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1 Scottish Smart Specialisation Strategy Journey Rob Clarke, Highlands and Islands Enterprise Alison Munro, Scottish Enterprise

2 Presentation objectives Scotlands Smart Specialisation approach Overview of Scotland Scotlands economic priorities Insights - Renewable Energy and Food & Drink Next Steps on Scotlands RIS3 journey Opportunities & Challenges of RIS3

3 Scotlands Smart Specialisation Approach Supportive of Specialisation concept Part of a DG Regio S3 pilot assessment; not (yet) on the S3 Platform Driven by a Scottish-wide approach Value in the process - opportunity to learn from others, to share ideas and to refresh our approach

4 Overview of Scotland Population: 5.2m (8.5% of UK) Area: 30,420 sq miles (33% of UK) Geographymix of urban & rural Working Population2.5m GVA (economy)£105 billion (8% of UK) Scottish ParliamentEstablished in 1999 Devolved powers:Education, health, justice, (Scottish controlled)economic development, transport Reserved powers:Defence, tax, (UK controlled) social security, macro-economic, foreign policy, etc

5 Purpose To focus the Government and public services on creating a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth.



8 Growth Sectors Creative Industries (Digital Markets) Energy Life Sciences Financial & Business Services Food & Drink Sustainable Tourism Enabling Technologies Universities

9 Renewable Energy Once in a generation opportunity Harnessing natural advantage; building on existing capability Driven by government policy – 100% of electricity demand to be renewable generation by 2020 The challenge: to capture economic and social benefits

10 Renewable Energy Strategy led by Energy Advisory Board – govt, industry, academia Collaborative approach to: Infrastructure: ports & harbours, R&D, device testing Funding: public (UK, Scottish and EU) and private

11 Renewable Energy Collaborative approach to: Research: R&D, device testing and deployment Skills: from apprentice to Ph.D

12 Renewable Energy International Connections are key success factors: Inward Investors Global Supply Chain International Markets

13 Scotland Food & Drink - The key numbers Primary sector – 69,000 jobs farming, fishing and aquaculture £2.9bn turnover £836m GVA Manufacturing – 44,000 jobs 1200 companies £9bn turnover £5.4bn exports £4bn GVA Retail & Services – 246,000 jobs wholesale, retail and foodservice

14 Scotland's Strengths Drinks –10,800 jobs £4.4bn turnover £2.7bn GVA Bakery - 11,300 jobs £1bn turnover £417m GVA Fish & Seafood - 8,300 jobs £1.3bn turnover £278m GVA Meat processing - 5,900 jobs £968m turnover £178m GVA Dairy - 2,700 jobs £524 turnover £134m GVA Fruit & Veg - 2,000 jobs £476m turnover

15 Scotlands strengths Strong research institutes Product and process innovation Positive global brand, identity & consumer image

16 The Scottish Food & Drink Strategy

17 Strategy Model Grow the Industry to £12.5 bn by 2017 Premium Health Provenance Reputation as a Land of Food & Drink Innovation Skills for Growth Collaboration Scale Sustainability Core to the strategy is economic and environmental sustainability Naturally Healthy Better for You Health Enhancing £0.7Bn Authentic description Scottish where appropriate Romance the image £0.6Bn Adding more value Premium brands Moving up the value stream £1.2Bn Building on the capabilities we have or need to develop Cememting a global reputation, With products available to match demand An inclusive target for our industry £12.5bn includes fishing and agriculture Processing target remains £10bn

18 Company Growth UK & International Market Development Sustainability/ Low Carbon Skills Academy Food & Drink Forums INSIGHTS Market Intelligence Food & Health Innovation Delivering the Food and Drink Strategy Meet the Buyer & Buyer Briefings

19 Key Performance Indicators MeasureTargetProgress and Comment Turnover £10bn to £12.5bn £11.9bn – Great progress – increased sales in UK and international markets GVA £4.1bn to £6.1bn £4.8bn – Good progress, Continue outperforming GVA of UK & Scottish benchmarks On track – although challenging with variations from quarter to quarter R&D Spend 0.25% to 0.75% of sector GVA 0.25% - No progress to date, and significant growth still required. Innovation and R&D are focus of a number of big new projects in the sector which are just launched and may have a positive impact over time Productivity Equal UK level for food processing Continue outperforming UK level for food & drink processing Particular performance issue with food processing sector The outstanding productivity performance of the scotch whisky industry means the overall performance of the Scottish food & drink Exports£3.7bn to £5.1bn £5.4bn – Great progress – food exports £1.16bn new stretch targets to 2017 in development

20 Next Steps on the Journey Working with our Assessor to refresh our S3 approach Tell a better story on the why and how Understand the focus of our specialisation Drawing more on the evidence base Priorities for future EU Funds Using the process to learn and explore new ideas

21 Smart Specialisation Opportunities / Challenges Opportunities Learning and peer review Potential for collaboration Enhanced private sector role – leading and funding More Strategic use of EU funding Challenges Demonstrating RIS3 impact on economic growth Matching academic and industry focus More Strategic use of EU funding

22 Role for the Commission Lead the process of evaluation to demonstrate the value of RIS3 as a driver of economic growth Maximise the learning potential of RIS3 Identify potential synergies between Regional Policy and Horizon 2020 Dont adopt a rigid approach to ex-ante conditionality Make clearer the synergies / alignment between SFs and H2020

23 Questions?

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