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Wired In California

  1. 1. WIRED in California Christine Cope Pence, Ph.D. EADA― March 25, 2009 ©cpence@ucr.edu 1
  2. 2. The Innovation Economy ©cpence@ucr.edu 2
  3. 3. Regional Excellence―National Prominence • Jobs • Innovation • Prosperity • Presence • Global Impact The Rise of the Entrepreneurial Class ©cpence@ucr.edu 3
  4. 4. California Innovation Corridor The Objective • Entrepreneurship • Global manufacturing competitiveness • 21st century workforce development $15M/3-year grant • The California Space Authority • CA Workforce Development Agency • US Department of Labor • 60+ partners in 13 counties ©cpence@ucr.edu 4
  5. 5. The problem “California is losing its competitive edge” The Innovation-Entrepreneurship NEXUS (04/ 2005) No sub-region within the Corridor's 13 counties was ranked within the top 25 most entrepreneurial regions in the country ©cpence@ucr.edu 5
  6. 6. The problem “California is losing its competitive edge” The Innovation-Entrepreneurship NEXUS (04/ 2005) Findings: Drivers of growth in regional economies 1. Entrepreneurship (new firms + growing firms) 2. Innovation (patents, R&D, high-tech industries) ©cpence@ucr.edu 6
  7. 7. The problem “California is losing its competitive edge” The Innovation-Entrepreneurship NEXUS (04/ 2005) Implications: 1. Innovative regions need entrepreneurship to more fully develop local economies. 2. Entrepreneurial regions are likely to be associated with higher levels of technology. ©cpence@ucr.edu 7
  8. 8. The 2007 State New Economy Index* * Information Technology and Innovation Foundation ©cpence@ucr.edu 8
  9. 9. The 2007 State New Economy Index ©cpence@ucr.edu 9
  10. 10. The 2007 State New Economy Index: CA overall rank No 5 IT Professionals 16 Technology in Schools 48 Package Exports 19 Managerial, Professional, E-Gov’t 21 “Gazelle Jobs” 10 17 Technical Jobs Online Agriculture 19 Job Churning 28 Workforce Education 12 Broadband 2 Fastest Growing Firms 9 Telecommunications Immigration of Knowledge 33 Workers IPO’s 3 High-Tech Jobs 7 Manufacturing Value- Entrepreneurial Activity 9 20 Scientists & Engineers 12 Added Inventor Patents 1 Patents 4 High-Wage Traded 6 Services Industry Investment in Online Population 34 2 R&D Export Focus of 9 Manufacturing & Services Internet Domain Names 4 Venture Capital 5 Foreign Direct Investment 23 ©cpence@ucr.edu 10
  11. 11. www.connectory.com Industry Clusters • Nanotechnology • Biotechnology • Advanced manufacturing • Intelligent transportation ©cpence@ucr.edu 11
  12. 12. http://www.steminventory.com/ ©cpence@ucr.edu 12
  13. 13. California Workforce Investment Board Toolkit ©cpence@ucr.edu 13
  14. 14. The UCR Task Develop an action research model to understand: 1. How California companies encourage/ profit from innovation. 2. How academic institutions can better prepare graduates to succeed in an innovation- driven environment. The Hybrid Learning Team Inquiry Model ©cpence@ucr.edu 14
  15. 15. A California Innovation System Competitor Network Idea/Process Supply Chain ©cpence@ucr.edu 15
  16. 16. The UCR Model ©cpence@ucr.edu 16
  17. 17. 360 Company Analysis Partnerships Buyers Local Suppliers Government Company Outsource Competitors Companies Outsource Research Companies labs/Universities Financial Institutions (e.g. Angels, ventures, banks) 17 ©cpence@ucr.edu
  18. 18. Company Selection Process Nor Location Cal Size Companies Relationship No. Patents So Cal Industry Companies Revenue List of all Separate Lists of Filter with Updated list Final list of 360 study of Californian Nor Cal and So combination of the selected companies Companies Cal Companies of constraints companies companies to Interview ©cpence@ucr.edu 18
  19. 19. Hiring Practices PhD S. America Russia Canada Mexico E. Europe Nor Cal India SE Asia Europe So Cal ALL USA MS/MBA Mexico Canada Russia S. America MidEast E. Europe India Europe SE Asia Nor Cal So Cal ALL USA BA/BS Mexico Canada S. America Russia India Middle East E. Europe Europe SE Asia Nor Cal So Cal ALL USA HS Mexico Nor Middle S. SE Asia Cal Canada East America Europe India All USA So Cal ©cpence@ucr.edu 19
  20. 20. The Hybrid Learning Team Inquiry Model Bridging silos of expertise and learning across campus and the statewide regional business community ©cpence@ucr.edu 20
  21. 21. Desired Outcomes ©cpence@ucr.edu 21
  22. 22. Activities ©cpence@ucr.edu 22
  23. 23. Innovative Solutions: Crossing the Chasm Experiential Learning Across the Campus MBA Entrepreneurship Class • MBA students • Engineering PhD students Course Projects: BizBox Tech Transfer solution Nanotech & JaalCheck WIRED study: Site Visits Conferences UCR TechHorizons Student to student colloquia ©cpence@ucr.edu 23
  24. 24. Innovative Solutions: Crossing the Chasm Experiential Learning in the Community MBA Entrepreneurship Class • MBA students • Engineering PhD students WIRED study: Site Visits Conferences UCR TechHorizons Student to student colloquia ©cpence@ucr.edu 24
  25. 25. Skill Sets ©cpence@ucr.edu 25
  26. 26. Change in R&D Expenditures(3yrs) 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 SoCal NoCal All USA Canada Mexico S/America SE Asia India Europe Russia/East Middle East Europe ©cpence@ucr.edu 26
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  29. 29. WIRED in California Christine Cope Pence, Ph.D. EADA― March 25, 2009 http://innovatecalifornia.net/ ©cpence@ucr.edu 29

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