Presentation on theme: "Project part-financed by the European Union Project ideas for the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 Innovation strategies in the BSR perspective Workshop."— Presentation transcript:
Project part-financed by the European Union Project ideas for the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 Innovation strategies in the BSR perspective Workshop 1 Fostering innovations Hamburg 11 May 2007 Kimmo Heinonen Culminatum Ltd Oy
Rationale and background for the project ideas Developed in the Baltic Metropolises Innovation Strategy BaltMet Inno project 1/2005 – 12/2007 WP 1: Complementary Innovation Strategies in the Baltic Metropolitan Areas WP 2: Community Building and Marketing Strategies WP 3: Cluster Development WP 4: Innovation Competences and Entrepreneurial Skills WP 5: Innovation Policy Framework in the Baltic Sea Region Preparation process with involvement of: WP specific expert groups (workshops, seminars) Mayors’ meeting 30 October 2006: initial approval of 6 policy areas incl. 14 policy proposals Prioritised policy areas from Local Advisory Boards (LABs) and Cities / BaltMet City Officials Selection of 6 most supported policy proposals Combined to 4 broader areas / themes for further elaboration
Policy areas defined 1.Innovation strategies in the BSR perspective 2.Branding and identity building 3.Cooperation in cluster and business development 4.Public initiatives and procurement 5.Innovative city planning and spatial development 6.Innovation competences and entrepreneurial skills
1.Cooperation in cluster and business development 2.Planning and design of innovative environments 3.Possibilities of the public sector in introducing and using new, innovative products and services i.e. “innovation and public procurement” 4.Joint cluster development programme for creative industries Themes / focus areas selected for continuation of cooperation between Baltic Metropolises
Cooperation in cluster and business development Prospects for cooperation: Transfer of tools and instruments Reciprocal use / provision of Value Added Services VAS Networking and cross-linking of established clusters and technology fields Networking and cross-linking of emerging clusters and potential technology fields Cooperation between Science Parks and Business Incubators Cooperation in the enhancement of innovation competences and entrepreneurial skills Project idea for the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013
Strategy and policy level coop. in cluster and business development Networking and cross-linking of clusters and technology fields Transnat. cooperation at company level, between companies, internationalisation Promotion of science / knowledge based entrepreneurship Communication & marketing Regular conferences, working groups, reports Transfer of tools and instruments Reciprocal provision of services (VAS) (Regular) benchmarking Services: soft landing, market entry, matching Joint projects Exchange of knowledge in setting up infrastructure Cooperation between business incubators Training, coaching, mentoring, finance etc. Roadshows, Expos, Fairs, Web Cooperation in cluster and business development ObjectiveMeans / activities High quality (physical) innovation infrastructure – Science Parks etc.
Graphical presentation of cluster nominations innovation field competency field Centre of excellence Cluster Transportation ICT / Media Optics / Micro & Nano Environment Biotechnology Medical Technology Space Science & industry Energy Electrical Engin.&; Electronics. Distribution / Logistics Life Science Construction Tourism Bank & Finance Materials Clusters / sectors Helsinki Region Øresund Region Berlin Region Stockholm Region close links in each region (Riga Region) Pre-Selection of clusters: Optics/Micro/Nano ICT/Media Biotech/Medical tech. 1. 2. 3.
Towards a joint project Support from BaltMet Mayors – BaltMet Network Support from local and regional cluster developers / stakeholders Elaboration of the objectives, content and focus (clusters) continues Emphasis on companies! Consortium to be built up Target: a joint project to be launched straight after the end of BaltMet Inno project
Thank You! Kimmo Heinonen Culminatum Ltd Oy email@example.com www.culminatum.fi inno.baltmet.org