Presentation on theme: "RUnUP-Conference, Gateshead 09/02/2009 Challenges and aims of delivering RUnUP as a Project Partner Matthias von Popowski, State Capital Potsdam."— Presentation transcript:
RUnUP-Conference, Gateshead 09/02/2009 Challenges and aims of delivering RUnUP as a Project Partner Matthias von Popowski, State Capital Potsdam
RUnUP-Conference, Gateshead 09/02/2009 >Capital of the Federal State of Brandenburg > nearby Berlin: 30 km, 30 min drive by car / train > Population: ~ 150.000, expected to rise up to 160.000 in 2015 > Main branches - Services - Media location (Babelsberg) / culture - Information and Communication Technologies / Software - Biotechnology / Life Sciences - Tourism (World Heritage) - Geo Sciences > three universities / colleges / 21.000 students > 6 High Tech Centres > Highest density of scientists / science institutes nationwide Potsdam RUnUP-Characteristics
RUnUP-Conference, Gateshead 09/02/2009 > Heightening the small effects of international orientated and famous science and research institutes on local and regional economy >Heightening the low impact of urban and university students life on local and regional economy and cultural life >Reducing the negative effects of the big spatial distance between the City of Potsdam and university / science institutes > Strengthening the role of local universities as motors of innovation and for continous knowledge transfer >Improving the network of actors in universities, local administration and economy Potsdam RUnUP-Challenges
RUnUP-Conference, Gateshead 09/02/2009 >Extension and profiling of existing platforms of information and communication in the sense of the Triple-Helix-Models; probably establishing additional forms and methods of information and communication >Building-up of new regional consulting and cooperation models by local actors to strengthen science based industries and innovation >Heighthening the economic, social and cultural effects of local universities and science based industries by improvement of accessibility and integration of urban planning ideas >Improvement the location profile of Potsdam as an attractive university city / city for scientists Potsdam RUnUP-Aims
RUnUP-Conference, Gateshead 09/02/2009 >Agreement to a Working Plan by the ULSG, f.e. - Project Change of Perspective - Project Building Bridges - Study Demand on skilled Employees - Study Seminars on University - Master Thesis at University on project topics >Preparing an exchange programme with the City of Solna (Sweden) > Combining integrated urban development with economic support policy, f.e. project Magazine of Science > Cooperation with two Managing Authorities Ministry of Economics (responsible for ERDF) Ministry of Infrastructure and Spatial Planning Potsdam RUnUP-Activities and Next Steps
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