RegionalInnovationStrategyofSouthMoravia Petr Chládek RegionalInnovationStrategyManager
Structure of presentation • SOUTH MORAVIAN REGION – BASIC FACTS • EVOLUTION OF INNOVATION POLICY • GOVERNANCE • ECONOMIC AND SCIENTIFIC PRIORITIES • SELECTED OUTPUTS AND RESULTS Regional Innovation Strategy of South Moravian Region
South Moravian Region - basic facts • 1.2 million inhabitants • Brno – regionalcapital • GDP p.c. about 74% of EU 27 average • 80,000+ students • 6,000+ researches (FTE) • 2,200 IF publications/year • 1,200 PhD graduates/year • 270+ companies with in-house R&D function
How we began with innovation policy? • 2002– formulation of RIS South Moravia – the first in Visegrad Region • creating regional consensus and building up political commitment was supported by: • highunemploymentrate in the region (12%); • end of Flextronics plant leaving 2,500 unemployedpeoplebehind; • establishment ofRegionalAuthorities • debate about the new Lisbon strategy – role of R&D&I in regionaleconomicdevelopment.
Maturation of RIS strategic focus Innovative business incubation Regional Innovation Strategy of South Moravian Region
Maturation of RIS strategic focus Innovative business incubation Humanresources in S&T Buildingupnew R&D infrastructure
Maturation of RIS strategic focus Innovative business incubation Cluster development Humanresources in S&T Buildingupnew R&D infrastructure
Theoretical background for RIS formulation • ConstructingRegionalAdvantage (Cooke et al. 2006) • related variety, • differentiated knowledge bases • distributed knowledge networks • localbuzz – globalpipelines • etc.
Partners Government Intermediaries CEITEC ResearchInstitutions Companies MECH. ENGENEERING ELECTROTECHNICS ICT LIFE-SCIENCES
Managerial structure of RIS Steering Committee Coordinating Committee RIS manager Technology transfer Business incubation and support Human resources Internationalization
R&D fieldresearch Methodological approach ofRIS3 formulation RegionalGovernment of JMK Assemblyofthe City of Brno ActionPlan 2009-10 for JMK ActionPlan 2009-10 for City of Brno
FormulationofActionPlan by WorkingGroups Regionální inovační strategieJihomoravského kraje
Someselectedimplementationoutputs • Establishment and developmentofimplementingagencies (JIC, JCMM, TTOs) • Establishment oftalentedstudents support system (cca 1 mil. €) • SOMOPRO programmeimplementation (8 mil. €) • 28 researchers are in the region, twocalls in preparation • threeincubatorsbuilt (10 mil. €) and other in preparation • 146 R&D and companycollaborationssupported by innovationvouchers • Science Learning Centre isbeingestablished (25 mil. €) • Developmentof a presigiousincubationprogramme by JIC • Realisationoffivebrokerageevents(so far 5 newprojects)
Resultsto date • Creating more than 350 highlyqualifiedjobs in 50 start-up companies, whichweresupportedthroughthe JIC incubationprogramme • Ability to repeatagreementacross the regionalinnovationsystem (e.g. establishment of JIC, JCMM, preparation of CEITEC project, influence overthe SF, preparationoftheScience LearningCentre etc.) • Promotingthe image of Brno as a centre of R&D&I and as a region withanadvancedregionalinnovationpolicy • Critical influence on streamingstructuralfundsesp. 680 mil. € from OP Research and DevelopmentforInnovation
Thankyouforyourattention! Petr Chládek SouthMoravianInnovation Centre tel: +420 602 258 830 @petrchladek email@example.com www.jic.cz, www.risjmk.cz