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Exposición en FORO NACIONAL DE INNOVACIÓN 2010, 30 de noviembre

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  • 1. ’Cluster Development Activities in Finland’ i Fi l d’ Workshop on Science and Technology, 30th November 2010, Quito Business Director, Irina BlomqvistCulminatum Innovation Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2. Plenty of reasons to be proud!1st: :  The best country in the world! (Newsweek 2010) The best country in the world! (Newsweek 2010)1st: Competitive nation (IMD, Harvard)2nd:  Innovations with commercial potential (MIT)2nd:  World innovation index (Harvard)2nd:  R&D expenditures of GDP 3.5%, 2/3 by the private sector (OECD)1st:  Fraction of researchers in the total population (OECD)5th:  High‐value creative jobs in the total economy  (Carnegie Mellon) (US #11)2nd:  Most competitive IT industry (OECD)1st:  Least corrupt (Transparency Intl.)1st: Public education system (OECD) :  Public education system (OECD)1‐3rd: Penetration of mobile and Internet5,2 Million people – effectively networked:5 2 Million people – effectively networked: Finland is not a country, it is a Club
  • 3. Harvard Business Review 03/2009: the world’s innovation hot spots
  • 4. Culminatum Innovation Ltd. established 1995 to implement the Centre of Expertise Program
  • 5. Culminatum, independent development platformCounty and Cities ou y d s 43 % 3 Shareholders of Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd Uusimaa Regional Council Helsinki, Vantaa, EspooUniversities andU i iti dResearch Institutions 34 % 43% 34%Science Parks and Companies 17 % Technopolis Ventures Oy Helsinki Business and Science Park Ltd Oy Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce TeliaSonera OyjFinancial institutionsand others 6% 6% 17% Finnvera Oyj Foundation for Finnish Innovations
  • 6. Centre of ExpertiseCentre of Expertise Program (CoE) 1994‐2006 (CoE) 1994 2006
  • 7. Idea of the CoE Program• To identify regional strengths, reinforce and regenerate regional expertise• Increase the number of competitive products, services, enterprises and  jobs based on the highest expertise• Create economic growth• Attract international investments & leading experts
  • 8. Government’s catalytic basic funding 1999‐2006Total projectfunding: 525 millioneuros Basic funding: 52 million euros
  • 9. Competence Cl t PC t Cluster Program 2007-2013
  • 10. Idea of the Competence ClusterIdea of the Competence Cluster The competence cluster is the network and cooperation  forum for the Centres of Expertise active within it.
  • 11. 2007‐2013 Cluster Program has focus in Internationality in R&D and business activities Boosting the growth of knowledge‐intensive companies B i h h fk l d i i i Linking the CoE Programme closer to National Innovation policies New concept: Strenghtening of cooperation based on fields of expertise in  selected national Competence Clusters selected national Competence Clusters
  • 12. Cluster Program’s national coordination Program s national coordination Jo t st ategy Joint strategy
  • 13. Networking academic and industrial players locally, nationwide and internationally ROVANIEMIo18 Meur annually by MEE& municipalities13 Clusters in 21 local ffi13 Cl t i 21 l l officeso DIGIBUSINESS, Digital Content and Services Cluster OULUo Environmental Technology Cluster RAAHEo Food Development Clustero Forest Industry Future Cluster KAJAANI KOKKOLAo Future Energy Technologies Clustero HealthBio Cluster VAASAo Living Business Cluster Living Business Cluster KUOPIO SEINÄJOKIo Intelligent Machines Cluster JOENSUUo Maritime Cluster JYVÄSKYLÄo Future Materials Cluster SAVONLINNA MIKKELIo Tourism and Experience Industry Cluster TAMPERE PORIo Ubiquitous Computing Cluster HÄMEENLINNA LAHTI LAPPEENRANTAo Health and Well‐being Cluster HYVINKÄÄ KOUVOLA TURKU HELSINKI
  • 14. What is a competence cluster? What is a competence cluster?Quadruple Helix of companies, research organizations, public authorities and end‐users of services and productsEach competence cluster is catalyzed by 4‐7 Centers of Expertise, promoting innovation collaboration,  situated in different geographic areas and having complementary expertise.Competence cluster can be: l bo Industry‐driven (e.g. Forest Industry Future Cluster) o Technology‐driven (e.g. Future Energy Technologies Cluster, Intelligent Machines Cluster)o Application‐driven (e.g. DIGIBUSINESS, Ubiquitous Computing Clusterand Nanotechnology Cluster)and Nanotechnology Cluster)
  • 15. Selection criteria for the CoE Quantity, quality and usability of top expertise Q i li d bili f i Relevance from the perspective of national objectives Regional and national networking Innovativeness Organisation Funding and regional commitment Funding and regional commitment Connections to other regional development programmes
