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  • Governmental support infrastructure : agencies EVD, Syntens, Senternovem Knowledge infrastructure ; Universities (of Technology), TNO Wind and Energy (ECN) International reputation and strong networks in the field of Chemistry (AKZO Nobel, DSM) Food and Life Sciences Tomaten, Tulpen, Agriculture and Horticulture Bio Industry (varkens- en rundvlees, kippen) Civil Engineering (Delta Works) Oil and Gas industries (de gasbel) Electronics and Micro/Nanotechnologies (Philips. ASML, OCé) Transport and supply industries (DAF) We verdienen volgens de website van de EVD ook veel geld met excellente producten en kennis op het gebied van Composites ; Fashion industry ; Interior design ; Medical technology ; Microtechnology
  • The entire chain of innovation is supported by innovation brokers. These are sector experts who help companies to make the most of their innovations. They have contacts at home and abroad and are fully informed concerning the latest technological advances. They operate in close association with government bodies and private investors. The innovation brokers are the lynchpin of the entire process. They operate proactively to bring innovations to fruition.
  • Nl agency

    1. 1. Boosting innovation, the Dutch approach Bart Jeroen Bierens Senior advisor NL Agency Hungary – EU – Israel workshop
    2. 2. Content of presentation <ul><li>What is NL Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Sectorial innovation approach </li></ul><ul><li>Strength of public private parternships </li></ul><ul><li>Case water technology; “from knowledge to </li></ul><ul><li>business” </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>NL Agency, department of Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>5 Business units: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NL Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NL Energy & Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NL Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NL EVD International </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NL Patent Centre </li></ul></ul>“ One stop – shop” for innovation export, patents, environmental and energy issues NL Agency Zwolle: 350 people Utrecht: 550 people Den Haag: 1200 people Sittard: 200 people
    4. 4. <ul><li>The New Dutch Innovation Landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Shift in financial approach; </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Cuts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>From subsidies to loans </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More emphasis on tax measures </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Focus on 9 Top Sectors </li></ul>
    5. 5. The Netherlands: high tech country
    6. 6. Eindhoven: manufact-uring: Philips (health/lifestyle, ASML (litho), DAF etc Wageningen: food and agricultural research Rotterdam, Delft, Den Haag: chemical industry (Shell), food (Unilever), flowers etc Twente: biomedical research, ICT, semiconductors Leiden: life sciences Leeuwarden: Water technology Venlo: photocopying Limburg: chemical, medical Groningen: natural gas Our innovation hot spots Amsterdam: software, multimedia, financing
    7. 7. The Golden Triangle: Business-Knowledge-Government
    8. 8. Economic Top sectors <ul><li>Focus on the nine economic top sectors of the Dutch economy: </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture </li></ul><ul><li>High Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Life Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Industry </li></ul><ul><li>- Water - </li></ul>
    9. 9. The Netherlands and water ....friend and foe Technology to protect the land: The Delta Works Floodable land if there would be no flood defences
    10. 10. The innovation model for water the Dutch approach: PPP in the whole chain! <ul><li>Center of Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>for applied research </li></ul><ul><li>Laboratories </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Water campus </li></ul><ul><li>EU Joint Programming </li></ul><ul><li>50 % government </li></ul><ul><li>25 % knowledge institutes </li></ul><ul><li>25 % companies </li></ul><ul><li>Funding for development </li></ul><ul><li>Start up funding (seed) </li></ul><ul><li>International cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Risk facility </li></ul><ul><li>SBIR </li></ul><ul><li>Demo sites </li></ul><ul><li>Instruments for export </li></ul><ul><li>Joint activities on foreign </li></ul><ul><li>markets </li></ul>
    11. 11. The Water technology Innovation Team (WIT) helps Dutch water SMEs to innovate and develop their businesses, free of charge. … ..with business support
    12. 12. Summary <ul><li>Key elements for success </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on key areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Public Private Partnership model. </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of eco systems for maximum flow of knowledge, </li></ul><ul><li>entrepreneurship and business </li></ul><ul><li>Industry is in the drivers seat </li></ul><ul><li>One stop shop at NL Agency for R&D, start ups, </li></ul><ul><li>patents, export promotion. </li></ul><ul><li>High trust policy. </li></ul><ul><li>International Partnerships for business & innovation. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Thank you for your attention!