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  • 1.
    • Current and future MLG systemic approaches in the Region of Crete
    • P.Ignatiadis,
    • Technology Manager, FORTH
    • [email_address]
    • 5 th IRE Working Group Meeting
    • “ Effective Regional Innovation Systems”
    • 25 – 26 February 2008
    •   High Tech Campus Eindhoven
  • 2. Crete Ecosystem Competitive Region based on a)culture and history, b) sea and sun destination, c) the Mediterranean Cuisine During the last 30 years : A high number of HEI’s and Research Centres were established: Univ. of Crete (1977), FORTH (1983), Technical Univ. of Crete (1984), MAICh (1985), Inst. Marine Biology of Crete (1987) Crete has a high capacity in R&D , but lacks the critical mass of quality research infrastructures and SMEs collaboration to become a region of knowledge
  • 3. What is an innovation pole?
    • An innovation Pole is a:
      • Combination of industries, research community and education institutions located within a well defined geographical area
      • All involved in partnerships to create synergies around innovative projects
      • Achievement of a critical mass/threshold for international visibility
  • 4. 5 Innovation poles in Greece
    • 5 national clusters:
    • Western Macedonia
    • Wastern Greece
    • Central Macedonia
    • Crete
    • Thessaly
  • 5. i4Crete Methodology Governance Regional Innovation Eco system Strategies ICT BIO HEALTH Transports Env./Energy Agro-food Services Infrastructures Vision - Quality of Life
  • 6. Develop solutions,products and services for better quality of life Transport Services Culture Agro-food Value Added Foods Tourism Knowledge Intensive Services for Tourism and Culture E-health/Aging Sociery Multimodal Transport Sustainable Growth (Energy and Environment) M A R K E T S Strategy
  • 7. Mutual Learning Platform Strategy Identify Innovation Tools Evaluation and Benchmarking Innovation Culture Commercialization and spin off creation Internalization [ICT] [BIO] [HEALTH]
  • 8. How the pole works Board of members Coordination board Mutual Learning Platform Technical Commitee Ministry of Development Local Actors Strategy R and D Consortia Innovation related activities i4Crete End Users Impementation
  • 9.
    • New Model for Multilevel Governance in Crete (DRAFT)
    • Abstract from a Proposal presented by FORTH to the Steering Committee of the Regional Innovation Pole on the 16.01.08
  • 10. NEW STRUCTURE OF THE REGIONAL INNONATION POLE and ECOSYSTEM OF CRETE 2009-2015 Region of Crete (R.A) General Assembly Steering Group Managing Authority Regional Clusters (CLUSTERS) Technology Parks Incubators Consultants Liaison Offices Regional Innovation Pole of Crete 2009-2015 Think Thank (Experts) Regional Innovation Agency National Research Agency (FUNDS)
  • 11. STRATEGIC PLANNING & DECISION MAKING PROCESS Regional Innovation Agency (R.I.A) Strategic Planning Studies Priorities Hearing T.T Consultation Articulation of the programs Decisions Approval Monitoring G.A S.C M.A T.T PARKS Clusters R.Ι.Α G.A S.C M.A T.T PARKS Clusters G.A = General Assembly S,C= Steering Committee M.A= Managing Authority T.T= Think Tank (Experts) PARKS: Parks & Consultanta
  • 12. Hearing FUNDING AG S.C M.A ACTORS NO YES APPROVAL LABELING PROJECT FACTORY AND LABELING 2-3 Page Proposal Eligibility & Criteria 10 page proposal Go/Non Go Full Proposal Evaluation Monitoring