  • 16. The well‐being of the whole Finnish society growsThe international competiviveness improvesThe regional ecosystem developsThe new knowledge based business growsThe local industries renew by the added value of new know‐how‐ Th The companies grow: revenue, employees i lActivating the companies & other stakeholdersActivating the companies & other stakeholders‐ Provide: Promotion, partners, project building‐ Neutral contact and info point & gateway to Finnish expertiseKnowing the ecosystem ‐ Recognizing the spearheads and needs‐ Know: Academia, business sector, authorities, funding‐ Utilise: Thematic microclusters, daily contacts
  • 17. A tool for cross sector policy in Finland Employment Industrial policy policy Regional CoE policy Innovation policy Educational Ed ti l policy
  • 18. New strategic choices Focus on the chosen Competence Clusters and their internationally  Focus on the chosen Competence Clusters and their internationally high‐level Centres of Expertise The exploitation of excellence is most important, but more focus on  internationalisation and growth creating impact of the measures internationalisation and growth creating impact of the measures Alongside top research and technology, emphasis on business and  other necessary expertise to strengthen competitiveness of the  cluster To gather and intensify the use of regional resources as part of the  national innovation policy p y
  • 19. Changes (2007‐2013) compared to previous model  Closer connection to the national innovation policy The role of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy and  Tekes (Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation) Parallel directions of different national initiatives (e.g. Strategic Centres for Science, Technology and Innovation) More specialisation between the Centres of Expertise: Cooperation  between the regions will be strengthened b h ll b h d Actions to exploitation of top expertise, growth and internationalisation Joint efforts to build critical mass for internationally more competitive  clusters  l t
  • 20. Cluster evolution in Finland1994‐2006 Local development IN 1 COMPETENCE2007‐2009 National clusters CLUSTER IN 9 COMPETENCE ROVANIEMI CLUSTERS2010‐ Transnational clusters OULU RAAHEStrategic idea:  KAJAANI KOKKOLA Becoming an internationally acknowledged and  VAASA KUOPIO SEINÄJOKI JOENSUU attractive innovation hub in strategically prioritized  JYVÄSKYLÄ SAVONLINNA MIKKELI areas PO RI HÄMEENLINNA TAMPERE LAHT LAPPEENRANTA I HYVINKÄÄ KOUVOLAMain impacts:Main impacts: TURKU HELSINKI I. Critical mass in world‐class experience II. Access to global value chainsTargets: I. Establishing strategic partnerships II. Networking across disciplines and sectors
  • 21. The national innovation strategy defines the innovation policy defines the innovation policy Parliament of Finland Council of State Ministry Ministry  y of Employment  of Employment of Education and the EconomyResearch and Innovation  The Finnish Funding Agency  for technology and  for technology and The Finnish National Fund for  Th Fi i h N ti lF dfCouncil Innovation  Research and Development  Universities SHOKs The technical research  Strategic Centres of Excellence centre of Finland and other  centre of Finland and other research centres Industries & Enterprises ELY‐Centres Economic Development,  The Finnish innovation environment  Transport & Environment  Industry Investment = public‐private partnership OSKE Centre of  Source: Antti Valle, Expertise Program Ministry of E&E
  • 22. Finland’s innovation strategy ‐ Focal points  Mobility and  Participation attractiveness and contribution WORLD  WITHOUT BORDERS Innovation communities  Lead markets & hubs INNOVATIVE  DEMAND INDIVIDUALS AND  COMPETENCE AND USER COMMUNITIES BASE ORIENTATION Individuals and  entrepreneurship Co‐innovation SYSTEMIC  APPROACH Leadership & change  Broad‐based innovation management
  • 23. DIGIBUSINESS Finland DIGIBUSINESS FinlandDigital Content and Services Competence  Cluster Program: Games, Social Media, Animation, eLearning,  Audiovisual, Web Services, Entertainment, Multilingual Communications, igital Marketing…Multilingual Communications,  Digital Marketing…
  • 24. The DIGIBUSINESS Cluster  Is built on collaboration between five regions The strengths and focal points of the cluster regions  g p g supplement each other, contributing to a strong national  entity Gathers all the national resources into one place G h ll h i l i l 30.11.2010 Sivu: 24
  • 25. Regional Focus Areas Sivu: 25
  • 26. Four main focus areas Internationalisation Business competence and new business opportunities Business competence and new business opportunities Digital sector PR Events and networking and networking
  • 27. Ecosystem AE t Approach h
