Presentation on theme: "Lancement de la plate-forme des clusters d’innovation de l’Euro-métropole Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai Tournai, 15.03.2011 Innovation & Cooperation: Cluster."— Presentation transcript:
1 Lancement de la plate-forme des clusters d’innovation de l’Euro-métropole Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai Tournai,Innovation & Cooperation: Cluster policy & Demand-side innovation policies: public procurement of innovationDr. Bertrand Wert, Policy OfficerIndustrial Innovation Policy Development
5 The New European Cluster Observatory One can look for clusters according to 17 indicators, among 41 standard sectors and 3 additional cluster categories.
6 The New European Cluster Observatory One can look for clusters according to 17 indicators, among 41 standard sectors and 3 additional cluster categories.
7 European Cluster Alliance Open policy-driven EU platform, created in 2006Develop better cluster policies in EuropeHow it works: on the basis of 6 Task Forces on different subjects supported by external experts, and Annual Assemblies63 members (so far)Further information:
8 European Cluster Excellence Initiative Quality indicators for good cluster managementTraining SchemeClub of Cluster ManagersCluster Collaboration Platform
9 European Cluster Collaboration Platform Ten good reasons to join the platformThe platform …9
10 European Cluster Policy Group Recommendations Structured in two parts:Three core principlesEight action proposalsside 1010
11 Eight Proposals of the ECPG Align funding priorities in the EU budget with competitivenessEnhance cluster-related framework conditionsReview current profile of funding recipients at EU and Member State levelsEncourage better cluster programmes at the EU Member State levelStreamline EU funding for clusters by creating a unified set of administrative proceduresImprove coordination of cluster programmes across DGsInstitutionalise the provision of the cluster knowledge/data baseEnhance European platforms for cluster collaborationside 1111
12 New developments for world-class clusters in Europe
13 A new approach promoting internationalisation EU incentiveCall for proposals:2.5 M EURO(ECA Members !): Promotion and development of world-class clusters in EuropeNew EU call for proposals releasedThis call for proposals by DG Enterprise and Industry aims at further supporting the development of more world-class clusters in Europe under two strands:Strand 1: Promoting international cluster activities in the CIP participating countries (3/G/ENT/CIP/11/C/N04C011). This action aims at fostering European cluster cooperation in view of internationalisation strategies outside Europe, by building upon and further developing successful support schemes already implemented in some Member States.Strand 2: Promoting excellence of cluster management in the CIP participating countries (4/G/ENT/CIP/11/C/N04C021). This action aims at improving cluster management in Europe, by building upon and further developing the efforts carried out by the European Cluster Excellence initiative.“Host” PublicAuthority A“Invited” PublicAuthority B“Host” clusterorganisation“Invited” clusterorganisationInvited” PublicAuthority C“Invited” clusterorganisationThe activities to be supported: Facilitation of finding strategic collaboration partners globally;Organisation of study trips and events for gathering information on foreign market opportunities and trends;Promotion of clusters at international level and support of their linkages with similar organisations;Support for the establishment of cluster international offices on foreign markets.Commoninternationalstrategy
14 European Cluster Excellence Initiative Excellence Initiative Call for proposals:1.5 M EUROEU incentivePublicAuthorityCluster managersDeliverables,(Training materials,Tools, )(Cluster Club Members !)(ECA Members !)“Training of trainers”Share experiences withother Cluster Club Members !
15 Who could participate in the coming calls? Eligible applicantsNational or regional public authorities or agenciesMembers of the European Cluster Alliance.Participants in the pilot actionsCluster organisations;Members of the European Club of Cluster Managers established under the “European Cluster Excellence Initiative”.Information Days in Brussels, 4 May!
