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1 - Styria (AT) Economic Affairs and Innovation Regional Competitiveness Styria 2007–2013 ECO WORLD STYRIA RegioStars 2012 Jury Presentation Brussels, 16 January 2012

2 Styria – Region of Smart Growth 20 years of change from heavy industries to a knowledge based production society 1.2 Mio. inhabitants; leading 4.4% R&D-quota 2009; +3.4% gross value added in 2010 Economic Strategy 2020: Growth based on innovation in 3 focal areas: mobility, eco-tech, health- tech Styrian ERDF-program Regional Competitiveness , esp. cluster-support Foto: Andritz

3 The Cluster 2.0 ECO WORLD STYRIA Triple-helix cluster: Shareholders(!)+funds from business, science, public. 179 cluster partner, 7 FTE staff. Areas: biomass, solar, hydro, recycling Goals 1) Pioneer -> top biz location 2) Strengthen competitiveness 3) Create jobs! 5 strategic paths foster R&D, demonstration projects, go green tech (!), export and know-how. Vision Green Tech Valley Highest density of green tech leaders within one hours drive

4 Innovative Services foster Innovation Services Analysis of Future Service Innovation, Innovation Quick Check, Risk Assessment in 40 companies New user-focused services developed on an individual base - e.g. big recycling company, doubling service share 15 user-focused Technology Round Tables fostered joint innovation Joint project development of scientists and R&D- managers at Cleantech Innovators Club

5 More ECO Tools support Innovation Global, unique ECO Future Radar provided 50 cleantech biz trends to 500 companies developing innovative business models Map of 100 relevant green tech research topics incl. researchers Strategic human resource plans with 30 companies enabled innovation + standardised services

6 PP-Partnership secures Sustainability Partners rate ECO services 1.4 Excellent (1-5 scale) Share of self-finance grew from close to zero to > 40 %. More self-finance until 2015 due to tripled company funds + clear strategic focus (PPP) Cooperation with 50 clusters in all international networks

7 High impact, objectives exceeded Nearly doubled concentration of businesses - Green Tech turnover / GRP grew from 5% to 9% Green Tech Turnover growth with av. 18%/a now faster than world markets with av. 11%/a new green tech jobs were created within 5 years, av. +10%/a ECO leeds only ranking (US) as Nr. 1 cleantech location worldwide, big headquarters attracted World-Class-Cluster in the pilot audit of new EU Cluster Management Excellence Label + Styrian products of last 5 years saved ~40 Mio. t CO2/a around the globe (2.5* Styrian emissions)

8 Gerd GRATZER Department 14 – Economic Affairs and Innovation Office of the State Government of Styria Nikolaiplatz 3, A-8020 Graz Telephone: +43 (316) Fax: +43 (316) Looking forward to a fruitful exchange! Bernhard Puttinger ECO WORLD STYRIA Umwelttechnik-Netzwerkbetriebs GmbH Reininghausstraße 13, A-8020 Graz Telephone: +43 (316) Fax: +43 (316)


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