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Power Point presentation related to the main conclusions of the publication PLAYING THE LONG GAME: Experimenting Smart Specialisation in the Basque Country written by Edurne Magro, James Wilson, Mari Jose Aranguren, Mikel Navarro and Kevin Morgan. The work analyses the implementation of the Smart Specialisation Strategy RIS3 in The Basque Country. It focuses on the changes that had taken place since 2016 in (i) the actors involved, (ii) the activities underlying the strategy & (iii) the evaluation mechanisms.

Power Point presentation related to the main conclusions of the publication PLAYING THE LONG GAME: Experimenting Smart Specialisation in the Basque Country written by Edurne Magro, James Wilson, Mari Jose Aranguren, Mikel Navarro and Kevin Morgan. The work analyses the implementation of the Smart Specialisation Strategy RIS3 in The Basque Country. It focuses on the changes that had taken place since 2016 in (i) the actors involved, (ii) the activities underlying the strategy & (iii) the evaluation mechanisms.

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PLAYING THE LONG GAME: Experimenting Smart Specialisation in the Basque Country

  1. 1. PLAYING THE LONG GAME: Experimenting Smart Specialisation in the Basque Country Basque Country & Wales Territorial Competitiveness Forum DBS, Bilbao, 27th Feb 2020 James Wilson @jamierwilson
  2. 2. 2 TERRITORIAL STRATEGY & RIS3 • The growing popularity of ‘territorial strategy’ over the last decade incorporates various elements: • Recognition of the importance of place-based, context-specific innovation policies and associated institutions (Barca et al,, 2012; Gertler, 2018) • Desire to support the structural transformation of regional economies over time (Boschma and Frenken, 2011, Frenken et al, 2007; Foray, 2018) • Emergence of ‘new industrial policy’ (or industrial strategy) (Rodrik, 2004; Bailey et al., 2015, 2018) • Concern with the need for innovation to be driven by societal challenges or ‘missions’ (Breznitz et al, 2018; Kuhlman and Rip, 2018; Mazzucato, 2018) In this context RIS3 has been described as: “the most ambitious regional innovation programme ever to be launched in the European Union” (Morgan, 2017)
  3. 3. 3 WIND THE CLOCK BACK TO 2016 … We presented a report focused on the early implementation of the Basque RIS3, from its launch in 2014 … based on analysis of documentation and interviews with 36 key players in the Basque RIS3
  4. 4. 4 BASQUE COUNTRY RIS3 • Basque S3 formally set out in the Science, Technology and Innovation Plan 2020, published at the end of 2014 A key novelty has been the explicit introduction of entrepreneurial discovery dynamics to a mature innovation system with well-embedded institutions • Not a radical change: built on stable & consistent approach to industrial development policy over 30 years (continuity-in-change) 1980s • Industrial restructuring • STI Investments 1990s • Efficiency-driven competitiveness • Cluster policy 2000s • Focus on innovation • Diversification based on R&D 2010s • Explicit RIS3 • New governance • ‘entrepreneurial discovery’
  5. 5. 5 RIS3 PRIORITIES Biociencias Salud ScientificandTechnological Business Capabilities Opportunity Niches Food Urban Habitat Cultural and Creative Industries Ecosystems Bioscience Health Advanced Manufacturing Energy
  6. 6. 6 RIS3 GOVERNANCE Key Change: More distributed leadership, within & beyond government Key Change: A ‘living’ RIS3 must scale-up & widen innovation cooperation
  7. 7. 7 KEY FINDINGS FROM 2016 STUDY • Critical voices: New ‘Advisory Group’ playing a direct advisory role to the President/Ministers and influencing day-to-day decisions • Breaking down silos: Serious attempts to work across government departments, partially successful • Multi-level governance: Mechanisms in place to address multi-level governance issues, but remain under-developed • Policy mix evolution: Changes in other policies (cluster policy, technology & innovation policies) to support the strategy • EDP Organisation and Structure: Heterogeneous approach across 7 Steering Groups, but emergence of more ‘distributed’ leadership evident • Civil society / societal challenges: Remain largely outside of dynamics
  8. 8. 8 WIND THE CLOCK FORWARD TO 2019 … We published a second report which analyses the evolution of RIS3 implementation in the Basque Country … again based on analysis of documentation and interviews with 28 key players in the Basque RIS3 (from business, government & research) … focused specifically on the changes that had taken place since 2016 in (i) the actors involved, (ii) the activities underlying the strategy & (iii) the evaluation mechanisms
  9. 9. 9 PHASES OF STRATEGY Phase 1: Design (2014) •Analysis and Identification of Priorities •Science, Technology & Innovation Plan 2020 Phase 2: Early Implementation (2015) •New governance mechanisms •‘Ground Rules’ •Steering Groups established Phase 3: Implementation & Evolution (2016-2019) • Evolution of Steering Groups • Refining Priorities • Transversal concerns • Evaluation framework 1st Orkestra Report 2nd Orkestra Report
  10. 10. 10 KEY FINDINGS FROM 2019 STUDY • EDP Organisation and structure: Significant changes, reflecting experimentation & adaptation of strategy; consolidation of distributed leadership • Actors: Greater involvement of firms; recognition of importance of integrating SMEs; more proactive involvement of universities; continued absence of civil society actors • Strategy: Shift to a ‘living strategy’ with different speeds and depths of steering group dynamics; little change in focus of activities within each group; but evolution in overall configuration of priorities; movement to projects at higher TRLs; greater involvement in EU projects • Evaluation practice: Development of indicator framework for strategy as a whole; experimentation with evaluation processes in most Steering Groups
  11. 11. 11 2 LEVELS OF INSTITUTIONS SUPPORTING EDP Level 2: Micro-processes of particularising and valorising priorities • Emergent, heterogenous processes of entrepreneurial discovery • Significant granularity in terms of strategic activities • Involve more and different actors (bottom-up) • Emergence of distributed leadership • Supported by emerging activity-specific evaluation processes • Critical role in fostering experimentation and keeping the strategy alive Level 1: Overall governance architecture & ‘rules of the game’ • Overarching framework for entrepreneurial discovery to take place • Very broadly-identified strategic priorities • Led and shaped by government (top-down) • Establishment of coordination framework primarily within government • Development of general evaluation framework • Critical role in providing coherence at regional level
  12. 12. 12 CONCLUSIONS / DISCUSSION POINTS • Linear plans giving way to living strategies: Reflected in changing configuration of priorities, but keeping strategies alive requires significant institutional innovations at the macro & micro levels • Joined-up and adaptive policy: Silo working cultures & policy inertia not easy to break down, but territorial strategies combined with new institutional mechanisms can take steps in that direction • Monitoring and evaluation: Context of pursuing RIS3 can catalyse advances, as the need for strategic policy intelligence becomes more visible • Transversality: Tendency towards addressing transversal issues (internationalisation, skills, new business models, entrepreneurship), reflective of inherent difficulties in vertical prioritisation? • Missing elements: Pending challenges in better integrating SMEs and social challenges into territorial strategy processes • Scaling up at EU level: Issues around the voice of regions within EU dynamics & policy instruments that facilitate inter-regional coordination to facilitate cross-border value chains
  13. 13. 13 AND THE LONG GAME CONTINUES … • New PCTI Euskadi 2030 currently being developed o Explicit links to SDGs o Evolution of priorities o Linking transitions & transversal initiatives
  14. 14. Download at: www.orkestra.deusto.es/en/research/publications Thank you Eskerrik asko Gracias

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