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Webinar slides - Internet of Things Convergence: Preparatory Studies

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Webinar slides - Internet of Things Convergence: Preparatory Studies

Dr. Maurizio Pilu
Technology Strategy Board

2 November 2011

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Webinar slides - Internet of Things Convergence: Preparatory Studies

  1. 1. <ul><li>Internet of Things Convergence: </li></ul><ul><li>Preparatory Studies </li></ul>Dr. Maurizio Pilu Technology Strategy Board 2 November 2011
  2. 2. What is the Technology Strategy Board? <ul><li>We are the UK’s Innovation Agency </li></ul><ul><li>A national body set up in 2007 to invest in business innovation </li></ul><ul><li>We work across business, universities and government </li></ul><ul><li>We mostly come from business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>130 people with over 1700 years of business experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We have a budget of over £300m/year </li></ul>
  3. 3. Context: The Digital programme <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>to help innovative businesses unlock the economic potential of digital technology , by identifying and addressing systemic challenges and resolving tensions between people, processes and technology. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our priority challenges <ul><li>Moving towards a world of pervasive digital services </li></ul><ul><li>Building the case for investment in emerging digital infrastructure and platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling new business models and opportunities in a world of connected objects </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing trust and resilience in a rapidly changing, connected world  </li></ul><ul><li>Improving people’s lives and experiences in the digital world </li></ul><ul><li>Harnessing the economic value of information and content </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling and creating business opportunities in and across new digital value networks and communities </li></ul>
  5. 5. THE CHALLENGE
  6. 6. “ Internet of Things” ‘ Things that have more and more information associated with them, and are beginning to sense, communicate, network and produce new information ”
  7. 7. <ul><li>Pervasive Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Connected Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Places </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Connected Cars </li></ul><ul><li>Ubiquitous </li></ul><ul><li>Computing, Everyware </li></ul><ul><li>Connected World </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Homes </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Meters </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Sensor Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Ambient Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Machine to Machine </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Things </li></ul><ul><li>The Future Internet </li></ul><ul><li>............ </li></ul>IoT: also know as .....
  8. 8. The challenge <ul><li>Help the UK gain an early advantage in Internet of Things adoption, applications and services development </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the enablers of and barriers to the ecosystem of applications and services of the Internet of Things </li></ul>
  9. 9. Strategic pillars DATA and INFORMATION VALUE CHAIN Increased access to data Enabling applications & services More harmonized access to data
  10. 10. Competition key facts
  11. 11. Overview of programme <ul><li>A £5m managed investment </li></ul><ul><li>UK’s IoT Special Interest Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started on August 1 st </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>700 members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>https://ktn.innovateuk.org/web/internet-of-things </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Up to £4.5m Internet of Things Convergence Competition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Now: up to £500k for preparatory studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd half 2012: up to £4m investment in a demonstrator </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Preparation to £4m demonstrator Competition for Preparatory Studies £4m Demonstrator competition Industry & Academia Preparatory Studies
  13. 13. Objectives of this competition <ul><li>A broad-based learning on compelling internet of things converged scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding of compelling use cases and business opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Envisage a route to an IoT marketplace of application and services </li></ul><ul><li>Wide dissemination of the results of you projects </li></ul><ul><li>Help define the £4m demonstrator activity </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing organizations (funded and non-funded) for bidding for the demonstrator activity </li></ul>
  14. 14. Competition key facts <ul><li>Opens on Oct 11th </li></ul><ul><li>Up to £50k contracts for 4-month projects covering full costs </li></ul><ul><li>Must be business-led </li></ul><ul><li>Contracts awarded to one company only </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcontractor very welcome & it’s likely you need them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universities very welcome </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ALL projects MUST start and finish together </li></ul><ul><li>Funded projects must attend 3 workshops, one of which an open showcase/workshop. </li></ul><ul><li>Key deliverable: project work  report </li></ul>
  15. 15. Competition: key dates
