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Ict vision

  1. 1. ICT KTN Philip Hargrave CEO & Network Director Creating a competitive advantage for the UK by facilitating the exchange of knowledge on Information & Communications Technologies and accelerating innovation
  2. 2. ICT KTN <ul><li>The ICT KTN brings together the former Digital Communications and Digital Systems KTNs. </li></ul><ul><li>It is being hosted by the not-for-profit ICT KTN Company Ltd, working in association with Intellect, NPL and QinetiQ as delivery partners. </li></ul><ul><li>The new KTN will focus on Knowledge Transfer as a stimulus to economic growth. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It will seek bring a competitive advantage to the UK by facilitating the development and take up of information and communications technologies and their adoption as key enablers in other industries. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. UK ICT Workforce
  4. 4. Size of UK ICT Sector <ul><li>272 of the top 1000 companies by R&D investment in the BIS 2010 Scoreboard are ICT companies. </li></ul><ul><li>The total R&D spend of these companies is £4.5 B, equivalent to 3.2% of their total sales of £139 B. </li></ul><ul><li>This makes ICT the third largest sector in the UK in terms of sales and the second largest in terms of R&D. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The largest sector in terms of sales is Oil & Gas Production at £348 B. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The second largest sector in terms of sales is Banking at £166 B. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The largest sector in terms of R&D is Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology at £8.9 B. </li></ul></ul>£
  5. 5. Size of UK ICT Sector R&D / £ M Sales / £ M
  6. 6. ICT KTN Vision <ul><li>The focal point in the UK for innovation in digitally enabled ICT systems. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maximising the economic and social benefits the UK realises through such systems. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerating the deployment of ICT by identifying and addressing technological and business issues that would otherwise delay or even prevent its exploitation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging with those in adjacent sectors for which ICT is transformational. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraging increased inward investment in ICT. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting the growth of UK companies in the sector and the UK activities of global companies. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Respected by government as the independent business voice of the ICT sector. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Governance <ul><li>The ICT KTN will be a challenge led organisation. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Programme Steering Board will establish top level Challenges in the light of those identified by the Technology Strategy Board. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These Challenges will be addressed through Initiatives led by Delivery Managers under direct contract to the not-for-profit Company or engaged through its delivery partners. </li></ul>Delivery Manager Delivery Manager Delivery Manager Delivery Manager
  8. 8. Impact <ul><li>The ICT KTN will achieve impact by engaging with the community through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High quality focused workshops, seminars, briefings, master classes and other events, both physical and online. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The publication of position papers, roadmaps, thought leadership articles and case studies. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Physical events are central to all forms of knowledge transfer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They also provide important opportunities for individuals to meet and network with those in other organisations, both industrial and academic. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Position papers and reports are key to informing governmental organisations of the UK’s technological needs and policy requirements. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Network of Networks <ul><li>The ICT KTN will operate as a network of networks, partnering with and working through other networks, industry associations, support organisations and communities. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Working and Strategy Groups <ul><li>Working and Strategy Groups will be central to the success of the ICT KTN. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Such groups will be established in support of major initiatives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They are the key to the writing and publication of position papers and reports. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They are also an important source of guidance in respect of KTN activity. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Collaboration <ul><li>The ICT KTN will encourage collaboration as a route to innovation. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It will promote the formation of consortia to respond to UK and European collaborative calls. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It will introduce SMEs to the capabilities of University Departments. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. UK Business Interests <ul><li>The ICT KTN will actively promote the interests of UK companies. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This will be achieved by working closely with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitions will be run for SMEs to exhibit a solution, service or product at a major international show where UKTI has a presence. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We will work with UK companies to put together demonstrators that showcase UK technology. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. EPSRC Positioning of ICT as Engineering Support
  14. 14. Key Technology Strategy Board Documents
  15. 15. Initial ICT KTN Challenges <ul><li>Economic - Maximising the economic benefits realised through new and pervasive digital services and business models </li></ul><ul><li>Societal - Maximising the societal benefits  associated with the transformational nature of ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure - Facilitating the deployment of world leading ICT Infrastructure in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities - Driving network, systems and device capabilities central to the effective and secure delivery of digital economy services </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration & Business Support - Promoting collaboration and UK business interests in ICT </li></ul>
  16. 16. ICT KTN First Ninety Day Initiatives <ul><li>Economic </li></ul><ul><li>Future Internet (Inc the Internet of Things) </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging the Digital Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Machine-to-Machine Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Cloud Adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Societal </li></ul><ul><li>Telecare & Health Telematics </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast and the Role of the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Government as a Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Government Services Online </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Grids </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband – Next Generation Access </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Technology and Spectrum </li></ul><ul><li>Resilient Location & Timing Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Forensics </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber-Security  </li></ul><ul><li>Ubiquitous Location </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration & Business Support </li></ul><ul><li>UK Participation in Framework Programmes 7 & 8 (FPs 7&8) and wider Collaborative Activity </li></ul>
  17. 17. Initial Working Groups <ul><li>UK Future Internet Strategy Group (UKFISG) </li></ul><ul><li>Machine-to-Machine Communications </li></ul><ul><li>IT as a Service </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Energy Special Interest Group (SIG) </li></ul><ul><li>Next Generation Access </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Technology & Spectrum </li></ul><ul><li>Location & Timing </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Forensics </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>