3 S3- In summary“Evidence Based priority setting and integrated delivery”
4 S3 priorities Market Opportunity Areas ICT Agri-Food Technology Software engineering, Big data/ Data analytics, Cyber Security, Capital Markets, Digital contentAgri-Food TechnologyIntegrated Value Chain, Traceability, niche/functional food, Packaging & shelf lifeAdv. Man & MatAdvanced Engineering, Composites, Electronics & Electrical componentsMarket Opportunity AreasLife & Health ScienceConnected Health & Stratified MedicineSustainable EnergyIntelligent energy systemsLeadership & Cultural ChangeEnabling themesOpen InnovationPublic Sector InnovationAccess to FinanceIncrease Capacity and Capability
6 Entrepreneurial Discovery Process Led by IndustryInspired by AcademiaFacilitated by Government“Cross sectoral market opportunities”
7 S3 Process Northern Ireland Economic Strategy 2030 March 2012MATRIX Science Industry panel established 2006Public ConsultationJoined S3 PlatformMarch 2012Draft Economic Strategy2011Innovation StrategyAction PlanNI S3 policy ‘Expert Reviewed’ July 2013Public ConsultationDraft Innovation StrategySept 2013Public ConsultationIndependent Review of Economic Policy 2009Innovation StrategyERDF Operational programmePublic ConsultationPublic ConsultationNorthern Ireland ExecutiveSub-Committee on the EconomyPublic responsesS3 is engrained in the Northern Ireland policy processMatrix 2006Technology Capability Study- K.E.T.S.MATRIX HORIZON REPORTSI.R.E.P.Recommendations such as new structures, Economic Strategy, Innovation / High Value activitiesEconomic Strategy & Associated researchPeer Review’ Recommendations1. Adopt broader view of ‘innovation’2. Use public sector to drive innovationImprove monitoring and evaluation mechanismsDraft Innovation StrategyERDF Operational Programme Consultation Document- Currently undergoing consultationConsultation Paper Economic StrategyPublic Consultation
8 Delivering S3 – The Policy Framework Programme For GovernmentEconomic Strategy-Strategic FrameworkInnovation Strategy(draft)
9 Policy Framework Executive Strategy - 2025 Increase innovation activity to drive growthPublic sector as a driver of innovationCollaborationPublication mid 2014Draft Innovation StrategyTo deliver the Opportunities identified – this meansIn tangible terms this sort of transformation by 2025 will mean:• Many more of our companies engaging in innovation, collaboration and exporting;• Doubling the number of knowledge economy businesses and increasing their employment by 15,000;• Expenditure of £1billion per annum on R&D; and• Greater numbers of young people achieving graduate and post-graduate qualifications in STEM.Knowledge Generation1 We will undertake a new research and technology capabilities study across the public and private sectors.2 We will prioritise R&D funding towards opportunities identified in the Economic Strategy.Knowledge Exchange1 We will enhance our support to companies to engage in open innovation activities, either through the development of an Open Innovation Centre or the provision of a new support service.2 We will increase our investment in establishing industry-led collaborative networks, particularly those focused on market opportunities identified in the Economic Strategy.3 We will increase our investment in programmes and initiatives that support collaboration between businesses and academia and business to business.4 We will increase our support to local companies and research organisations to secure at least €100m from Horizon 2020Knowledge Exploitation1 We will fund a new world-class business accelerator.2 We will become a strategic partner of the UK Open Data Institute and develop a developer engagement strategy to support local companies create new products and services from open data.3 We will establish a central fund to co-fund SBRI projects.Leadership & Cultural Change1 We will seek to establish an Innovation Council.2 We will establish a Chief Scientific Advisor role for Northern Ireland.
11 Accountability and Governance Northern Ireland Executive Sub- Committee on the EconomyInnovation CouncilTo meet biannually – Chaired by DETI Minister - reps from private sector, academia, Local government, third sectorSteering GroupSenior OfficialsDelivery PartnersDelivery PartnersDelivery PartnersDelivery Partners