  16. 16. SCOPE
  17. 17. “ Internet of Things” ‘ Things that have more and more information associated with them, and are beginning to sense, communicate, network and produce new information ” For this competition we take a data value-chain view: from “things” through applications and services to end users
  18. 18. Scope <ul><li>A data-centric IoT convergence scenario </li></ul><ul><li>An in-depth study of the scenario, end-to-end </li></ul><ul><li>A real/realistic context in which the applicants will carry out the study </li></ul>
  19. 19. IoT Convergence: A definition <ul><li>Increased accessibility to data from or about ‘things’ </li></ul><ul><li>easy and harmonised access (across organisation, application domain or sector boundaries) </li></ul><ul><li>Data and Information “value chains” </li></ul>
  20. 20. IoT Convergence scenario <ul><li>End-to-end example of convergence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contexts (City? Buildings? Transport? Transport+ Energy? Entertainment?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Things” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data & Information value chains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications and Services on the top of that </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End users (B & C) </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Topics that projects could address <ul><li>Data value chains from the “things” trough application/services to end user </li></ul><ul><li>Services, service design, including information flows </li></ul><ul><li>Disincentives (including liabilities), incentives, costs, and benefits analysis  for organization to make more data available </li></ul><ul><li>Business models for data, services and applications </li></ul><ul><li>People-centred design and value cases for users </li></ul><ul><li>Legal, regulatory and ethical considerations, including liabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy, security, trust </li></ul><ul><li>Monetization and billing mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Integration between data sets to generate more value </li></ul><ul><li>Service level agreements between parties in the data/service value chain </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives to invest further in infrastructure (nodes, networks) based on information flows </li></ul><ul><li>Interoperability at the data and services layer </li></ul><ul><li>Coping with large quantities of data </li></ul><ul><li>Data/Information brokerage solutions, local hubs, gateways, including cloud based </li></ul><ul><li>Data usage, rights, provenance </li></ul><ul><li>Disintermediation  between the infrastructure and the application/services developers </li></ul><ul><li>.......... </li></ul>
  22. 22. ELIGIBILITY & ASSESSMENT
  23. 23. Eligibility criteria <ul><li>Competition specific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See gateway question </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General criteria ( see guideline for applicants ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company or charity to lead </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must be a legal entity & trading </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passing financial health check (See section 4.1) </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Gateway question (see: application form) <ul><li>The convergence scenario </li></ul><ul><ul><li>how it is centred on data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why you believe it is in scope for the competition. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The data from “things” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>that are being used or considered for the study. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The actual context of the study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>why it is a real or realistic context for the scenario that will be explored in the study. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The plan for dissemination of the outcomes of the study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be consistent with competition’s objectives </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Overview of assessment criteria <ul><li>Realism of the scenario and the business and/or operational context of the study. </li></ul><ul><li>Clarity and credibility of the project plan </li></ul><ul><li>The business relevance of the project and potential learning </li></ul><ul><li>The relevance and potential of the outcomes to other communities and the definition of the £4m convergence demonstrator </li></ul><ul><li>Value for money </li></ul>
  26. 26. Springboards...
  27. 27. Convergence scenarios .... <ul><li>Think about where we should all get to with the IoT in a few years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Or equally what is working well now, and could be extended elsewhere </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What data-centric scenarios can we see? </li></ul><ul><li>Work your way back </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the convergence scenarios for my organization and value network? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is my role? What have I got? What do I need? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s the “angle” of the project? </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Starting points.... Users, Customers Business models, opportunities Technology
