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ST&I Partners LLP

  1. 1. A Collaborative Knowledge Partnership to drive competitiveness in knowledge-based organisations<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Introductions<br />Science, Technology & Innovation Partners<br />Mission<br />The ST&I Forum<br />ST&I Public Affairs<br />ST&I Collaborations<br />
  3. 3. Science, Technology & Innovation(ST&I) Partners LLP<br />ST&I Partners Mission is:<br />to sustain and enhance the environment for knowledge and research-intensive industries, <br />by facilitating collaboration between diverse stakeholders in the knowledge-based economy;<br />identifying key issues to create competitive framework for investment and market for products; and<br />delivering tangible solutions with measurable targets.<br />
  4. 4. Science, Technology & Innovation(ST&I) Partners LLP<br />ST&I Partners is about delivering practical change through improved dialogue and tangible initiatives. This will be delivered through three types of activity<br /><ul><li> ST&I Forum:
  5. 5. a knowledge-based network that bridges industry, academe and the public sector;
  6. 6. ST&I Public Affairs:
  7. 7. ensuring activities lead to positive andmeasureable change
  8. 8. ST&I Collaborations
  9. 9. create and deliver novel public-privatecollaborations and interactions</li></li></ul><li>Science, Technology & Innovation(ST&I) Partners Ltd<br />
  10. 10. Public-private engagement<br />A knowledge-based bridges industry, academe and the public sector...<br />
  11. 11. The ST&I Forum<br />Forum<br />
  12. 12. The ST&I Forum<br /><ul><li>Programme of 8-10 dinners in 2010
  13. 13. Key science & technology opinion leaders
  14. 14. Ministers, Government officials, academe
  15. 15. Network of senior science, technology and innovation leaders</li></ul>Dinner-discussions<br />ST&I Forum<br />Policy priorities<br /><ul><li>Act as independent non-partisan Forum
  16. 16. Identify key pan-ST&I industry issues
  17. 17. Develop sector specific priorities
  18. 18. Policy symposia and workshops
  19. 19. Access to secure extranet</li></ul>Outcome oriented<br /><ul><li>Publish priority-driven reports
  20. 20. Challenge status quo
  21. 21. Identify innovative solutions for, for example, science-base funding, collaborative research and commercialisation</li></li></ul><li>The ST&I Forum<br />Advantages of ST&I Forum Membership:<br />Access<br />Members discuss key ST&I issues with Government Ministers, senior officials, and regulatory agencies both in the UK and Europe<br />Participation in between 10 to 20 stimulating dinners, meetings and conferences a year with focussed agenda under the ‘Chatham House rule’<br />A senior cross sectoral network of science, technology and innovation leaders<br />Influence<br />Identify cross-sectoral challenges and opportunities<br />Develop road-maps and pragmatic actions<br />Educating policy makers<br />Impact<br />Priorities that lead to tangible outcomes and measurable goals<br />Monitoring of the impact of outcomes and actions<br />
  22. 22. The ST&I Forum<br />Key policy priorities will be identified by members of the ST&I Forum through regular priority setting and on-going discussions<br />Possible key themes:<br />Cross-sectoral:<br />Improving the environment for investment in the UK and Europe<br />Joining up the dots in the education and skills puzzle<br />Better Regulation – reality or mirage?<br />Sectoral:<br />Elucidating safety issues when manipulating endogenous stem cells with small chemical entities<br />Practical steps to data sharing – creating open standards<br />Not duplicate current activity, but driven by needs and gaps<br />
  23. 23. Key themes<br />Cross-sectoral<br />Skills supply and mobility<br />Immigration to support multi-national companies<br />Quality of university graduates versus numbers in HE<br />University funding and collaborative research<br />Regulation<br />Delivering better regulation<br />Fiscal environment<br />R&D tax incentives versus corporation tax level<br />Supporting innovation<br />Technology Strategy Board<br />Sectoral<br />Elucidating safety issues when manipulating endogenous stem cells with small chemical entities (PW)<br />Practical steps to data sharing in from discovery to clinic – creating open standards (PW)<br />Business policy of internet-based globalised business (CG)<br />
