Presentation on theme: "Dr. Ilpo Kuronen, Programme Director Health and Well-being Cluster Program."— Presentation transcript:
Dr. Ilpo Kuronen, Programme Director Health and Well-being Cluster Program
Centre of Expertise (OSKE) Program ● Earlier program period ● New centre expertise program (OSKE) is a government’s special program agreeable to the law for development of the regions ● The Ministry of Employment and the Economy coordinates the program
OSKE program Centers of Expertise coordinate regional projects which are financed 50% by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy and 50% by regions (cities, communities etc). - In 2007 budged of these projects was 8,4 million €.
OSKE Cluster Program National Clusters of Expertise are coordinated and financed (80%) by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. The rest of the finance comes from regions (cities, communities etc.) - Joint projects are favored and are coordinated by cluster coordinators. Volume of the joint projects was 2,6 million € in 2007.
Focus Internationalization of high-tech ventures Supporting growth of the knowledge-intensive companies Linking the Program closer to National Innovation policies New concept: Strengthening co-operation between selected national Competence Clusters
National Goals ● Growing business activity and employment based on high expertise ● Internationally competitive centers of expertise ● Increase specialization and co-operation between regions
Clusters and the Centres of Expertise Habitation Joensuu, Hämeenlinna, Lahti, Helsinki Digital Media and Content Production Hämeenlinna, Helsinki, Tampere Food and Nutrition Kuopio, Helsinki, Seinäjoki, Turku Forest Industry Future Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Kajaani, Kokkola, Mikkeli, Lappeenranta, Turku HealthBio Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere, Turku Well-being Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere Information and Communication Technology Jyväskylä, Oulu, Pori, Helsinki, Tampere Nano and Micro Systems and Future Materials Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Kokkola, Mikkeli, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere Future Energy Technologies Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Vaasa, Pori ja Tampere Intelligent Machines Hyvinkää, Hämeenlinna, Lappeenranta, Seinäjoki, Tampere Tourism and Adventures Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Savonlinna, Turku Marine Traffic Lappeenranta, Pori, Turku, Vaasa Environmental Technology Kuopio, Lahti, Oulu, Helsinki
Food and Nutrition Kuopio, Helsinki, Seinäjoki, Turku HealthBio Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere, Turku Well-being Kuopio, Oulu, Helsinki, Tampere Kuopio Region Centre of Expertise Environmental Technology Kuopio, Lahti, Oulu, Helsinki HealthBio Cluster Biotechnological applications in health care Molecular medicine Pharmaceutical development Clinical research Biomaterials HealthBio Cluster Biotechnological applications in health care Molecular medicine Pharmaceutical development Clinical research Biomaterials Environmental Technology Cluster Environmental health Environmental safety Environmental risk assessment Environmental monitoring, sensory technology Environmental Technology Cluster Environmental health Environmental safety Environmental risk assessment Environmental monitoring, sensory technology Well-being Cluster eHealth Diagnostics Medical equipment and information sys- tems in health care Measurement of biosignals Well-being Cluster eHealth Diagnostics Medical equipment and information sys- tems in health care Measurement of biosignals Food and Nutrition Cluster Functional food: research, develop- ment, production Food safety Nutrition Nutrigenomics Food and Nutrition Cluster Functional food: research, develop- ment, production Food safety Nutrition Nutrigenomics Development manager Marja-Leena Laitinen Development Director ---? Development Manager Ilkka Vartiainen Program Director Anneli Tuomainen Health and well-being cluster, Program Director Ilpo Kuronen
Communication and marketing of Finnish expertise Influence on regional and national development and technology programs Internationalization Networking companies and research organizations Development of the innovation surroundings Support establishment of high tech companies Financing leverage of R&D and business Financing leverage of R&D and business Seminars, exhibition, trips etc. Project preparation/coordination Centre of Expertise activities
Operational support of Technology centres Coordination forum of the competence cluster Secretary 2 general secrataries: Ministry of employment and the economy (Mika Pikkarainen & Pirjo Kutinlahti) + representation from the others (OPM, SM, TM, TEM) and TEKES Centre of expertise team Experts from participating ministries and interest groups Centre of Expertise National coordination Executive group of the cluster Coordinator Centre of Expertise Centre of Expertise Centre of Expertise
Cluster’s organizing EXECUTIVE GROUP • Representatives from centers of expertise • Coordinator • Representative from TEKES • Perhaps others in the future FORUM OF EXPERTS Representatives from interest groups, companies, Regional centre program (AKO) etc. Meeting once a year Active communication by themes and projects ORGANIZING CENTRES OF EXPERTISE Project’s steering group Regional executive groups, experts’ forum etc.
Health and well-being competence cluster Kuopio (coordinator) Oulu Tampere Capitol region
By Definition ” Health and Well-being Competence Cluster is a development platform for health and welfare services and associated technologies. The objective of the cluster is to support successful businesses and to link research to commercialization. Focus of action is on health and well-being companies, their business activities, growth and internationalization.”
