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University of Maribor

Slovenia

Innovation Initiatives

ISTAG - Information Society Technologies Advisory Board Reports
Information Society Directorate - General
European Communities, September 2004
http://www.cordis.lu/ist/istag.htm

More Research and Innovation - A Common Approach Report by Esko Aho (coordinator)
Hampton Court European Council meeting in October 2005
http://europa.eu.int/invest-in-research

Barrett, Craig R., Chairman, Intel Corporation
Brody, William R., President, The John Hopkins University (editors):
Where in The World Will The Next Big Idea Come From?
Council on Competitiveness
and the National Innovation Initiative
Washington DC, Wall Street Journal, February 8, 2006
http://www.InnovativeAmerica.org

Expression of Interest in the European Network of Living Labs:
Mikael Börjeson, Coordinator, CoreLabs Coordination Action CEO,
Centre for distance-spanning technology, Luelå University of Technology, Sweden
http://www.ami-communities.eu/wiki/Living_Labs_Expression_of_Interest

The Helsinki Manifesto - We have to move fast before it is too late
European Network of Living Labs Launch: A Step Towards a European Innovation System,
Helsinki, November 20, 2006
Helsinki_Manifesto_201106.pdf - [pdf]

The Helsinki Manifesto
The 12 most supported measures

  1. Implementation of a European Network of Living Labs
  2. Reap the benefits of re-using bank infrastructure for the e-invoicing
  3. Break down internal borders for ICT services
  4. Renewing of the European innovation system
  5. Creation of a market for innovative products and services
  6. Focus on services innovation, and establish services science, management and engineering as an academic discipline
  7. Concrete funding and support for technology start-ups
  8. Ensure data integration between IT-solutions
  9. Intensify integration of retail banking market (Payments Services Directive)
  10. Implementation of European wide compatible e-invoicing system
  11. Move from an organization-centered system to a citizen-centered system
  12. Bring people actively to the information society (ICT skills to 10 million adult people in Europe over a 3-year period)

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Faculty of Organizational Sciences

University of Maribor

Slovenia