What is Orkestra?Orkestra-Basque Institute of Competitiveness is a research centre for analysis ofterritorial competitiveness. It was founded in 2006 through Deusto Foundation,University of Deusto, and is backed by the triple helix of government, universityand private business with long-term commitment (4-year funding periods). Sponsors: The Energy Department is sponsored by: 7
Vision and Strategic PurposeThe Institute aims to play a key role in improving the well-being of the Basque Country’s citizens.Through its world-class research, specialised instructionprogrammes, and constant interaction with economicagents, Orkestra seeks to lead and accelerate thedevelopment and implementation of public policies andbusiness agendas that enhance the competitiveness andwell-being of the Basque Country. 9
Main Objectives• Analyse the competitiveness of the Basque economy and society within the changing framework of global economic relationships.• Assess the impact and effectiveness of the policies and policy instruments (public and private) applied.• Build and promote appropriate competitive strategies, in conjunction with the socio-economic actors. 10
Board of DirectorsHonorary Chairmen:Michael E. Porter.(U. Harvard)José Luis Larrea, Chairman of IbermáticaChairman: Ignacio Mª Echeberria, Chairman of Grupo Indumetal RecyclingMembers: CEO of Elkargi (finance guarantees society) Secretary for Innovation, Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa. CEO of CAF (world leading railway) President of Kutxa (regional savings and loans bank) CEO of Euskaltel (Telecom) Repsol Board member (oil company) Deputy Minister of Innovation and Technology in the Dept. President of Innobasque (regional innovation agency)of Industry, Innovation, Trade and Tourism of the Basque Dean of the Dept. of Economics and BusinessGovernment. Administration of the University of Deusto. Deputy Chairman of Deusto Business School (ex BBVA).Secretary: Assistant Dean – Dept. of Economics and Business Administration, University of Deusto. 12
Advisory Board CHAIRMAN: Christian Ketels, Ph.D. Institute forStrategy and Competitiveness (ISC), University of Harvard (USA) Soumitra Dutta, Ph.D. Dean of Samuel CurtisJohnson Graduate School of Management, University ofCornell, Ithaca (New York) David Audretsch, Ph.D. Institute for DevelopmentStrategies, University of Indiana (USA) Sandy K. Baruah. Chamber of Commerce ofDetroit (USA) 13
NetworksBelonging to international and local talent networksDevelop investigation projects, at different levels, with various universities, institutesand departments (among others): Universidad Carlos III; Universidad de Sevilla;Universidad de Salamanca; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Universidad Autónomade Barcelona; George Mason University (EE.UU.); Erasmus University Rotterdam(Países Bajos); Universidad de Lund (Suecia); Universidad de Nice-Sophia Antipolis;Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile); Universidad de País Vasco; Universidad de Deusto;Mondragon Unibertsitatea. 14
Team In-house Project Ph.D. 11 4 15 Doctoral A multidisciplinary team: Student 5 5 dynamic and increasingly Project international. Manager 6 3 9 Staff 3 4 7 20 16 36Australia, Colombia, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Kazakhstan, Norway, Spain,United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan and Venezuela.Researchers obtained their Ph.D. In: University of Deusto, Basque CountryUniversity, University of California-Berkeley, University of Birmingham,University of Navarra, Purdue University, Autonomous University Barcelona, Carlos III University, University of California-Los Angeles, European University of Florence, Sussex University , among 17others.
Departments and Activities: Energy Energy: Economy and markets Energy, techonology and industry: Competitiveness and industrial development • Cost of energy for industry.Research •Energy, Industry and Employment •“Towards an economy low in CO2.” Book-published April 2012) •Workshop “Non Conventional Gas : Shale Gas”.2011 •International Seminar “Energy and Industry: Innovation and Technology Development in theInteraction New Energy Scenario”. 2011 •II Internal Seminar “New Energy Scenario: Implications for the Energy , Industry, and Technology Policies.” 2012Instruction •Energy and Competitiveness: Gas, Grids and Renewables. I Edition. (2011-2012)
Departments and Activities: Entrepreneurship Early internationalization / innovation oriented start-ups Intrapreneurship Firm demography and economic growth •GEM Annual Report •PSED (Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics)Research •Academic Publications: SBE, IEMJ, JBV, ERD, JTT, … •PhD Dissertation •“Crecer + “ Platform (Entrepreneurs, Business Angels, and Managers)Interaction •Intrapreneurs •Deusto Business School, EMBAInstruction •Doctorate Program •Customized coaching programs
Departments and Activities: Territorial Development, Innovation and Cluster Territory Innovation Clusters Other compet. factors •European Cluster Observatory Phase II • Evaluation of Competitiveness PoliciesResearch • Multilevel Governance Networks (FOMIN) • Constructing regional strategies • Knowledge infraestructures for competitiveness • Participatory evaluation of Cluster PolicyInteraction • Evaluación of Competitiveness Plan 2010-13 • Organisers of TCI Conference + RSSA Conference • MOC CourseInstruction • Specific courses (how to construct territorial strategies, action research…), • Masters and Doctoral Programme.
