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Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Umbria is a small region situated in the centre of Italy Population: 834,000 inhabitants Surface: 8.456 Two Provinces: Perugia.

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1 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Umbria is a small region situated in the centre of Italy Population: 834,000 inhabitants Surface: Two Provinces: Perugia - Terni 92 Common Perugia Terni

2 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Why Umbrias RUICS? To create a system of indicators designed to measure the competitive benchmarking of the Umbria Region To create and develop an analytical tool for evaluation of the dynamicity and competitiveness of the Regions economy, in keeping with the Lisbon policy

3 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria The creation of this instrument is based on those models elaborated by diverse international research centres using specific indicators (benchmarks) designed to measure such phenomena. The most well-known of these are: The European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) elaborated by the EU Commission; The Growth Competitiveness Index (GCI) elaborated by the WEF (World Economic Forum) of Geneva, organiser of the annual Davos Forum; The World Competitiveness Yearbook elaborated by the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne. The creation of RUICS

4 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Whats Umbrias RUICS Its a broader, more original evaluative tool that, based on the EIS methodology and philosophy, proves capable of describing and measuring not only Umbrias innovative potential, but also its competitive capacity Its a pilot scheme designed to provide a useful instrument for the evaluation and analysis of vitally important questions pertaining to development in Umbria Its an usefull instrument to compare Umbrias performanceses with other Regions, UE and to analyze their evolution in the future.

5 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria The utility of RUICS In order to analize strenghts and weaknesses under several points of view to build and manage best innovation and competitiveness regional programmes In order to analize a region benchmark compared with other territories, following its evolution year by year

6 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Synthetic index IndexAreas N. Key Indicators RUICS RUIS Human resources5 Creation of knowledge6 Transmission and application of knowledge 2 Financial, product and market- structure innovation 6 RUMES Openness to the outside world5 Economic growth6

7 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Areas Indicators employed for Umbrias RUIS …….. Human resources EIS 1.1 Percentage of the population between 20 and 29 years of age who are graduates in scientific-technical subjects EIS 1.2 Percentage of the population between 25 and 64 years of age with higher education EIS 1.3 Percentage of the population between 25 and 64 years of age involved in continuing education EIS 1.4 Percentage of employees working in high-tech or medium-tech manufacturing EIS 1.5 Percentage of employees working in high-tech service industries Creation of knowledge EIS 2.1 Public expenditure on R&D as a percentage of GDP EIS 2.2 Private expenditure on R&D as a percentage of GDP EIS Number of patents in the high-tech sector submitted to the EPO (*) per million inhabitants EIS Number pf patents in the high-tech sector submitted to the USPTO (**) per million inhabitants EIS Number of patents submitted to the EPO (*) per million inhabitants EIS Number of patents granted by the USPTO (**) per million inhabitants

8 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Areas ………Indicators employed for Umbrias RUIS Trasmission and application of knowledge EIS 3.1 Percentage of innovative manufacturing SMEs EIS 3.2 Percentage of SMEs that innovate in a cooperative way (unavailable) EIS 3.3 Total expenditure on innovation in the manufacturing sector as a percentage of total turnover EIS 3.4 Percentage of SMEs adopting non-technological changes (unavailable) Financial, product and market- structural innovation EIS 4.1 Percentage of venture-capital investment in high-tech UMBRIA 4.2 Net rate of foundation of new companies EIS Share of sales resulting from the introduction of products that are new to the market (new products for both company and market as a percentage of turnover in the manufacturing and service industry sectors) (unavailable) EIS Share of sales resulting from the introduction of products that are new to the company but not to the market within the manufacturing sector EIS 4.4 Degree of use of, and access to, Internet (compound indicator) EIS 4.5 ICT expenditure as a percentage of GDP UMBRIA 4.6 Companies active within the IT sector as a percentage of all companies

9 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Areas Indicators employed for Umbrias RUMES Openness to the outside world UMBRIA 5.1 Exports as a percentage of GDP UMBRIA 5.2 Percentage of high-tech exports against total exports UMBRIA 5.3 Rate of coverage of high-tech product sales UMBRIA 5.4 Percentage of technology balance of payments receipts against GDP UMBRIA 5.5 Net direct regional investment abroad as a percentage of GDP Economic growth UMBRIA 6.1 Index of economic infrastructural provision UMBRIA 6.2 Average annual rate of growth of GDP UMBRIA 6.3 Average annual growth rate of investment UMBRIA 6.4 Capital accumulation rate UMBRIA 6.5 Labour productivity UMBRIA 6.6 Average annual rate of growth of the service sector

10 Lucio Caporizzi Regione Umbria Umbria ranks 12th in the Italian regional table. This position reflects: A considerable capacity to educate and train workers capable of developing and applying innovation, compared with the national average Substantial public expenditure on R&D A high percentage of innovative small/medium-sized manufacturing companies The lack of any particular propensity towards financial, product and market innovation A rather mediocre rate of economic growth Low private spending on R&D and a low level of R&D productivity (as indicated by the low number of patents granted) Low spending on innovation in the manufacturing sector Limited openness towards the outside world, with the exception of the rate of coverage of sales of high-tech goods Umbrias RUICS results


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