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  • * DESIGN &INNOVATION for competitiveness Ricardo Mejía Sarmiento, Msc. / R&D+i consultant @ Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia. e - / w - / b -
  • Objectives (seminar)Disseminate successful experiences to promote innovationin the context of the ongoing technological revolution, asstrategic tools to support the improvement ofcompetitiveness and productivity of SMEs in Suriname.Provide working methods to promote knowledgemanagement and innovation.
  • *INNOVATION in Colombia
  • NATIONALDEVELOPMENT PLAN 2010 ‐ 2014 “Prosperity for all” ...more jobs, less poverty, and more security...
  • A country integrated into the world economy with theinfrastructure and within a competitive environmentthat transforms ideas into businesses, the businessesinto jobs, jobs into higher income, and, thus, lesspoverty and greater wellness and social progress.
  • The State is the entity that clears the path, lays downthe rules, and resolves the conficts but it is theprivate sector and society in general that builds theroad and traverses it.
  • Good governmentInnovation International relevance Environmental sustainability Pillars for the National Development Plan 2010‐2014
  • SUSTAINABLE GROWTH AND COMPETITIVENESSThe goal is now to defne the guidelines required sothe economic growth will continue scaling upwards , besustainable over time, and likewise be socially andenvironmentally sustainable .
  • In order to reach these sustainable economic growthobjectives, the NDP 2010 ‐ 2014 has defned threelarge pillars: innovation + policies on competitivenessand productivity + stimulation of the growth and job‐ generation engines.
  • Innovation for prosperity ...innovation should be part of all of theeconomic sectors and extend to all of the links within the chain...
  • Innovation becomes the optimum mechanism toguarantee long‐term sustainability of growth andcompetitiveness of the country.
  • Innovation does not only mean development of newproducts and transformation of existing products.Innovation consists in creating new ways oforganizing, executing, producing, delivering,merchandising, selling, and relating clients andsuppliers, while achieving the generation of addedvalue throughout the production chain.
  • Innovation does not only mean development of newproducts and transformation of existing products.Innovation consists in creating new ways oforganizing, executing, producing, delivering,merchandising, selling, and relating clients andsuppliers, while achieving the generation of addedvalue throughout the production chain.
  • Colombia currently evidences considerable laggingcompared to countries with similar characteristics inthe development of science, technology, andinnovation. To illustrate, total investment in researchand development in Colombia is 0.2% of GDP which isa very low level compared to countries such asArgentina which invests 0.5%; Chile 0.7%; Brazil0.8%; or South Korea 3.2%.
  • WHY?
  • (i) institutional weakness, (ii) insuffcient use of themechanism for the protection of intellectual property,(iii) limited access to f nancial instruments forinnovative enterprises, (iv) low use of the TIC, (v)insuffcient human resources qualifed in pertinentareas, (vi) small number of mechanisms to attractColombian residents from abroad, (vii) technicallimitations and multiplicity of functions by theauthority of competence.
  • ...knowledge and innovation + intellectual property:instrument for innovation + promotion of competitionin the marketplace...
  • **INNOVATION practice...
  • HOW?
  • MAIN GOALThe Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism(Spanish: Ministerio de Comercio, Industria yTurismo) or MinCIT, is the national executiveministry of the Government of Colombiaconcerned with promoting economic growththough trade, tourism and industrial growth.
  • Vice Ministry of Vice Ministry ofForeign Trade Business Development Vice Ministry of Tourism
  • COLOMBIAN LAW CLASSIFIES BUSINESSES AS FOLLOWS M S M L Micro Small Medium Large< 10 employees < 50 employees < 200 employees >200 employees < 500 MMLW < 5000 MMLW < 30,000 MMLW > 30000 MMLW
  • BUSINESSES IN COLOMBIA MSME Vs LARGE96% of Establishments 0.1% of Establishments81% of Employment 19% of Employment40% of GDP 60% of GDP
  • BUSINESSES IN COLOMBIA MSME Vs LARGE 621.447 MSMEs 8.858 Large Enterprises
  • OUR MSME DEVELOPMENTPROGRAMS INCLUDE:+ Instruments for creation and strengthening (nonfnancial). + Instruments of Financial Support.
  • Establishes relations with all nonfnancialbusiness development services for thecreation and strengthening of MSMEsSearch for capacity development within the company:Managerial and Administrative aspectsAccounting and Financial ManagementMarket AccessInnovation within the company(among other things)
  • National Prize for MSME innovationThis aims to recognize and encourage talent, applied research, andbusiness attitudes that have positive impacts on competitiveness.
  • Micro & Small Enterprises (as vendors) Medium & Large Enterprises (as buyers)Boosting sales within the domesticmarket:Business Matchmaking EventsTrade MissionsMarket Research
  • National Entrepreneurship Policy, More companies in the country …a systemic approach that seeks to foster andstrengthen an integrated ecosystem through theRegional Networks of Entrepreneurship and thejoint support of all institutions in the country.
  • Vision of the EcosystemThis administration aims to create an ecosystem forentrepreneurship that is tailored to the region andtype of enterprise.