● Overall volume of health and social services was in 2004 approximately 14,5 Mrd € and companies ● Volume of technology industry was approximately 3 Mrd € (2004) and companies Health and wellbeing sector -volume
H&W Cluster’s vision by 2013 In 2013 health and well-being has become a rapidly growing and internationalizing field of operation in Finland. This is seen as appearance of new and growing ventures, structured health care services, and improvement of the well-being of citizens.
Mission ● Centers of expertise are specializing and focusing on their know-how ● Co-operation is increasing both nationally and internationally ● Innovation environment is developing and innovative activities are intensifying
H&W Cluster’s Goals ● to Generate new high-tech ventures to health and well-being sector ● to Promote development, growth and internationalisation of the H&W companies. ● to Support research, efficient utilisation of the know-how, and commercialization of the innovations.
Goals in figures ● At least 600 companies will participate on Health and well-being cluster program in 2010 ● Turnover and export of the companies participating in the cluster program increases at least 10 % more than average in the sector.
H&W Cluster’s fields of activity SERVICESINDUSTRY Healthcare servicesSocial servicesWell-being services Development and support services • Hospital services • Medicine services • Dental services • Home nursing • Institutional selvices • Laboratory and imagine research • Fysioterapy • Ambulance services • Pharmacy • Home care • Child welfare • Day care • Rehabilitator services (mental health and rehab patients) • Services for elderly and disabled • Spa services • Rehabilitation services • Hobby activities • Discussion groups • Volunteer job • Call center • Occupational health care • Leased manpower services • Development and research services • Medical equipment • Sports and rehabilitation equipment • Diagnostics • Telecommunication systems and programmes • Meds • Chemicals and reagents Services; public sector, organizations and societies
H&W cluster’s work environment MEMBERS OF THE CLUSTER: KUOPIO TAMPERE OULU UUSIMAA Sektoritutkimus- laitokset Investors Administrative board Province alliances Academy of Finland Invest in Finland Regional centre of expertise program Sitra VTT Stakes Polytechnics Finpro Ministries Clusters in centres of expertise Companies Universities Development corporation Funders Tekes Towns and municipalities University hospitals Technology centres International network International companies International research centers
H&W Cluster’s target groups ● Technology and service companies ● Universities and polytechnics ● Hospitals and health centers ● Research centers
Strategy HEALTH TECHNOLOGY: DEVICES, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE - Medical equipment - Measuring device - Treatment device - Infrastructure AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING: TECHNOLOGIES AND CONSEPTS - Mobility assistive devices - Environment management solutions - Communication solutions - Security solutions SPORTS AND FITNESS BUSINESSES: TECHNO- LOGIES AND SERVICES - Mobile devices and applications for sport - Sport devices - Intellectual sport environments - Concepts promoting the sporty lifestyle KUOPIO OULU TAMPERE CAPITAL REGION International networks Business concepts and know-how Market and Trend forecasts Financing Product development, R&D and pilot environments Themes/methods of development HEALTH AND WELL-BEING SERVICE BUSINESS - Health and rehalibitation services - Self care - Wellness - Sosial services INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Integration platform System solutions Open interface Information system Software Wireless data transform Analysis instruments
Strategy Themes/methods of development HEALTH TECHNOLOGY: DEVICES, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE AMBIENT ASSISTED LIVING: HEALTH AND WELL-BEING SERVICE BUSINESS SPORTS AND FITNESS BUSINESSES: International networks Business concepts and know-how Market and Trend forecasts Financing KUOPIO OULU TAMPERE CAPITAL REGION Future trends, technology road-maps, market information, public authority demands Product development, R&D and pilot environments Preparedness of enterprise and international business activity, leadership of innovations and development Blueprints for identifying, branding and developing the ideas, Pilot platforms development, branding the service processes Channel R&D funding for the companies, channels to the foreing funders, seed-rahoitus Company partneships and development co-operation, reference customerships, distribution channels KUOPIO OULU TAMPERE OULU, KUOPIO, CAPILAL REGION
Co-operation pattern CLUSTERI’S ORGANISED CO-OPERATION: Centres of expertice of the cluster Cluster’s inner work distribution and responsibilities National top projects New method of prepare and manage the project NATIONAL PROGRAMMES: • Health public health program • Sitra’s health care program • Tekes technology programs • SHOK • Academy of Finland STRATEGIC BUSINESS ACTIVITY AREAS: • Devices, equipment and software • Health and well-being service businesses • Ambient assisted living • Sports and fitness businesses • Information technology ACTIVATORS: • Co-operation network of central cities • University hospitals • Universities • Polytechnic network • Network of Regional centre programme RAGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS • Kuopio • Oulu • Tampere • Uusimaa • Co-operation with other clusters
Cluster’s Projects Wireless Diagnostic Centre Diagnostic centre pilot using modern point-of-care device technology and wireless data transfer systems. Life Science Gateway Technology development and transfer project between Finland and China (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biomaterials) Ageing of the population New business concepts in health and social service business Building North-American market entry concept for medical and sports technology companies
Contact: Ilpo Kuronen Programme Director Kuopio Innovation Ltd. GSM