Global Hungria 2009


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Global Hungria 2009

  1. 1. Connecting People to Innovation Creativity as a strategic enabler Carlos Zorrinho - Portugal
  2. 2. In 2009 the world is under pressure to change… <ul><li>The Dream of a Flat World faces the nightmare of increasing Exclusion Valleys. </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous Growth without sustainable development drives to a structural crises in global economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Globalisation needs more skilled citizenship to improve competition and cohesion. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge and E-Skills are the available weapons to faces the new challenges </li></ul>
  3. 3. In 2005, Portugal was also under pressure to change… <ul><li>With the Euro currency , it became impossible to sustain competitiveness by devaluating the currency </li></ul><ul><li>The Pact for Stability and Growth limited the possibility of using public expenditure to sustain growth and jobs </li></ul><ul><li>The enlargement of European Union brought new competitors to the same playing field </li></ul><ul><li>Globalisation made it impossible to compete based on low wages </li></ul>GDP Growth in Portugal
  4. 4. How can Portugal become a network country again?
  5. 5. ”… Technological Plan is about people … Living in a global world…” CIAPEM 2008
  6. 6. Change happens… Everyday Everywhere And for Everybody
  7. 7. 8 September 2008 But change has patterns… CIAPEM 2008
  8. 8. Sometimes, those patterns are inspiring… 8 September 2008
  9. 9. Even if they are unpredictable…
  10. 10. The web (virtual networks) are changing the rules of change
  11. 11. A net generation has reinvented the web Web 1.0 Web 2.0 <ul><li>Browse (Yahoo!) </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing (Britannica Online) </li></ul><ul><li>Download ( </li></ul><ul><li>Mass advertising (DoubleClick) </li></ul><ul><li>One to many (Akamai) </li></ul><ul><li>Static contents (personal homepages) </li></ul><ul><li>Centralised content management (CMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomy of contents (directories) </li></ul><ul><li>Contents scattered over several web pages (HTML) </li></ul><ul><li>Unique visitors & pageviews </li></ul><ul><li>Search (Google) </li></ul><ul><li>Participation (Wikipedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Share (Napster) </li></ul><ul><li>Context Ads (Google AdSense) </li></ul><ul><li>Many to many (BitTorrent) </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic contents, continuously updated (Blogs/Twitter) </li></ul><ul><li>Shared and open editing (Wikis) </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy (tags) </li></ul><ul><li>Syndicated contents (RSS feeds) </li></ul><ul><li>Community members (Hi5, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) </li></ul>Adapted from
  12. 12. That generation is changing the world …
  13. 13. How can we deal with the challenges of change?
  14. 14. Condition for the economic activity Economic competi-tiveness Scientific and Technological Infrastructure Qualifications & Human Resources Network society Entrepreneurship Financing Systems Coming up with a different kind of plan …
  15. 15. Doing and Having results to show
  16. 16. The ‘tipping points’: Key issues for structural change Scientific development Partnerships with the MIT, CMU, Harvard, Austin, Fraunhoffer, etc. Focus on qualifications “ New Opportunities” to enroll 1 million people in lifelong learning Better public administration Rising from 16th to 3rd in the EU ranking of online public services availability Less bureaucracy “ On the spot firm” to create a company in less than one hour Innovation networks Public initiatives for collective efficiency embedded in Structural Funds support Bridging the Digital Divide Providing access and training to those excluded from the information society
  17. 17. Internet Access Computer, Internet and Broadband in Portuguese households (%) Conventional and Mobile Broadband penetration (% of total population) Source: INE Source: ANACOM
  18. 18. Qualifications and Life Long Learning Students enrolled in technological and profissional secondary training Source: ME Adult enrolled in the “New Opportunities” lifelong learning initiative Source: MTSS
  19. 19. Investment in science and technology Public Budget for R&D (Million Euros) Doctorate scholarships granted Source: MCTES Source: FCT - MCTES
  20. 20. Condition for the economic activity “ On the Spot Firms” established Simplified Statements delivered (IES) Source: MJ
  21. 21. Economic Competitiveness Technological Balance of Payments (Million Euros) Income of the Technological Balance (Million Euros) Source: Banco de Portugal
  22. 22. Knowledge, Technology and Innovation are the keys to succeed Specially, if you are always thinking about the future …
  23. 23. Computer Access for All… Public initiatives Private initiatives <ul><li>(broadband-connected laptops for 1000.000 teachers, students and adults in lifelong learning) </li></ul><ul><li>Nation-wide broadband coverage </li></ul><ul><li>IT Academies by the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Digital literacy development </li></ul><ul><li>Technological Plan for Education (400M€ to develop the schools’ technological infrastructures and upgrade teachers’ skills) </li></ul><ul><li>Magalhães – customised laptops for 500 000 basic school students </li></ul>A comprehensive approach to touch a wide public, reaching students, teachers, enterprises and older adults enrolled in lifelong learning
  24. 24. A Public-Private partnership in action! Public Partners: Private Partners: When the UMTS licenses were granted, the mobile operators became committed to promote the information society. This programme fulfils that commitment. (industry partners) (mobile operators)
  25. 25. <ul><li>Building on the e-escola experience, the Portuguese Government announced in July 30 th a strategic partneship with Intel to develop the Magalhães initiative: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introducing the Magalhães laptop, made in Portugal based on the Intel Classmate platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making it available to the 500.000 students enrolled in primary education with a low subsidised price (0 to 50€) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring possibilities abroad to use Magalhães to bridge the digital divide </li></ul></ul>One step further: The initiative
  26. 26. 8 September 2008
  27. 27. Rephrasing the question - How can Portugal take advantage to be a network country ?
  28. 28. Our ambition… Portugal as a global “living lab” <ul><li>A “nearshore” country – network of services </li></ul><ul><li>A logistical platform – network of goods </li></ul><ul><li>An attractive place to live in – network of people </li></ul><ul><li>A test market – network of innovation </li></ul>
  29. 29. Our aim … a network with Hungary <ul><li>Exchange of experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of Business </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership to the future </li></ul>
  30. 30. ”… Technological Plan is about a strategy for winning … With people inside…and a global approach”
  31. 31. Carlos Zorrinho <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>National Coordinator of the Lisbon Strategy and the Technological Plan </li></ul>