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1 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Smart & Specialized Networks for Smart & Innovative Entrepreneurs how to build efficient ecosystems Philippe VANRIE, EBN MUTECOS Workshops CESE, Paris, 26 avril 2012

2 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Lets talk about 1. EBN2. Networking3. Clustering4. Innovation5. SME support6. Conclusions

3 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : European Network of BICsThe European Network of BICs, incubators, innovation and entrepreneurship & start-up Centres >>> « Innovation-based incubators » >>> Business & Innovation Centres (BICs) EU 27 + neighbouring as well as partnering countriesAn organised Network of 200+ Business & Innovation Support Centres covering most regions of EU 27 + neighbouring as well as partnering countries 27 years agoAn initiative taken 27 years ago by the EC (DG Regio), public authorities, industry leaders, and Universities >>> A pioneer in PPP, a connector between knowledge and business dynamic clusterA dynamic cluster of clusters with entrepreneurs within the active portfolio >> > with Village Tronic, Exilica, Vivalis, Lipotec, Codasystem, Semiotix, Biofly, BioAzul, Kandor Graphics, Leica Geosystems, Jamendo, Weecast, Flexineo, etc inside A community of qualified & committed intermediaries, with St- John Innovation Centre, Cap Alpha, Innostart, Promotech, Innotek,Technoport, etc inside ! 1. The EBN Network a community sharing values, goals & brands

4 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : 2. Networking, a serious game

5 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet :

6 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : o Networking, a core-competence! A keyskill for innovators & entrepreneurs, for SMEs! A network is a non-linear process, a fractal subject, with fuzzy logic, semi- chaotic, semi-organized, with its own open source language, inter-operable and plugable, coopetitive,… A true new profession to be inserted in academic (pragmatic) education, a community with its own language and C (C for Community) RM software ! A strange business object developing a series of functions & services: - collective reputation builder & roadmapping - internal quality insurance & external branding - total benchmarking & resources centre - intra-community networking & thematic groupings - idea-lab, toolkit, projects factory - hub & spoke connecting platform

7 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : o A network, a platform for services & progress! collective reputation builder & roadmapping individual services provider internal quality insurance & external branding total benchmarking & resources centre capacity building & ad-hoc training intra-community thematic networking idea-lab and a collaborative projects factory hub & spoke connecting platform bizdev & opportunity spotting Scaling-up international partnerships facilitator …

8 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Together we can! A major collaborative innovation behaviour Équipe

9 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : 3. Networking,… Clustering but why? Learning : knowledge, know-how, tools Finding Models: business, role, leadership, admiration Being inspired by method & benchmarks Being proud of exposing robust results & impact Sharing efforts: work, investment, risk, reward Help taking decisions: right or wrong Sharing values: ethics, integrity, reputation BV social-club: trust, affectivity, emotion, Exploring the world: trends, idea & opportunity spotting Teaming-up talents: teams, core competences, collaborative management, know-who & outsourcing Making business & money: of course ! Cluster or not cluster : sector-specific incubation or not ?

10 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : networking/clustering No ! 1.Not for creating ghettos 2.Not for enhancing sectorial corporatism 3.Not for research players only 4.Not for big brothers only 5.Not for strategic studies only 6.Not by « ministerial top-down decision » only 7.Not to create centralized « big fat platform » 8.Not to isolate the cluster management from the other actors

11 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : networking/clustering Yes! Yes for a focus on downstream appliations Yes for entrepreneurial clusters Yes for « small business/SMEs friendly » clusters/networks Yes for networked clusters/ clustered networks Yes for « open innovation » communities Yes for clusters who delivers value services! Yes for clusters who road-maps the ecosystem Yes for a professionnal « business object »

12 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet :

13 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : B2territories the place-based theory, the proximity factor Serious Gaming at Coventry (entrepreneurial) University Birmingham (real SMEs) Photonics Clusters KIS Biotherapies clustering in Nantes Knowledge Dock regeneration in the Docklands Creative computer graphics in Darmstadt Cleantech platform in Lahti Software development centre for start-ups in Cork SatNav Galilleo applications incubated in Liège & Lux An IT community of 100+ start ups in Barcelona An integrated TT-Incubation-VC-cluster ecosystem on micro/nano- electronics in Leuven Creativity and design crash courses in Sunderland Mechatronics in Haute-Savoie, Photovoltaics in Savoie, Software apps in Coimbra And so many other smart regions: Eindhoven, Oulu, Kazan, Lund/Mamoe, Grenoble, Emilia-Romagna, Basque Country, Brno,...

14 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : 4. Innovation

15 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Innovation is about connecting ideas, markets & people Market & customers Develop I Succeed Move I Motion I Dynamics Simplicity Sense Tomorrow Progress I Power … People ! Entrepreneurs! Ideas & networking Thinking Inventing Connecting Collaborating Imagination Passion … People ! Intrapreneurs!

