012 2013 • Hold events to expand Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 ecosystem • Develop business plan and with seek customer partnerships Plans and Develop IniKal partner partnership commitments to allow discussions agreements fund raising. Develop business plan , Key dates • Funding raised within Funding engage with customers and raise start up 9 months funding • Basic plaUorm scoped and prototype available 9 months aker fund raising Development Scoping and iniKal Full prototype development • Full plaUorm operaKonal developed team engaged 2 years aker funding
Next steps Establish and formalise project group link between Sheﬃeld City Region and London to progress evaluaKon and planning of: • TechCity Sheﬃeld and engagement with TechCity London • DataCentre and engagement with GCloud proposals • Renewable energy plan • Sheﬃeld City Region ICT public sector iniKaKve engaged with Cabinet Oﬃce ICT strategy
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