16 Policy developments… Cluster policy as part of industrial policy An integrated industrial policyTo develop new strategies of clusters and networks of clsutersEnd of new programming periodIncluded in the Common Strategical Framework CSF
17 Demand-side innovation policies: public procurement of innovation
18 Lead Market Initiative LMI Policy mix: supply and demand-side measures- RegulationMeasures from the demand-side- Standardisation- Public procurement- Clusters…LMI packageIntention:Supporting market VS supporting technology push- Financement de R&D- Subventions, prêts- Formations, foires- Mesures fiscales- Equity support- ...Measures from the supply side
19 Innovation Union, Committment 17: Procurement budgets for innovation IssuesWrong incentivesLack of knowledge and capabilities on technologies, innovations, market developmentsNo strategy that aligns public procurements with public policy objectives (e.g. health, environment, transport), and with R&D&I support programmesFragmentation in demandActions“Member States and regions should set aside dedicated budgets for pre-commercial procurements and public procurements of innovative products and services ...The Commission will provide guidance and set up a (financial) support mechanism to help contracting authorities to implement these procurements in a non-discriminatory and open manner, to pool demand, to draw up common specifications, and to promote SME access.In addition, the Commission will offer guidance on implementing joint procurements between contracting entities…”
20 Cities: sustainable construction & rehab. “SCI-NETWORK”: ICLEI (lead) Local Governments for Sustainability (Europe), Transport for London TFL (UK), City of Torino (IT), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (UK), Dutch National Procurers Association PIANOo (NL), Culminatum, Helsinki Region Centre of Expertise (FI), University of Klagenfurt (AT), Motiva, National Agency for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (FI)First results:110 organisations are participating in the pilot phaseOnline Forum 6 Working Groups WG: sustainable renovation; new technical solutions; procuring innovation; whole-life costing; financing & contracting; & environmental standardsWG for helping public sector to become key driver for sustainable innovationWG encourage knowledge & experience sharing, identifying best practice, innovative technologies & products relevant to public authorityWG will engage with the market to identify the best solutions: https://eulab.viadesk.comcontact:
21 Fire-brigades protective garments “ENPROTEX”: Firebuy (Lead), the National Procurement Agency for the fire and rescue service in England (UK), Belgian Ministry of the Interior IBZ (BE), Dutch national Disaster Response Agency LFR (NL)First results:A web-portal for public procurers and SMEsInnovation mapping in textile research on protective clothingProviding industry with forward commitments to meet future needs of procurersA Personal Protective Equipment public procurers network is under developmentDissemination at national and international level.Discussions with industry on barriers to innovation as well as dialogue with SME associations on involvement of SMEs in innovation and the supply chainModel for tender documents will be producedcontact:
22 Low carbon Hospitals“LCB-HEALTHCARE”: Department for Business Innovation and Skills BIS (UK) (lead), Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO (NL), Norwegian Directorate for Health Affaires(NO), Cracow Rydygier Hospital (PL), Department of Health DH (UK), European Health Property Network EuHPN (NL)First results:Develop a sustainable, self-funding, trans-national networkStakeholders' consultations commenced at the European Congress on Healthcare Planning and Design in June 2010.A survey of barriers to investment in low carbon solutions was launched in 2010A European state-of-the-art report: publication before the end of 2010"Ultra Efficient Lighting for Future Wards" in the Rotherham hospital (UK): by implementing a Forward Commitment Procurement project refurbishment leaders await Energy consumption saving of 30% or £4,500 / 40 beds / 10 years, and Maintenance Saving of 88% or £13,140 / 40 beds / 10 years.contact:
23 Which Financial Support? Strutcure (in development…) Call for proposals of 15M€PPI & PCPCIP programmeJune 2011:European Commission, DG ENTRGrant: networking, procurement preparation of PPI or PCP…& % of the real PPI procurement (non definitive structure and %)≤ 30%≥ 70 % & 95% ≤Procurement contractGroup of buyersSupplier (e.g. SME x)orSupplier (e.g. SME y)Group of buyers + innovation agency, specialized platform (e.g. for cities: sustainable development) + clusterSupplier (e.g. SME z)Innovation solution: goods or servicesInnovations + client referenceBeneficiary for other procurers+UE internal marketMore info:
24 Public Procurement of Innovation Pre-Commercial ProcurementInnovation Deployment ProcurementPhase 4Commercialisation Diffusion of product/service/processesPhase 0ExploratoryResearchPhase 1Solution designPhase 2PrototypedevelopmentSupplierXPhase 3Pre-commercialsmall scaleproduct/servicedevelopment- Field TestSupplierOGroup ofPublic ProcurersSinglePublic ProcurerSupplier ASupplier BSupplierJSupplier BSupplier BSupplier CSinglePublic ProcurerSupplier CSupplierA,B,C,DSupplier DSupplier DGroup ofPublic ProcurersSupplier D-Goods/ services Market Diffusion++Procurement Risks-EC support to procurers and suppliers (FP7 grants)Pre-commercial Tender(WTO GPA & ProcurementDirectives not applicable)EC support to procurers purchasing (CIP grants)Tender for commercial deployment(WTO GPA & Procurement Directivesapplicable)
25 Which Financial Support? The concept (in development) Examples… Grand Societal Approach(Some examples)Typeof activities for“group of buyers”ActiveAgingSmart Cities & Sustainable ConstructionWaste Management & Raw MaterialsEnergy Savings& Sustainable energy productionEC Financial Support: Percentage of the Cost CoveredNo Proc.Single Proc.Joint Proc.Capabilities improvement: trainings, workshopsX70%85%95%Procurement strategies developmentMeeting the market: state-of-the art, technical dialogue, market consultationDevelopment of functional specificationsForward Commitment ProcurementStandardisation, certification and/or insuranceNetworking activities to Develop a Joint ProcurementPreparation PhaseProcurement PhaseX--15%30%Procurement Phase
26 THANK YOU FOR your ATTENTION For more information on clustersEuropean Cluster Observatory:European Cluster Collaboration Platform:European Innovation Platform for Clusters:European Cluster Alliance:European Cluster Excellence Initiative:For more information on procurement of innovationinnovation in public procurement: