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Stanford University, 11 January 2010 EU Innovation Policy & Programmes Laurent Bochereau Head of Science, Technology and E...
<ul><li>European Paradox  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large international share of scientific publications </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
State Aid, financial instruments, Cohesion policy taxation, investor readiness, etc. Knowledge Technologies, methods, Know...
Knowledge COMP, ENTR, ECFIN, MARKT, REGIO, TAXUD, RTD … RTD, ENTR, INFSO, TREN, MARKT … * ERA - 5 th  freedom * Capital Hu...
€  6.2 billion  Erasmus &  Erasmus Mundus:  Univ.Educ:Scholarships  e-learning  in schools Leonardo   vocational training ...
<ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Policy & performance monitoring </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmarking...
<ul><li>Multi-level  & </li></ul><ul><li>National </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EU / external rel. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inte...
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EU Innovation Policy - Laurent Bochereau - European Commission - Stanford - Jan 11 2010

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Talk by Laurent Bochereau, S&T Counselor for the European Commission delegation in Washington DC, Jan 11 2010

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EU Innovation Policy - Laurent Bochereau - European Commission - Stanford - Jan 11 2010

  1. 1. Stanford University, 11 January 2010 EU Innovation Policy & Programmes Laurent Bochereau Head of Science, Technology and Education Delegation of the European Union in Washington
  2. 2. <ul><li>European Paradox </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large international share of scientific publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low number of patents and limited share in high-tech products trade </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EU2020 Strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a competitive, connected and greener economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate value for basing growth on knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Empower people in inclusive societies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, new </li></ul><ul><li>Commissioner for Research, </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation and Science </li></ul>Policy Context
  3. 3. State Aid, financial instruments, Cohesion policy taxation, investor readiness, etc. Knowledge Technologies, methods, Know-how, market knowledge Patents, Copy right, etc. Research funding, IPR rules, technology transfer, networking, clustering, research infrastructure, etc. Capital Private & public sources For enterprises of all sizes and development stages Human Capital Skills, Creativity, Mobility, Flexibility, Adaptability etc. Market regulations Environment & health protection, public procurement, standards, WTO, proof of concept etc. Markets EU & global, consumers, industry & public sector Education and training programmes, labour & social law Immigration, etc. Innovation Enterprises : Product innovation, organisational, marketing, design, Processes, Etc. Which are the EU policies relevant for innovation?
  4. 4. Knowledge COMP, ENTR, ECFIN, MARKT, REGIO, TAXUD, RTD … RTD, ENTR, INFSO, TREN, MARKT … * ERA - 5 th freedom * Capital Human Capital ENTR, MARKT, ENV, SANCO, INFSO, TRADE, REGIO … *Lead Market Initiative* Markets ? EAC, EMPL JLS, RTD … Innovation 2.2. Which are the DGs and programmes relevant for innovation?
  5. 5. € 6.2 billion Erasmus & Erasmus Mundus: Univ.Educ:Scholarships e-learning in schools Leonardo vocational training € 50 billion Research projects (Mainly multi-country) & joint actions (JTI, 169) Scholarships Policy coordination Capacity building € 3.6 billlion Multi-country Innovation networks Cluster, Monitoring Support services Policy development Financial instruments € 86 billion (of the €347 billion) Nat / regional programmes Research, capacity, SME, Cluster, tech. transfer, services ... Entrepreneurship Innovative ICT Human Capital Which are the EU Funds relevant for innovation? Main EU innovation & research funding instruments Practical guide to EU funding opportunities for research & innovation: cordis.europa.eu/EU-funding-guide/home_en.html
  6. 6. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Policy & performance monitoring </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmarking & evaluation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Framework conditions for innovation Regulation on products, safety, health, environment etc., IPR, standards Innovation drivers (research, skills, mobility), market access, labelling, .. Coordination between policy areas EU innovation support Financing Loans, grants for innovative projects, capacity building Proof of concept … Advice Tech. transfer, Tech. Audits, IPR, Innov. Management, Market access … Improving innovation support Through mutual learning at national / regional and EU level Interaction Among innovation players, e.g. cluster, trans-national, Academia-industry-education Partnering, Sectoral coop … Inter-connect National / regional innovation support To pool resources and exploit Single Market potential for creativity Innovators (enterprises, researchers, start-ups, inventors … ) Innovation support providers (agencies, consultants, … ) Innovation policy makers (cross-departmental, multi-level)
  7. 7. <ul><li>Multi-level & </li></ul><ul><li>National </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EU / external rel. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal policies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional </li></ul><ul><li>Local </li></ul><ul><li>Agencies </li></ul>Who is in charge of innovation policy in the Member States? <ul><li>Cross-departmental </li></ul><ul><li>Research / Science </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise / Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Employment / Social </li></ul><ul><li>Environment / Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Finance … Etc. </li></ul>Mix for variable geometries? Political will for more cooperation and synergies? Subsidiarity EU – national – regional – local ?

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