  • 28. Facts and figures/DIGIBUSINESS Almost 10 000 companies in Finland have been identified as  DIGIBUSINESS companies Nearly 3000 companies have participated in cluster’s activities since January 2007 Basic funding for the cluster is 1,5ME in 2010 Project portfolio 46ME since January 2007 Around 100 projects running at the moment within the  cluster 30.11.2010 Sivu: 28
  • 29. N e o g a m e swww.hermia.fi/neogames/neogames_in_english
  • 30. Finnish Game Industry in a nutshell 1/2  Number of Companies appr. 60 N b fC i 60 First Companies were established 1993 Year 2008 Finnish game industry employed 900 people in  Finland and appr. 250 people outside Finland in Game  Development Total turnover 2008 + 85 million € Total turnover 2008 + 85 million € Etunimi Sukunimi@digibusiness.fi Sivu: 30
  • 31. Neogames in general 2/2 Neogames i f d d th N is funded through government support  h t t (15%), membership fees (10%) and project income (75%) Neogames works in close co‐operation with Finnish national  government (Ministry of Education, Ministry of Employment and  the Economy) and government trade and innovation  organisations (Tekes, Finpro organisations (Tekes, Finpro etc.) Neogames also has co‐operation with Nordic Game and EGDF  (European Games Developers Federation) Etunimi Sukunimi@digibusiness.fi Sivu: 31
  • 32. S o m b i z – Boosting European Social Media Business Boosting European Social Media Business www.sombiz.net
  • 33. Social Media? Not just Facebook…Blogs, wikis, podcasts, social networks, content  communities, collaborative media productions, virtual  words, gaming communities, etc. Not just an “Internet thing”…Open innovation, open R&D, new  working cultures, open business… “Media by people for people in communities” (Scott Rafer) Media by people for people in communities (Scott Rafer) Web 2.0: “Internet as a platform”, “harnessing collective  intelligence” (Tim O’Reilly)
  • 34. Boosting social media business ecosystem g y Development Public financiers organisations VCsResearch i tit tR h institutes Industries IP and teleoperators Universities Start-ups Public sector Digimedia g Big ICT-players Bi ICT l Entrepreneurs companies Schools Software developers SMEs Media companies p Consumers Business Ad agencies consultants PR Law firms & communications
  • 35. Growth Coaching
  • 36. Selection process Closing Ceremony Pool of Consultants Alumn Meetings
  • 37. From Innovation to ExitF I ti t E it Exit: Stockvalue Exchange listing, sale of company Growth funding rounds VC funding Business angels Growth: HR, funding Business idea idea, Internationalisation plan, Execution: processes, cash flow start-up Networking Marketing: customers, products/services g ,p Strategy time Business incubator Growth coaching
  • 38. European Digital think tankEuropean Think Tank Network for Digital Content and Services Industries
  • 39. Think tank membersCluster members: Barcelona Media ‐ Centre dInnovació (Barcelona) Pôle de compétitivité CAP DIGITAL (Paris) Culminatum Innovation Ltd. / DIGIBUSINESS Finland (Founder) IIP/Create (Amsterdam) South East Media Network (Buckinghamshire, London area) Berlin Project Future (Berlin) FILAS (Rome) Partners: Sandbox (Preston) University of Ulster (Ulster) University of Central Lancashire, UCLan (Preston) University of York (York) y ( ) Yorkshire Forward (Leeds) Sivu: 39
  • 40. MissionThe mission statement of the network is: The Think Tank network co‐operation will significantly help its  members to support their clients to grow and prosper on the  international digital content market. i t ti l di it l t t k t Etunimi Sukunimi@digibusiness.fi Sivu: 40
  • 41. Operations Information sharing Open innovation platform Funding activities Worldwide partnering p g Branding and communications for the network Sivu: 41
  • 42. Theses for cluster managementThe theses are simple and based on experiences from the daily hands on work with clusters:Thesis 1: Know the ecosystemThesis 2: Recognise and respect the key players near youThesis 3: Define the strategy, focus themes, tools, services and value proposalsThesis 4: Recognize the possibilities of the existing structures (like CoE program)Thesis 5: The thematic microclusters are the key to continuous interaction with the fieldThesis 6: Tailor the activities based on needs, proactive thinking and the resourcesThesis 7: Face the boundary conditions (not all ideas work with all communities)Thesis 8: Respect the (indirect) feedback, be ready to reconsiderThesis 9: Share the ideas, you’ll get new ones in returnThesis 10: Clarify the roles within the local innovation system to get the mandate to  operate
  • 43. Thank you for your interest! Please contact the cluster coordinator:  Culminatum Innovation Ltd Business Director Irina Blomqvist  Business Director Irina Blomqvist irina.blomqvist@culminatum.fi More information on Digital Finland: www.digibusiness.eu More information on Clusters: www.oske.net/en/