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1 1 The power of cooperation Brainport Development, 2012 Brainport : a career gateway to Europe Mr. Marc Jacobs Project Manager Brainport Development

2 2 The power of cooperation Brainport Development, 2012 CONTENTS 1. Introduction of Brainport 2. Triple helix collaboration and a shared strategy - Governance and Brainport Development 3. International Labor Market Development - MBO-pilot international labour HTSM sector

3 ONE OF THE THREE PILLARS OF DUTCH ECONOMY

4 BRAINPORT A HUB IN EUROPE Major airports nearby: Schiphol, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Distance: 120 km Düsseldorf, Germany Distance: 120 km Brussels, Belgium Distance: 130 km Eindhoven Airport, the Netherlands European destinations nearby: Berlin, Germany: 560 km Paris, France: 360 km London, UK: 390 km

5 FACTS & FIGURES 1. The industrial high-tech heart of the Netherlands with world class companies with unique market positions and highly innovative SME s: where high tech meets design. 2. Leader in top technology and (open) innovation; nearly a third of all Dutch research and development spending takes place in Brainport 3. 50% of whole Dutch business R&D expenditure takes place in Brainport 4. Highest patent density of Europe 5. Together with the rest of the province of Noord-Brabant the Eindhoven region produces a quarter of all Dutch export 6. Over International knowledge workers do their utmost best every day to boost the economy in Brainport: a bilingual, multicultural and vibrant community 7. Active participation in the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT): Knowledge and Innovation communities on ICT and Energy. 8. The international triple helix model for cooperation between industry, knowledge institutions and government. Keywords: open innovation and clustering 9. Home to leading campuses (e.g. High Tech Campus Eindhoven, High Tech Automotive Campus Helmond, Chemolot Campus Sittard)

6 A long tradition of succesful innovations

7 Continued today and in the future...

8 Top 10 corporate R&D in the Netherlands The Southeast of the Netherlands accounts for 50% of whole Dutch business R&D expenditure

9 STRONG, INTERRELATED SUPPLY CHAINS Create competitive advantage with eco system

10 EXCELLENT PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE INFRASTRUCTURE Top technology institutes: Dutch Polymer Institute Embedded Systems Institute Holst Centre TNO (Applied Science) TNO Automotive TTAI ECN FOM Presence of an Alpha, Beta and Gamma University 50% of whole Dutch business R&D expenditure Highest patent density in Europe Many high tech start ups Keywords: open innovation and clustering

11 CAMPUSES FORM THE CENTRE OF GRAVITY FOR THE OPEN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

12 TECHNOLOY IN THE ECOSYSTEM

13 AN OPEN AND INNOVATIVE ECOSYSTEM excelling in tomorrows world-class clusters

14 GOVERNANCE AND BRAINPORT DEVELOPMENT Eindhoven The Hague Brussel

15 Brainport Foundation To strengthen the unique ecosystem in order to contribute to a safe, green and healthy society and sustainable economic development of the Netherlands. Mission Brainport Development : Increase of Gross National product of the Southeast Brabant of 4 billion Euro; a growth of 15% To achieve this goal together with the entire region (Triple Helix): business, knowledge institutes and government The starting point is strengthening the ecosystem of Brainport Eindhoven Region as hotspot in the Brainport 2020 strategy Core Activities: SME advice (finance, subsidies, business incubators, opportunities) Strategy & Communication Programs and Projects

16 STRATEGY AND ACTION PROGRAMME BRAINPORT 2020: Integral approach to internationalise Brainport PEOPLE More technicians Life long learning More beta students International Labor Market Development TECHNOLOGY More private and public R&D Strong international position Energy & Health BUSINESS More starters and fast growers More external companies Strong chains and networks Test beds Incubator buildings BASICS Attractive living climate Accessibility Promotion Dutch Technology Week

17 International Labour Market Development GOAL: Initiate and support projects regarding international labour and students: Reduce (coming) deficits on the labour market in the Southeast of the Netherlands. Make use of the international networks of present international talent and stimulate mobility and exchangement in Europe Emphasise strength of multicultural teams in a growing global innovative society. PROJECTS Brainport International Community HTAS Automotive (net)works! MBO pilot International labour HTSM sector Bilingual career event Brabant (and Limburg)...

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20 MBO-pilot international labor HTSM sector Goal: To develop an operational model which facilitates international recruitment of vocational educational students and workers abroad and which provides a guideline for a successful landing in the region, further training and (social) integration. Pilot: Focus on technicians (vocational students & experienced job seekers) Focus on Spanish Basque Country (existing relations and regional industrial profile) internships for Spanish students followed by a job Warm welcome and integration through Expatcenter Brabant: Collaboration with ROC Eindhoven and several local companies with traineeships (Brainport Industries): TECLAB (Technology & Education lab)

21 Klankbordgroep Funders: Provincie Noord Brabant Kamer van Koophandel Brabant Samenwerkingsverband Regio Eindhoven Project Partners: ROC Eindhoven, NL EvD Internationaal, Brainport Industries, HTSP Platform en de MBO Raad. Project Members (Co-financers): NTS Group, GL Precision, KMWE, Frencken Europe, Irmato, Phoenix metaal, AAE en Smits Machinefabriek.

22 Planning 2-10 t/m 4-10: Bezoek aan Spaans Baskenland i.h.k.v. Global Training Program t/m EfVET conferentie 30-10: Eerste Klankbordgroep Meeting 1-12: Start 10 tot 12 Spaanse MBO studenten (niveau 4) 1-12 t/m 31-12: Aansluiting zoeken met LdV 2013: Evalueren, uitwerken integratie- en opleidingsvraagstukken, voorbereiden 2 e lichting Spaanse MBO studenten, in kaart brengen toekomstige behoefte, operationeel model ontwikkelen.

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