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1 Pioneering Europe 2020 Smart Regions Utrecht (Northwing) turning societal challenges into entrepreneurial opportunities Jan Wester Economic Board Utrecht

2 Northwing Utrecht is part of the Northwing region that also includes Amsterdam and Almere. 4mln inhabitants Top 5 economic regions in Europe http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=dWj3LnKm5B0http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=dWj3LnKm5B0 Utrecht (Northwing)

3 Human Capital ICT info and infrastructures Serviceinnovation ICT’s and Media Services Industry life sciences Sustainability & greening economy Economic Board Utrecht Theme’s Economic Development Board Almere Health Life sciences Creative Industry Amsterdam Economic Board crossover

4 Policy mix Developing Regional Eco-Systems Address Societal Challenges to create local value and foster SME participation And organise (New) Ownership for sustainability Citizens/civil society Government Business Knowledge Business GovernmentKnowledge

5 Q-Helix dynamics Jan Wester5 Coherent (regional) socio- economic policies Smart Specialisation Strategy Know What Business, Civil society etc. Know Why Government and public autorities Know How Knowledge institutes results knowledge methods concepts evidence base policy directions needsexamples Implementation of real projects Organisation of “living labs” Action Research Development of methods & tools Shared “learning curb” Benchlearning Structuring and facilitating activities

6 Big Data in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area needs a place! Jan Wester The Almere Big Data example of ICT as Smart Specialisation Strategy

7 Initiatives  Policy commitment: 4 year project Almere DataCapital.  Opening an Almere campus for Big Data with several elements:  Almere DataCapital (Policy Program)  Dutch HealthHub (Business and societal values)  Big Data Value Center (to connect SME’s and Education)  Development of the Big Data home market through Smart Society program (local value)

8 Campus Almere: connect SME’s and Education Data Hubs Value Center Big Data Projects Demonstrotor Collaboratorium Incubator Testfacilities Training and knowledge gateway

9 Big Data Value Center Almere Main functions: 1. Big Data business (co- creation platform, incubator etc.) 2. Big Data connection (networking/marketing) 3. Big Data learning (education and R&D) Big data learning Big data connection Big data business

10 Connecting to regional complimentary eco-systems ADC Big Data Eco-systeem H’sum Media Utrecht Life science A’foort Geo- cluster Food valley A’dam ICT and New Media

11 Spinn-off: Dutch Health Hub

12 Connecting to local developments and societal challenges

13 Collaboration: benchlearning Transformation = learning In order to cooperate we need to combine tools in a Benchlearning strategy: 1.Local digital/innovation agendas (policy tools) 2.Regional living labs (scientific tools) 3.Clear ownership pyramid and co-creating partnerships (governance tools) 4.Benchlearning: Applying a reflective “monitoring and evaluation” methodology to monitor, validate and learn (feedback tools) What todo interregionally? Developing instrumentation on trans-sectoral “entrepreneurial discovery processes” Indicators on “resilience” and transactional capacities Methods for inter-regional validation local agenda’s regional living lab governance Reflective monitoring feedback


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