Presentation on theme: "From R&D to competitiveness Tom Bo Clausen Embedded Systems, IST Programme DG Information Society and Media European Commission."— Presentation transcript:
From R&D to competitiveness Tom Bo Clausen Embedded Systems, IST Programme DG Information Society and Media European Commission
Political Agenda Aho (Former prime minister of Finland) report, effort are needed on three fronts: –Creation of a market for innovative products and services –Providing sufficient ressources for R&D and innovation –Improving the structural mobility and adaptability EU Presidency views prior to the Lahti Summit on 20 October 2006: –More company driven innovation policy –Dismantling of barriers to innovation –European R&D is too fragmented
ARTEMIS Joint Technology Initiative (JTI) Single R&D programme that focuses on specific joint objectives (SRA) Bringing together fragmented efforts, building critical mass (ERA) –combining, for the first time, national, EC and private funding Ramping up R&D investment in Europe –Provide incentives to industry and Member States to increase R&D investments Combining the strengths of trans-national (EUREKA) and of European programmes – while overcoming their weaknesses –No budget uncertainty (e.g. compared to Eureka) –No duplication of evaluation/monitoring procedures (as in Eureka) –Shorter time-to-contract –No additional red tape for participants This could pioneer new ways for running industrial R&D programmes in Europe !
ARTEMIS Innovation Environment CoE (Centre of Excellence) –To integrate regional innovation initiatives in Europe (Pôles de compétitivité, Clusters and similar cross-partners organisations) into the ARTEMIS innovation environment SME Policy –Growth of existing SMEs by: Facilitating market access for SMEs Taking advantages of ARTEMIS members complementary profiles –Creation of new successful SMEs by: Selecting promising R&D projects, facilitating access to venture capital, educating entrepreneurs Open standards and OSS Policy –First initiative in the area of middleware for Embedded Systems Structuring the academic research and education community
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.