  24. 24. The ST&I Forum<br />January 2010 Dinner-discussions:<br />Dr Evan Harris MP, then LibDem Spokesman on Science & Innovation policy in parliament<br />Damien Green MP, Shadow Spokesman on Immigration policy<br />Sir Donald Curry, Chairman Better Regulation Executive<br />Future meetings:<br />Sir Richard Sykes: Education report for the Conservatives (26 May 2010)<br />Sir Andrew Cahn: Chief Executive UK Trade Investment (23 June 2010)<br />
  25. 25. The ST&I Forum<br />Subscriptions and inclusive events<br />
  26. 26. Science, Technology & Innovation(ST&I) Partners Ltd<br />
  27. 27. ST&I Partners LtdST&I Public Affairs<br /><ul><li>Priorities drawn from ST&I Forum
  28. 28. Clear measureable targets and outcomes
  29. 29. Funded through pay-as-you-go (including sponsorship) or pay-to-play mechanisms</li></ul>Coordination of specific policy campaigns<br />ST&I Public Affairs<br />Consultancy<br /><ul><li>Lead consultants with proven record of successful campaigns, amending Government policy, legislation, and regulations at both UK and European level
  30. 30. Specific policy and public affairs campaigns
  31. 31. Advice on developing Policy and Public Affairs strategies and audits of existing strategies
  32. 32. Mentoring and development of in-house public affairs functions</li></ul>Outcome oriented<br /><ul><li>All Policy and Public Affairs priorities are provided with measurable outcomes
  33. 33. Agreed with members (ST&I Forum), consortia/coalitians or clients (ST&I Public Affairs)</li></li></ul><li>Science, Technology & Innovation(ST&I) Partners Ltd<br />
  34. 34. ST&I Partners LtdST&I Collaborations<br /><ul><li>Create, lead and manage public-private sector collaborations with specific programmes</li></ul>Public-private sector collaborations<br />ST&I Collaborations<br />R&D Consortia<br /><ul><li>Bring together industry, academe and charities
  35. 35. Provide dedicated programme and project managers
  36. 36. Segregated and auditable budget management</li></ul>Secretariat Services <br /><ul><li>Provide full Secretariat services using a pay-to-play model
  37. 37. Driven by members, including priorities, activities
  38. 38. Access to an extranet for information sharing and on-line discussion</li></li></ul><li>The Partners – Dr Philip Wright<br />Biological and biomedical sciences and pharmaceutical industry experience<br />>15 years leadership in membership organisations at the industry-academic interface<br />Key public affairs achievements:<br />Animal rights extremism (including introducing new legislation)<br />Amendment of regulation at UK (e.g. HSE and animal regulation) and European (CT Directive) level<br />Led CBI activity on year 2000 IT issue<br />Published best practice guides on academic-industry collaboration<br />Created SC4SM, a novel public-private partnership to create standards and overcome specific hurdles on the use of stem cells in early drug safety screening<br />Published landmark reports on supply of education & skills<br />
  39. 39. The Partners – Chris Godwin<br />Senior public and government affairs leadership in IBM – IT and communications<br />Focus on the environment for inward investment into the UK<br />Strong links with Conservative Party (initiated Technology Advisory Group)<br />Worked together at ABPI<br />Additional Partners will be brought in to cover other sectors<br />
  40. 40. ST&I Partners – deliverables<br />Coordination, leadership and delivery of public affairs campaigns:<br />Consortia<br />Individual company<br />Development, delivery and review of public affairs strategies<br />Objective driven with measurable goals<br />Briefing for specific meetings and activities<br />Horizon scanning for new issues that may arise<br />Access to key opinion leaders in UK and Europe<br />Identification of strategic partners to help deliver the public affairs goals<br />
  41. 41. Joining up the dots... an example<br />Immigration policy<br />Forum:<br />Identification of issue – through members and strategic partners<br />Dinner-discussions with key opinion leaders (Damian Green and UKBA):<br />Three specific actions identified<br />Public Affairs follow-up:<br />Brainstorm meeting to:<br />Identified desired outcome, action plan and measurable targets<br />Develop self-funding task force to deliver desired outcome<br />
  42. 42. Science, Technology & Innovation(ST&I) Partners Ltd<br />
  43. 43. Science, Technology & Innovation Partners LLP<br />Contact details:<br />Philip Wright<br />E-mail:<br />Phone: +44 (0)1707 228620<br />Mobile: +44 (0)7900 212748<br />Chris Godwin<br />E-mail:<br />Phone: +44 (0)1707 228607<br />Mobile: +44 (0)7711 059114<br />Address: <br />The Melon Ground<br />Hatfield Park <br />Hatfield<br />Hertfordshire<br />AL9 5NB<br />