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"Catalan Innovation Strategy"


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Presentació "Catalan Innovation Strategy" a càrrec de Sergi Marcén, responsable de desenvolupament industrial TIC i mobilitat de la Generalitat de Catalunya en el marc de la inauguració de l'SparkLab, el laboratori del telecentre del futur.

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"Catalan Innovation Strategy"

  1. 1. Innovation Strategy – “Tech value” “Technology both eliminates jobs and creates jobs. Generally, it destroys lowerwage, lower-productivity jobs, while it creates jobs that are more productive, higherskilled, and better paid. Historically, the income-generating effects of new technologies have proven more powerful that the labor-displacing effects. Technological progress has been accompanied not only by higher output and productivity, but also by higher output of productivity, but also by higher overall employment.”* A large number of economists have identified ICT as a “general purpose technology” that plays an inordinate role in innovation and productivity. ICT is a major growth driver in develop and developing countries alike. 2 * OECD font
  2. 2. ICT Innovation Strategy – “Cross-sector” ICT’s role in the innovation ecosystem as a general purpose technology that drives innovation across all sectors of the economy. Information and communications technology plays a vital role in the global innovation ecosystem. ... 3
  3. 3. ICT Innovation Strategy – ICT as innovation based The Information and Communication Technologies must be used with a new vision to generate innovation. Until now the ICT have been tools to improve the company's competitiveness, from now, the ICT must also be the tools to create new solutions and products. Strategy Real case 4
  4. 4. Case Study “Cross-sector” ICT - mobile solutions 5
  5. 5. Catalan Innovation Strategy – “QH based” According to the Quadruple Helix Innovation Theory (QH), the Catalan economic structure lies on four pillars/helices: Academy, Industries, Government and Citizens. The economic growth is generated by the clustering and concentration of talented and productive people. Academia and Industries, together with Technological Infrastructures of Innovation, provide the integrated innovation ecosystem where all forms of creativity can rise. In turn, Governments provide part of the financial support and the regulation system for the definition and implementation of innovation activities. Citizens demands for ever innovating goods and services. 6
  6. 6. Case Study “The Catalan Mobile Innovation Strategy based in QH” 7
  7. 7. Industry – Barcelona Mobile World Capital The aim of the Mobile World Capital is to drive and develop innovate mobile initiatives with the capacity to transform the traditional way of doing things, both in industry and in people’s day-to-day lives. 8
  8. 8. Academy - Mobile World Lab Mission Statement : The Mobile World Lab mission is to showcase the deployment of cutting-edge mobile technologies in Barcelona with the most innovative networks, solutions, applications and services. 9
  9. 9. Citizens – Living Labs & Telecentre Network The Catalan Living Labs, Advaced Telecenter’s and Telecenter’s Network works improving innovation on development of useful mobile services through interaction in “daily life” setting between developers, universities, technological centers and end users. Produce mobile products and services relevant for the industry and their clients is the main goal of our living labs. The model of a Catalan Living Lab is a user-centric research methodology for sensing, prototyping, validating and refining complex solutions in multiple and evolving real life contexts managed from the Catalan Government. Innovation manager 10
  10. 10. Government - idigital The idigital plan is the strategy of the Government to create in Catalonia an innovation pole of the Digital Society that generates economic growth, business competitiveness, occupation and transform the Administration. 11
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