Departments and Activities: Strategy Innovation Internationalization Size and organizational / property structures of firms •(Open) innovation practices and performance on behalf of firms established in the BCResearch •Analysis of internationalization strategies and impact on firm-level competitiveness •Assessment of ownership/legal person formulas of firms ivo enhancing resilience &Interaction sustainability •Expert on EC panels dealing with design of policies in support of innovation •Strategy and CSR module for MOCInstruction •Contributions to Master in Business Innovation (DBS) on Open and Collaborative innovation practices
Departments and Activities: Horizontal activities •Competitiveness report •Basque industrial policy reviewResearch •Infraestructures in Gipuzkoa •Governing global risk •TCI 2012 Conference •Competitiveness conferenceInteraction •Competitiveness debates •Orkestra 2.0 •MOC •MOC Leadership.Instruction •In Company (example: China) •Doctorate in Competitiveness
Figures in 2011 Academic Excellence: 8 ISSCI submissions, 5accepted. Promoted 10 research projects in complementaryknowledge areas at other universities and institutions. Approximately 75 researchers participated asspeakers in seminars attended by more than1,500 people. Organized 20 conferences and seminars incollaboration with other institutions. 4 books and 8 reports published 23
TCI 2012 ConferenceThe TCI conference is a global and inspiring platform for fast exchange of patterns and ideas 24on competitiveness, clusters and innovation.
TCI 2012 ConferenceVenues: San Sebastian & BilbaoWho will attend? Practitioners on clusters, competitiveness andeconomic development at firm, city, regional and national level.Business leaders, cluster managers and facilitators, economicdevelopment practitioners, policy makers, government officials,researchers, analysts, consultants, development agency teams.Conference Registration is now open, with an earlybird fee of€695 until 30th June, and a full-price fee of €895. TCI membersare entitled to a €200 discount.Call for Participation is open until 31st May. We are invitingproposals for presentations in three broad types of workshop: • Developing concepts and evidence • Exchanging experiences • Detecting and solving problems www.tci2012.com
Plenary SessionsWhat does it mean for a region to be competitive in 2012? 17th October, BilbaoConfirmed speakers: Walter Deffaa (European Commission), Carlos Haertel (GE), Fernando Fernandez (IEBusiness School), Pedro Antonio Merino (Repsol-Petronor)Urban renewal for competitive cities 17th October, BilbaoConfirmed speakers: Fulong Wu (University College London), Saskia Sassen (Columbia University)Constructing strategies for place-based competitiveness 18th October, San SebastianConfirmed speakers: Julie Katzman (Inter-American Development Bank)Responding in practice to today’s competitiveness challenges 19th October, San SebastianConfirmed speakers: Klaus Hassis (MFG Innovation Agency), Christian Ketels (Harvard Business School),Göran Lindqvist (Stockholm School of Economics), Örjan Sölvell (Stockholm School of Economics)
Workshop Sessions• We have space for around 20 Cluster life cycles workshop sessions:• Evaluation of innovation and cluster policy• The future of the European Cluster Observatory This is a list of the concrete• Learning from difference proposals we have received• The role of females in cluster management for workshop sessions• Experiences in city development• Pioneers on clustering• Smart specialisation strategies for diversification & employment generation• Management information systems for cluster managers• Competitiveness challenges for rural regions• The strategic importance of linguistic industry clusters• Entrepreneurship and employment creation• Energy clusters as drivers of territorial competitiveness
Eskerrik asko / Gracias / Thank youSan Sebastián University of Deusto Bilbao University of Deusto CampusCampus Edificio La Comercial 2ªplantaMundaiz, 50 Hermanos Aguirre 220012 Donostia/San Sebastián 48014 Bilbao www.orkestra.deusto.es 28