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University, Innovation and Regional Development Igor Campillo Santos (Euskampus Fundazioa) Amaia Maseda (UPV/EHU)


What is innovation?


I+D+i


CREATION OF

CHANGE

VALUE


DON’T CONFUSE INNOVATION WITH

IMAGINATION RESEARCH INVENTION


VALUE

ENVIRON MENTAL

HEALTH

UTILITARIAN

ECONOMIC SECURITY

LEISURE


Linear approach of the process of

INNOVATION Value($)

I

+

D

+

i

time


Dogmas of

LINEAR thinking

$ Companies innovate


Dogmas of

LINEAR thinking

Corporation and hierarchy


Dogmas of

LINEAR thinking Research:

Innovation:

RoI?


GLOBAL COMPANY


Linear scheme of the thinking process

LINEAR SEQUENCE CAUSALITY CONSEQUENCE ACT AND IMPACT


New scheme of the thinking process

NOT LINEAR CONCURRENCE SINCRONICITY EMERGENCY COMPLEXITY


We are heading towards a world of

MASIVE COLLABORATION SCIENCE

CULTURE

ART ECONOMY EDUCATION GOVERNMENT


new scheme for the generation of

VALUE DEPENDENCE WITHOUT MANAGEMENT

NOT COMPARTMENTALIZE D

OPEN TO THE TALENT OUT THERE

FOCUSED ON THE USER


Ecosystem for innovation

SELF ORGANIZATION PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION UNIVERSITIES

COMPANIES

ENTREPRENEURS RESEARCH CENTERS

SOCIETY


Universities are a key piece for CHANGE


What is

UNIVERSITY Universitas magistorum et scholarum School of universal learning


Three MISSIONS

EducationResearch

Transfer and CSR


Universities can contribute to a region’s assessment of its knowledge assets, capabilities and competencies, including those embedded in the institution’s own departments as well as local businesses, with a view to identifying the most promising areas of specialisation for the region, but also the weaknesses that hamper innovation’

Universities seen by the EC as key agents for growth and employment (EC COM557 (2011)


While While in in some some quarters quarters universities universities are are heralded heralded as as engines engines of of technological technological advance advance and and economic economic prosperity… prosperity… elsewhere elsewhere they they are are attached attached for for being being “self “self indulgent”, indulgent”, “backward “backward looking” looking” and and “elitist”. “elitist”.

Sefan Collini (2012). What are universities for?


‘……the ‘……the sheer sheer scale scale of of university university expansion expansion around around the the world world in in recent recent decades decades indicates indicates that that much much is is expected expected of of these these curious curious institutions institutions –– perhaps perhaps too too much, much, or or at at least least perhaps perhaps not not exactly exactly what what they they are are best best designed designed to to provide’ provide’

Sefan Collini (2012). What are universities for?


The main products of a university are education and research. There are few alternatives to this. The business opportunities of the generated knowledge constitute a precious “by-product�. It is a mistake to design a production plant to maximize the performance of secondary products. Ignoring this will make some of the big universities business of mediocre research contracts.

Tim Cook, Isis Innovation - Oxford


What makes a university be excellent?

Researchers Thinkers Professors


What doesn’t make a university excellent (although it helps)

Managers Leaders

«A dozen aspects of excellent universities» I. Campillo


Two tasks For Two environments Social

Education relevant to the workplace

Translation of knowledge into innovation

Teaching

Research Academic Education

World-class Research

Academic DR M Wedgwood, Manchester Metropolitan University


University as a key agent for CHANGE Translational services

Transformation activities

Type of need/demand

Formulated demand or need

Undefined or latent need

Type of focus

“Output” driven approach

“Outcome” driven approach

Type of goals

Clear and well defined goals

Less explicit goals

Time length

Usually time bound

Less clear timelines

Funding

External funding

Common

Connecting universities to regional growth


6 roles the university plays in Regional Development Give people solid training and capabilities

Push the frontier of research

Generate a climate of excellence and creativity

Knowledge and people interchange

Provide Regional leadership and specialization

National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, UK

Node in the international knowledge network


Key areas in which university contributes to innovation and regional development and growth Mobilization of the university resources for the regional development

Social compromise and cultural development

Business transfer and development Connecting universities to regional growth

Development of human capital

Research


H arti elping c ul ate the r res dem egio ou an n t o mo unive rces o d so r bili sed sity c f the the an wa i be y t o n an ho p r l inn ova omot istic tion e

high

ting lita ks i c Fa twor Physical ne nd a rs Stimulating regeneratio s te u innovation l c n and Helping capital Human businesses projects International capital articulate links and development demand investment

Complexity of the activity

pin ff s Sta uts o

e ledg w o Kn sfer tran ships ner part

Technology transfer

Consultanc y services

Academic Research

Workforce development & CPD

Student volunteering & community work Graduate enterprises

Teaching &learning

Research & innovation

Social engagement

Teaching

Lifelo n learn g ing

g nin on e d W i cipati rt i pa

Museums and galleries Public lectures

low transactional

Talent attraction

Talent retention

C de ultu vel ra an opm l d‘ e ma plac nt kin e g’

Intervention type

transformational

L. Kempton – Connecting Universities to regional growth


DISCONNECTION Different cultures – the big problem

Connecting universities to regional growth


CONNECTION


The connected REGION PUBLIC SECTOR Develop coherent policies that link land development to high education and innovation Tig int ht an el l ige alys i nt pla s and nn i ng

the res d il tu are Bu truc d f l as ede d we r f in ne an PolĂ­cies based on th w evidence that support gro r intelligent innovation fo and growth

Generate knowledge assets and human capital for the region

UNIVERSITY Connecting universities to regional growth

Capabilities development Commercializatio n

Invest in ideas and people, this will generate growth PRIVATE SECTOR


U- Multirank Teaching & learning

• • •

Expenditure teaching Graduation rate Interdisciplinary programmes Relative graduate employment Time to degree

• •

International orientation

• • • • •

Programmes in foreign tongue Academic staff PhD graduations Joint research publi’s Joint degree progr.

Research

• • • • • • • •

Knowledge transfer

Art-related output Expenditure research Citations Publications + hi-cited Interdisciplinary research International awards Number of post-docs Competitive research income

• • • • • • • •

Incentives University-industry publications Third-party funding Patents Size of TTO CPD courses offered Co-patents Spin offs

Regional engagement • • • • •

Graduates in region Income from region Research publi’s Contracts region Regional student internships


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UNIVERSITY

REGIONS

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