16 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Why innovation matters ? and why does it create the conditions for entrepreneurship ? Changes in the environment forces companies to find new ways to serve their customer profitably (ex: automotive industry) Increasing competitive pressures threaten existing businesses (ex: National Posts) New customer needs emerge that requires new answers (ex: non letal weapons) Disruptive technologies make existing businesses obsolescent (ex: the rise of digital photography) Emerging technologies provide opportunities for value creation (ex: mini-cyclotrons) Traditional innovation management methods based on perfect information and rational decision making need to be adjusted, in an age of change & uncertainty 16

17 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : What is innovation ? An ocean of both technology & entrepreneurial vocabulary Upstream R&D, yes of course (new IP above all) Technology & Engineering (a passion for optimizing processes) Blue ocean (inventing new market, ex: i-pad) Red ocean (intensifying frontal competition) Radical (Re-inventing your company!, ex: Keytrade bank) Disruptive (« innovation perturbatrice », ex: RyanAir) Incremental (Optimizing the processes) Micro-innovations (constituents of a corp. system for innovation) Quality management & continuous improvement Strategic innovation (ex: Dacia) Unintentionnal innovation Survival innovation (La Redoute « on-line » shop) Downstream applications (end users-oriented) 17

18 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Back2Downstream the Apps era ! The proximity with the end-users an acute understanding of the usages The Changing Technology landscape is not only affected by disruption, but more by the rise of downstream applications (for usable products & services), with/without be hungry for look at the emergence of surf through the extreme diversity in be serial opportunity spotter, fast movers and integrators of market be inspired by customer-lead innovation deploy pervasive solutions approaches

19 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : behaviors & skills its about investing in innovation Creative intelligence, not only cognitive skills Courage to take + ability to manage risks Courage to start + stop Emotion + realism Collective leadership Customer intelligence Opportunity spotters KM/EI integrators Associating skills (connecting disciplines) Questionning skills (why, why not, what if,…) Observing skills (observing others, being anthropologist/sociologist) Experimenting skills (prototyping + overseas exp.) Networking skills (going out, ideas festivals,…) 19

20 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : The European landscape an update on European policies Dont mention « Lisbon » anymore but only refer to Europe 2020, Innovation Union, Digital Agenda, S3, New Skills! ERDFSG, S3 & back to EC-BICs FP7JTIs, ETPs, KICs & back to all Innovations CIPPI, EI, KIS, EEN, Clusters & what else ? ESA/GSATTP, GMES, GNSS & back to ESA-BICs and Sat-clusters

21 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : The European landscape the innovation support networks EBN (EC-BICs, ESA-BICs, IBIs) EEN (Entreprise Europe Network) EUREKA, KICs, IASP (Science parks) Various Clusters alliances (ECA, EIC…) EARTO (CROs) PROTON, TII, ISPIM,… ENOLL Projects networks: EI, FP7, Intereg,… EURADA, ERRIN, …

22 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : 3. The world is now smart ! 1. The world was flat 2. The world has been spiky ……smart growth, smart specialization, smart cities, smart hubs, smart networks, smart policies, smart entrepreneurs,… Comment traduire smart en français ? Innovation Policies ! The new frontier : be smart & go

23 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet :

24 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : 5. SME support, Incubation, econ dev: a serious mission

25 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : The business support ecosystem clear focus & easy access ! Efficient territorial innovation ecosystems require a well- characterized road-map of support services providers Vital for individual performances and for enabling cooperation between players Simply vital for the emergence of competences, efficency of support, and open innovation Plug your BIC, your STP, your IBI adequately into the ecosystem and collaborate openly around your core knowledge/competence

26 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Invest in Quality (compliance & benchmarking) 1. Characterize yourself and define your specific metrics 2. Elaborate information agregates and performances indicators 3. Collect data (quali- & quanti-) & accumulate data 4. Invent a serious community-based process (auto- evaluation) and accessible auditing system 5. Create your professional standards 6. Accredit the community members, without conflict of interest 7. Report on performances, individually and collectively 8. Beside compliance, create a benchmarking culture 9. Activate thematic benchmarking and peer reviews 10.Use quality systems as a permanent improvement tool

27 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : incubator of new business ideas/models creator of new innovative start-ups generator of spin-offs developer of innovative SME projects accelerator of growth animator of clusters proximity connector local/global multiplier of public policy networking hub to experts, agents, players, investors… Opportunity spotter, « hands-on » business developper Coach & mentor, strategic advisor BICs core business/competences a standards for Innovation-based Incubators

28 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : stimulate detect assess select Plan /Modelize Pre-Incubate Seed finance Incubate Mentor Cluster Accelerate/Post-incubate Internationalize BICs supply chain

29 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Existing SMEs supported Business Plans developed Start-up companies created Jobs created Invest in Quantity ! Measure (seriously) & promote the impact

30 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Small innovative firms going global ? A few provocative thoughs Before thinking global Before flying out Before burning cartridges Before trying to sell Before asking public money Before asking private money Before travelling Before jumping Back2 basics! Back2 local/national sales! Back2 innovations! Back2 differenciation! Back2 reputation Back2 pragmatism & apps Back2 your assets (incl. Fin.) Dont stay alone, trust other credible & engaged enablers: do it with the BICs !

31 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet :

32 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Conclusions B2basics B2Strategies B2Territories B2Applications B2Delivery B2Serious B2Practices B2Gether

33 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Thank you for your attention Rejoignez-nous au 21 ème congrès annuel dEBN à la frontière entre St-Petersbourg et la Finlande à Lappeenranta (Finlande), du 13 au 15 Juin « Challenging the Future Faster, Further, Together »

34 EBN – European BIC Network Avenue de Tervuren, 168. B – 1150 Bruxelles Phone: Fax: – Internet : Thank you very much for your attention European BICs Network (EBN) Philippe VANRIE Chief Executive Officer Avenue de Tervuren, 168, B-1150 Brussels Tel. +32 (0) Fax +32 (0)


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