Philippe Roy (Capdigital, Paris): Creating Living Labs in a Digital Content Cluster


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Philippe Roy (Capdigital, Paris): Creating Living Labs in a Digital Content Cluster

  1. 1. Cap Digital Philippe Roy Deputy Executive Officer Living Labs in a Digital Content Business Cluster
  2. 2. Cap Digital: The French Business Cluster for Digital Content <ul><li>Accredited in 2005 with strong support from the French government </li></ul><ul><li>Ile de France (Paris Region) is the first European region in ICT </li></ul><ul><li>The Content industry represents +150,000 jobs </li></ul><ul><li>+ 15,000 researchers & PHDs </li></ul><ul><li>70-80% of the French digital market assesed at €12B </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cap Digital : Contents, Services & Knowledge SERVICES CONTENTS KNOWLEDGE Image, sound & interactivity, Video games, Knowledge Engineering, Digital Heritage, E-education, e-training Collaborative Technologies, Digital lifestyle & services, Robotics et intelligent objects, Digital Design.
  4. 4. Cap Digital: over 350 members <ul><li>20 major corporations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lagardère Active Media, France Télécom / Orange, Thomson, Thales, Motorola, Sony, Editis, Microsoft, UbiSoft, EDF, Alcatel Lucent, Bull, SFR … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>10 SME associations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bureau Export, Capital Game, FICAM, Mobile Alley, Paris Mix, Pôle audiovisuel nord parisien, Reseau Echangeur, Silicon Sentier, Simavelec, SPFA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>300+ SMEs   </li></ul><ul><li>40 public bodies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Universities, public research labs, and higher education establishments : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>140 labs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public companies : IGN, INA, la Cité des Sciences… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional and County Councils </li></ul>Réf. 06-00109
  5. 5. <ul><li>Stimulate innovation process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking events - LA CANTINE (co working space) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshops, conferences… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>web-site, newsletters… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A label to support R&D funding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set-up open testbeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GPR LL, Quartier Numérique, CExMP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provide services to members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology/innovation promotion, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business relationship, funders (BAs, VCs) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Establish international leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>European opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Targeted collaborations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involvement in major international events and tradeshows </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote this new digital economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NEW INDUSTRIAL WORLD Forum – October 3&4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Futur en Seine – May 29 to June 7 </li></ul></ul>How We Operate
  6. 6. Strong innovation and research momentum <ul><li>In 3 years: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>565 R&D projects received </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>200 R&D projects selected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>232 M€ private funds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>167 M€ public funds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Funds destination: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SMEs: 51% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Labs: 37% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LEs & VLEs : 12% </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Communicating Objects - Robots December 2007
  8. 8. Local authorities – LL and Open Innovation <ul><li>Local authorities understand that shared platforms improve: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Territory competitiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SME innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This objective is in line with Business Cluster objectives so their creation / management is given to Clusters or large Research Labs as open platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Among the 11 French LL, most of them are connected to a business cluster (Cap Digital, Media & Networks, SCS, TES) </li></ul><ul><li>Paris Region Council has pushed to the creation of several Living Labs and Open Innovation platforms, with the support of Paris city Council </li></ul><ul><li>Infratructure of several Living Labs funded by local authorities </li></ul><ul><li>Usage experimentations can be funded through regional RFPs using regional, national or European funds </li></ul>December 2007
  9. 9. Cap Digital Usage Labs <ul><li>Usage Labs have been one of the key strategies of cap digital </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Media have gone from rarity to abundance: user vaidation is key to create usage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Life Lab was an umbrella project created at the cluster birth including three usage labs … but was never funded. </li></ul><ul><li>We had to make it different ! </li></ul><ul><li>4 different usage labs platforms have been created and funded that are being unified and exchange practices </li></ul><ul><li>4 Research Labs + 1 research platform to bring usage expertise: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paris 6 LIP6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paris 8 CHART </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecom ParisTech - Digital Economy, Information, exchange and information Society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INRIA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lutin Userlab: CHART + LIP 6 (+ other) usage platform for new services </li></ul></ul>December 2007
  10. 10. Cap digital Usage Labs - Typology <ul><li>From 10s of test users in a closed innovation platform .. </li></ul><ul><li>To a Paris Region open innovation platform with 5000 test users </li></ul>December 2007 2006 2010
  11. 11. Cap Digital Usage Labs – Labs and Enterprises December 2007 Gigacom Wireless QN 3G/WiFi GPR LL FTTx Mobiles in Town
  12. 12. ENoLL Living Labs – Open Innovation - Other <ul><li>5 ENoLL Living Labs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quartier Numérique (2 nd Wave) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPR LL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issy Les Moulineaux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LUTIN Usage Lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D Living Lab </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Built by or incorporating Cap Digital members, e.g. Institut Telecom is in Quartier Numérique, 3D Living Lab and GPR LL </li></ul><ul><li>Open Demo centers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cité des Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Centre George Pompidou </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Innovation platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>La Cantine by Silicon Sentier </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional LL: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EDF: on office management and ICT use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision Institute: AAL </li></ul></ul>December 2007
  13. 13. Long Term Objective <ul><li>We want Paris Region to ease the R&D initiatives and the test of new innovating digital content services </li></ul><ul><li>By providing on a permanent basis a large open usage platform (5000+ test users in the panel) </li></ul><ul><li>Open for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New telecom technologies (Wimax, emerging network technologies …) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New services developed or not in Paris Region </li></ul></ul>December 2007
  14. 14. Thank you for your attention More info at Questions ?