Innovation-Led EInnovation-L d Economic DevelopmentI ti i D l t (ILED)
Alignment of innovation ssets, and TECH Resources for Innovation-led Companies Innovation- 10 esources, as 201 echnologies s f Second- Second-Stage Companies Sector Initiatives PeerSpectives & Economic Gardening MS Seed Fund Venture Coaching AcademyreteA *MIN WEB-based Training & Communication WEB- New Venture Challenge Promotion & Story telling of *Innovator’s Hall of Fame Awards Gala ages *Discovery Meetings (Breakfast & Lunches) Regional Innovation Coordination tive Advanta Innovation- Innovation-Led Economic Development Training 2005 *Venture Capital Tools *Mississippi Executive Talent Exchange *MS Angel Network nStrategies & platforms Comparat Fast Trac Entrepreneurial Training Regional Technology Councils MS e-Center Incubator e- Innovation Index s *Pointe I *P i t Innovation Magazine ti M i Statewide Technology ToursT-BED and Cluster *Conference on High Technology Community Technology Assessments Additional Cluster Studies & O Additi l Cl t St di Organizations i ti 1998 Michael Porter CIT Cluster Study & CIT.ms Cluster Organization Mississippi Science & Technology Action Plan Learning Telling *Doing Collaborating
Pathway for yInnovation-Innovation-Led Economic Development Innovation- led Innovation- I ti Communities C iti led Jobs Innovation- led Enterprises
Five Critical Factors for Innovation- Innovation-Led Economic Development1. Innovation Culture or risk taking2.2 Technology Resource access3. Entrepreneurship support organizations4. Capital (equity & debt) access5.5 Human Capital Availability (quality management, workforce, intrapreneurship) Council for Entrepreneurial Development
MTA TECH-BASED Services TECH- Technology/Innovation Capital MEP.ms MEP ms Angel Capital Strategic Biomass Network Solutions MS Seed Fund Federal/University SBIR/STTR Tech Transfer Program Entrepreneurship Human Resources Venture MS Xecutive Talent Development Xchange (MXTX) New Venture Workforce Challenge Investment ESP & Mentors Network N t k
TECH-BASED Networks TECH-Business Assistance Regional Innovation Clusters Fast Trac Tech Venture Training Facilitators MBA Student Teams (MSU, Millsaps, Ole Miss) MDA Existing Business & Industry Minorities, Students, & Women programs Mississippi Incubator Network pp Mississippi SBDC MyBiz AM Network
TECH-BASED Networks TECH-Social Networks Economic Discovery Development Luncheons Innovation-led Regional ILED Economic Councils Development Conference on Training High Technology Hi h T h l Community C Innovators Hall of Resources Fame Gala Assessments Pointe Innovation MDA/Mississippi Magazine Economic Development Council
MTAActivitiesState-wideRegionalizedEncompassing allE i llservices- Technology gy Entrepreneurship Capital Human Resources www.technologyalliance.ms
Networks drive Innovation-Led Innovation- Emerging Economic Development technology discovery lunches, discovery lunches Technology support for Councils innovative i E k ! companies, Eureka! Entrepreneur Networks Monthly meetings Capital of service providers Coalitions Monthly meetings of hl f and Capital Coalitions and p entrepreneurs q quarterly meetings of y gfor training/webinars Angel investor groups.
Regional TECH Councils Form of governance ILED Training Strategic Plan Technology Discovery Entrepreneurship Training/Assistance Capital Network Human Capital
Regional ILED Networks Network of Networks Regional Innovation Clusters Cl t TECH Councils Incubators Network Angel Capital Network
Lessons LearnedTECH Councils (Not sustainable, sustainableunless…)$$ for TECH ((causes thi tto h things happen) )ILED Training is important (ecosystem)Regional Organizations (Need to g gpartner with ILED change agents)Listen & Learn (continuous improvement)
Contact Us:Mississippi Technology AllianceBubba Weir, Vice President forInnovation Resources Development134 Market Ridge DriveRidgeland, MississippiRid l d Mi i i i firstname.lastname@example.org www.technologyalliance.ms
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