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1 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION Western Balkans Regional Competitiveness Initiative Ohrid, FYR Macedonia 26 May 2011 Presentation for Steering Platform on Research for Western Balkan Countries

2 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 1. RCI Pilot Projects 2 Greater time and staff commitment Co-operation within the triple helix of research-business- government communities Assist the government in conceiving the overall policy framework for innovation Mechanisms to finance business services in support of innovation (voucher schemes) The establishment of a Competence Technology Centre (CTC)

3 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 1. RCI Pilot Projects – Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 Greater time and staff commitment Co-operation within the triple helix of research-business-government communities Feb Introductory workshop: Triple Helix concepts and existing practice of industry-research collaboration in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Choice of sector: agri-food March Survey of innovation practices in agri-food companies Workshop 1: review of best practices in Triple Helix partnerships (7 international experts and 100 participants) AprilStudy visit to Belgium for 9 BiH officials May Workshop 2: 25 ideas for BiH Triple Helix partnerships presented Next Steps June Detailed project proposals to be submitted and short list established Workshop 3: shortlisted projects to be presented and top 3 selected for implementation Jul – Dec Implementation of projects with technical assistance form OECD

4 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 1. RCI Pilot Projects – FYR Macedonia 4 Greater time and staff commitment Assist the government in conceiving the overall policy framework for innovation JanuaryReview of the scope of innovation policy in the OECD Feb – AprilDevelopment of framework for the assessment of the National Innovation System MayDrafting of report on the National Innovation system Survey of private companies and research institutions Next Steps JunePresentation of the report and related recommendations Sept- OctPublic dialogue on the measures included in the strategy Oct – DecFinalisation of strategy for innovation

5 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 1. RCI Pilot Projects - Montenegro 5 Greater time and staff commitment Mechanisms to finance business services in support of innovation (voucher schemes) FebruaryReview of OECD best practices in the implementation of voucher schemes March – AprilDevelopment of SME knowledge and skills needs survey May - JuneImplementation of survey Next Steps JuneStudy trip to Slovenia and Second Project Team Meeting July – SeptFeasibility study Sept – DecPromotion and implementation of voucher scheme

6 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 1. RCI Pilot Projects - Serbia 6 Greater time and staff commitment The establishment of a Competence Technology Centre (CTC) FebruaryReview of OECD best practices in the establishment of competence centres March – AprilDevelopment of Agri-business survey and identification of sample of agri-food businesses in Serbia MaySurvey currently being implemented Next Steps JuneAgri-food and biomedicine focus groups July – SeptFeasibility study Sept – DecPromotion of competence centre

7 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 2. Next steps Nov June Working Groups on Innovation and Human Capital Development Stakeholder roundtables contd 2nd RCI Steering Committee Conclusion of 1 st projects and launch of 2 nd group Sept

8 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION South East Europe Ministerial Conference: Creating a vision for South East Europe in

9 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION Ministerial Date: November 2011 Participants: SEE economies Location: OECD headquarters in Paris, France. Purpose: Endorse an economic vision for SEE region and supporting actions up to Two themes: – Laying the basis for the knowledge economy. – Promoting regional value chains. 9

10 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 2020: Three Pillars for EU and Four for SEE Smart growth: developing an economy based on knowledge and innovation Sustainable growth: promoting a more efficient, greener and more competitive economy Inclusive growth: fostering a high- employment economy delivering social and territorial cohesion Integrated growth: Achieving a well- functioning integrated common market and ensuring critical mass to compete in a challenging global environment

11 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION South East Europe Investment Committee 11

12 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION What is the SEE IC? The South East Europe Investment Committee (SEEIC) is a high-level regional body at the State Secretary/Deputy Minister level. Prime forum for regional dialogue on investment- related policy reform. It decides the strategy and programme of the thematic working groups under its auspices. Gives momentum to investment-related and competitiveness-enhancing reforms in the region.

13 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION South East Europe Investment Committee today 13 Investment Compact for South East Europe Analytical support Project management Investment Compact for South East Europe Analytical support Project management SEE Investment Committee OECD donor countries SEE country economic teams International organisations Private sector Co-chairs: OECD Country (Austria) + SEE Country (Serbia) + OECD Secretariat (DAF/PSD) Regional Cooperation Council Policy Dialogue: Regional Working Groups Human Capital Investment Promotion Innovation Access to finance Assessment: Investment Reform Index SME Policy Index Assistance and training for implementation Regional Competitiveness Initiative Strategy: Sector-specific Sources of Competitiveness

14 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION South East Europe Investment Committee Investment Compact for South East Europe Analytical support Project management Investment Compact for South East Europe Analytical support Project management SEE Investment Committee Donor countries SEE country economic teams International organisations Private sector Chair: Regional Co-operation Council Policy Dialogue: Regional Working Groups Human Capital Investment Promotion Innovation Access to finance Assessment: Monitoring progress on SEE 2020 strategy Investment Reform Index SME Policy Index Assistance and training for implementation Helping implement priority measures for SEE 2020 strategy Regional Competitiveness Initiative Strategy: Recommending priority measures for SEE 2020 strategy Sector-specific Sources of Competitiveness

15 WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION Milan Konopek Project Manager - Regional Competitiveness Initiative OECD Investment Compact for South East Europe Private Sector Development Division Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Thank you for your attention


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