Budapest November 11-13, 2004 MatchingInnovation Open Access To Wealth Creation
“In the name of ‘progress’, our official culture is striving to force the new media to do the work of the old” Marshal McLuhan (1911-1980)
Transferring Research Information Europe has to improve the process of transferring research results into innovation, and innovation new products.
Research in Europe • 600 Universities • 790 Colleges (including the German and Swiss Fachhochschulen) • 150 Polytechnic Institutes • About 200 corporate research institutes
European Commission The European Commission and the governments of the European countries have recognized the demand for research results outside of the science community. Task Force European Commission (edition: 12 May 2003) A selection: • Integrate at a European level the critical mass of resources and expertise • Transfer knowledge to teams external to the network
European Universities The role of the universities in the Europe of Knowledge • How to establish closer cooperation between universities and enterprises (the start of the innovation added value chain) • How to avoid research duplication • How to achieve adequate and sustainable incomes for universities
Henri Ford More innovation comes from borrowing and combining than from simple innovation. “I invented nothing new”, said Henri Ford “I simply assembled into a care the discoveries of other men behind whom were centuries of work” It is the ability to see relationships 1863-1947
“Social Networking” Participants in the Innovation ‘Added Value Chain’ are matched through a concept that is called “Social Networking”. The uniCRIS portal provides the stakeholders of the value chain a place to meet and to collaborate.
“The Innovation Value Chain” • Ideation (i.e. new products and technology ideas) • Project selection (i.e. strategy and new product linkages) • Development (i.e. disciplined and effective stage/gate process) • Commercialization (i.e. marketing and investment planning)
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