  • Advantages for MSMEs Decree 734 of 2012 Open calls exclusively for Micro and Small Enterprises, as well as MSMEs ● Micro and Small < 75,000 USD (141’334.500) ● MSMEs <125.000 USD (235’558.000) Preferential Conditions ● Goods and services produced by MSMEs Advantageous Factors ● Preferences for domestic MSMEs The TRM for these purposes in 2012 is $ 1,884.46
  • By 2014, we will have 14 treaties in force with more than 50 countries, which provide preferential access to 1.5 billion consumersProexport carries out activities to make best use of MSMEs:Market AnalysisSeminarAdvice on ExportingTrade MissionsBusiness Matchmaking events(among others)
  • For MSMEs, we have Export Route.
  • The Intellectual Property Classroom Superintendent of Industry and CommerceCreated with the aim of fostering a culture of safety andprotection of industrial property in Colombia through theregistration of trademarks, patents and utility models.There have been developed at national level workshops, publiclectures, meetings, fairs and regular courses in industrial propertyissues, with the participation of over 1,000 people, includingbusinesspersons, students, and researchers.
  • Refers to fnancial services for the creation and strengthening of MSMEs Financial Services Credit Credit Capital Lines Guarantees Funds Angel Start-up Seed Investor Fund Capital Networks
  • Facilitating access to credit is one of the maintools provided by the Ministry of Commerce,Industry and Tourism through its memberinstitutions.Best rates, terms and payment (grace periods)Bancoldex credit linesGuarantees on FNG Lines
  • DiscountsDuring 2012, Bancoldex disbursed COL $1.6billion in loans (USD 865 million), reaching 486 ofthe country’s 1102 municipalities.About 58% of the funds were granted in loans toMSMEs and over 34% of the funds were used tomodernize enterprises.
  • So far in 2012, the National Guarantee Fund (NGF) hasbenefted 296,057 users, contributing to businessdevelopment in Colombia.In 2012, the goal for secured loans to support MSMEsnationwide is COL 8.4 billion (USD 4.589 million).
  • A Seed Capital Fund to support business initiatives from entrepreneurs who meet the profle of benefciaries.Entrepreneurs must submit a business plan that is feasiblethrough an Entrepreneurship Unit (419 Entrepreneurship Unitsthroughout the country).Upon approval of the project, the new company receives grantsfor the development of the approved project.The fund will allocate resources for USD 40 million in 2012.Since the Funds inception (2005) to date, 2691 companies havebeen funded by COL 160 billion (USD 87 million)
  • It is a program that promotes the creation of Innovative and Dynamic Entrepreneurship with seed capital grants.Dynamic Entrepreneurship is one that grows proftably,quickly, and steadily, where one is able to reinvest and toachieve a fairly signifcant level of sales in one decade.Capital contributions from COL 50 million to COL 350million (USD 27,000 to USD 189,000)
  • Program that promotes the networking of angel investors that invest in startups.There are 7 networks in operation and 3 in structuringThe program supports:Sponsorship for the formation of new networks.Educates investors on how to facilitate interactions withentrepreneurs during the selection and negotiation forinvestment.Creating incentives for investment in dynamic enterprises.
  • Venture Capital FundsVenture Capital funds are vehicles that invest in startupsthat have growth potential and require not only resources,but also management.Currently, there are fve venture capital funds operating inColombia and 6 in structuring.
  • Private Equity FundsPrivate equity funds are vehicles that allow the movementof capital to companies in the advanced stage ofdevelopment, which seek to strengthen the company witha larger market potential.Currently in Colombia, there are 24 private equity funds inoperation.In Colombia, Industry Capital Funds mobilize over USD 2.6billion.
  • Design has been recognized at governmentlevel in Colombia since 1994 and features inthe portfolio of the Ministry of Commerce,Industry and Tourism. The Ministry, throughthe National Design Program, promotes designas a driver of innovation in Colombian industry.
  • Background
  • Conceptual Strategy
  • Conceptual model
  • Aproach
  • SME in terms of design knowledge
  • Levels of design insertion in MSMEs
  • Levels of design insertion in MSMEs
  • Promotes the use of industrial design as a competitive tool for MSMEsStrategic lines:- Knowledge Transfer in design.- Viewing and promoting success stories in design- Public policies and strategic plan
  • Knowledge Transfer in design (main deliverables)-- Design and Innovation Workshops for Business Competitiveness(2011 – 17 workshops - 509 SMEs)(2012 – 37 workshops – 3088 SMEs)Spots:Soacha, Santa Marta, Cúcuta, Girardot, Barranquilla, Pereira, Palmira,Manizales, Tunja, Villeta, Villavicencio, Cartagena, Neiva, Armenia,Bogotá, Tulua, Ibagué, Riohacha, Montería, Valledupar, Popayan,Cali, Bucaramanga, Cali, Palmira, Soacha, Barranquilla, Bogotá,Duitama, Bucaramanga, Villavicencio, Medellín, y Dosquebradas.-- Manual of Design and Innovation in the development of MSMES
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  • Viewing and promoting success stories in design (main deliverables) -- Documentary Series Design Case Studies in Colombian MSMEs. Success through design -- Sample Design in Colombia (link)
  • PNDI 2012
  • Public policies and strategic plan-- Event – seminar 2011 about Public policies and design-- Design consultancy for SMEs
  • Design consultancy for SME
  • Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Tourism Republic of Colombia THANK YOU J. Ricardo Mejia S. jrmejias@gmail.comOffce for Micro, Small, Medium BusinessViceministry of Business Development