  29. 29. Springboards.... <ul><li>Where are the connected “things”? Where is the data from “things”? Is it something I can control/access/work with? </li></ul><ul><li>Which ones have untapped potential? And what is it? </li></ul><ul><li>How can access to that data be made easier and more harmonized? What are the (your?) barriers to achieving that? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are the blockages to data and information value chains? </li></ul><ul><li>What would happen as a result? Are there applications and services that can be developed with that data? Where are the cross-sector/domain opportunities? </li></ul><ul><li>Who needs them? </li></ul><ul><li>How could they scale up to become more than prototypes? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is the money? </li></ul>
  30. 30. THE PROJECTS
  31. 31. Key activities and deliverables <ul><li>In-depth analysis of the scenario </li></ul><ul><ul><li>& deliver on the plan you got funded for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember it’s a contract, not a grant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interact with other funded projects via the workshops (and in other ways you like) </li></ul><ul><li>High-level contribution to the final open closeout workshop </li></ul><ul><li>A final report to the TSB for dissemination </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination post-project </li></ul>
  32. 32. Final report <ul><li>Revolve around in depth answers to 5 key questions </li></ul><ul><li>The work needs to be done in a real/realistic IoT scenario </li></ul><ul><li>The report is a summary of the findings! </li></ul><ul><li>Will be used by the TSB to share the learning and results with other projects and the wider community </li></ul>
  33. 33. Summary of the 5 key questions <ul><ul><li>The convergence scenario </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is it, state of play, economic potential and roles, incentives and barriers of key stakeholders, why not happening, etc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application and services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>that could be developed in such scenario: enablers, gaps and barriers, use cases, stakeholders, facilitating the formation of an ecosystem of developers, business models and potential and costs vs benefit, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data and Information Value Chains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges to easier and harmonized access to data from ‘things” and the establishment of data and information value chains </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plans and Strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For your organization or peers to move towards the converged scenario being considered </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What UK demonstration facilities would help to move forward to with that scenario </li></ul></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Projects timeline Kick off workshop Half way workshop Open closeout workshop IoT community and beyond Final report Update Dissemination of outcomes Dissemination of outcomes Open participation START 1 March 2012 END 29 June 2012 The project
  35. 35. Outcomes for participants <ul><li>Contribute to shape a national IoT agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalize on the spotlight on the projects </li></ul><ul><li>Make it become a reality </li></ul><ul><li>Be in a better position to receive funding (public or private) </li></ul><ul><li>Consider working with others to bid for the Convergence Demonstrator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As well as other TSB programmes </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. APPLICATION PROCESS
  37. 37. Applying <ul><li>http://www.innovateuk.org/content/competition/internet-of-things-convergence-.ashx </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance for Applicants </li></ul><ul><li>Application Form </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>8 marked questions </li></ul>Application Structure Please refer to the Guidance for Applicants. Page Information Required 1 Application Details 1 Abstract of Proposed Project 3 1. Gateway Question 4 2. Description of the convergence scenario(s) to be explored 6 3. Project Summary 7. 4. Team & Expertise 8. 5. Potential business benefits 9. 6. User of Results 10. 7. Project Plan 11. 8. Project Finances 12. Declaration - Appendices
  39. 39. General advice on the application process <ul><li>Deadlines are deadlines – remember to register on the competitions site before Nov 9 th noon . </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the application process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See slides from Oct 19 th Optional Briefing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Understand well the Guidance for Applicants </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the questions in the application form clearly – you’ll be assessed based on what you write </li></ul>
  40. 40. COMPETITION RESOURCES
  41. 41. Main resources ... <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>KTNs and IoT Special Interest Group </li></ul><ul><li>IoT convergence competition group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://ktn.innovateuk.org/web/internet-of-things-convergence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Q&As, next steps, 270members, 120 potential named collaborators, with capabilities and/or needs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1:1s : contact us please </li></ul>
  42. 42. Another resource.. <ul><li>Internet of Things report by KTNs </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Ecosystem angle relevant to the competition aims and scope </li></ul><ul><li>http://bit.ly/pkHvAp </li></ul>
  43. 43. Thank you. Questions
  44. 44. [email_address] Competition Helpline: 0300 321 4357 www.innovateuk.org _connect Network: https://ktn.innovateuk.org

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