Presentation on theme: "TEAGASC 25 July TEAGASC 2030 A ‘Radical Thinkers’ Workshop RDS Ballsridge – 25 July 2007 Patrick Crehan Crehan, Kusano & Associates."— Presentation transcript:
TEAGASC 25 July TEAGASC 2030 A ‘Radical Thinkers’ Workshop RDS Ballsridge – 25 July 2007 Patrick Crehan Crehan, Kusano & Associates
TEAGASC 25 July The Knowledge Economy is about … - The Systematic ACCUMULATION of Knowledge - The Knowledge INTENSIFICATION of all forms of Work - The ORGANISATION of Knowledge Processes - The COMMODITISATION of Knowledge Assets - The TRADE of those Knowledge Assets This applies to ALL industry sectors … including: - Farming (… PHarming and other production sectors …) - Food Production (... Fuel, fibre and other processing sectors …) What does the ‘Knowledge Economy’ mean?
TEAGASC 25 July 1: PROGRESS IS … a PROCESS of - - SPECIALISATION, - - FRAGMENTATION and - - INTEGRATION 2: Research is a Service Industry Sector and 3: Knowledge is a Global Commodity What are the consequences of this for the TEAGASC 2030 in the KBBE? What will ILR (Innovation, Learning and Research) systems look like in 2030? Lets start with two observations …
TEAGASC 25 July FORD: Production organised around the car. At one stage FORD farmed rubber in Brazil to make its own tires, it made its own steel and glass, it build and ran local railroads to link its various factories and support distribution. There has been a trend towards increasing specialization, use of outsourcing, but still around the same product. The source of competitiveness derived largely from an ability to organize production … FORD: An Illustration of Specialization and Fragmentation …
TEAGASC 25 July Productivity & Efficiency in RTD … industrializing research! 13 May ,912 offers for Lab Equipment 16,783 offers in Healthcare & Life Sciences Vacuum Pump - $1.25 Mobile x-ray machine - $810 Spectrophotometer - $999 Hitachi field Emission Electron Microscope - $55,000
TEAGASC 25 July
TEAGASC 25 July What is the difference between research and innovation? RESEARCHINNOVATION Converts Money to KnowledgeConverts Knowledge to Money 1%99% Publish or PerishDemo or Die Do it Yourself (authorship)Get it Done (ownership) Just in CaseJust in Time DisciplinaryInter-disciplinary, agnostic and problem oriented.. An organization has to ask what is important? Research or Innovation?
TEAGASC 25 July 1: Develop the innovative capacities of firms in terms of their ability to: Understand their knowledge needs Source services (globally) to meet those needs Develop knowledge-based collaboration in their supply chains 2: Support the emergence of a research industry sector and research intensive services or research. In particular, facilitate access to sources of globally competitive knowledge … support innovation in research methods and systems … especially management systems … 3: Support research in knowledge based service industries … What about LIR (Learning, Innovation and Research) systems in 2030?