Published on February 10, 2009
SAP Enterprise Services Partner Summit 17 October 2006, Amsterdam - Netherlands Enabling opportunities for software and services in Europe Arian Zwegers DG Information Society and Media Software Technologies European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Overview • ICT in EU • Trends in business and ICT • ICT market in EU • Software and services market in EU • EC response • i2010 policy • Examples of policies • Opportunities for software companies • Framework Programmes • NESSI Technology Platform • Other European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Business and ICT transformations 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Mainframes mini-computers PC client-sever Internet Convergence Company level Departmental Personal Pervasive global Anytime, anywhere; information Empowerment Freedom & integrated groups Platforms and & automation ecosystems Automated Speed; Business Supply Globalisation, customisation, Support; Costs Logistics Process chains outsourcing Re-engineering European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Trends in Business • Changing “cooperations / partnerships” • Do it all yourself • Outsourcing • Open Innovation • Open Innovation by Henry Chesbrough • Ecosystems • Connect and Develop • Computerworld, Sept 12, 2004 • HBR, March 2006 • Crowdsourcing • Wired, June 2006 European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Trends in ICT Some examples: • Convergence • Broadband adoption • Consumerisation of technology • RFID – Radio Frequency Identification • Open Source Software • SOA – Service Oriented Architecture • SaaS – Software as a Service European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
ICT Market, 2005 By region and by product Total value = Total value = € 1,949 billion € 659 billion Office equipment, 1.3% Rest of World, Computer hardware, 23.5% 12.7% IT services, 20.0% End-user Europe, 33.8% communications Europe equipment, 4.5% 33.8% Software, 10.7% Japan, 14.7% Datacom and network equipment, 6.5% Carrier services, 44.2% US, 28.0% Source: EITO, 2006 European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Increasing awareness of ICT contribution • Significant contribution ICT to productivity and growth • Direct contribution ICT sector to GDP, indirectly by take up and exploitation in other sectors • ICT improves quality of life of citizens • ICT is one of the key ingredients of sustainable development • ICT contributes to Lisbon agenda European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Software and services market in EU15 Software (Market volume 2005e) EU151 SITS 2005e in bn EUR Market volume: 165.0 bn EUR Software 12,6 8,8 7,8 46,9 4,5 4,4 (28,4%) 2,6 2,4 1,3 1,0 0,9 0,6 Germa- UK France Nordic2 Italy Spain Nether- Austria Bel- Other3 Por- ny lands gium tugal 118,1 IT services (Market volume 2005e) (71,6%) IT services 35,1 24,1 Data missing – only EU15 18,8 available 11,5 8,6 7,2 1 Includes Norway 5,6 2 Includes Norway, 2,7 2,0 1,8 Sweden, Finland 1,0 and Denmark 3 Includes Greece, UK Germa- France Nordic2 Italy Nether- Spain Bel- Others3 Aus- Por- Ireland, Luxem- Market vol- burg 1.2 ume in bn EUR ny lands gium tria tugal Source: PAC Source: PAC http://www.softwareleadership.info/ European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Top100 suppliers serving the Western European Software & IT Services market By number of companies (in %, 2004)1 By revenue (in % of Top 100 revenue, 2004) SE RoE Asia IT UK 4 NL 1 3 20 3 1 US/ DE Canada These Euro- 11 pean compa- 36 nies account 61% of for only 43% US/ companies 54 13 FR of the overall Canada come from Top 100 FR 13 Europe companies’ revenues 10 10 6 DE 3 3 4 5 UK RoE NL Asia SE IT Source: PAC http://www.softwareleadership.info/ European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Software and Services • A key industrial sector • 1 Mio specialists in EU • 200 B€ market (70 B€ Software) • EU ICT market growth mainly driven by software and IT services (EITO ’06): 5.8% for 2006-07 • The engine room of the Information Society • Important EU industry sectors depend on S&S European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Activities by DG Information Society and Media Regulatory Framework Regulatory Framework Policy Strategy Policy Strategy • New regulatory framework • The Lisbon Strategy for electronic • eEurope 2002 communications - SMEs to ‘Go Digital’ • Directive on electronic • eEurope 2005 commerce (2000/31/EC) - Legislation (to identify • Directive on electronic & remove barriers) signatures (1999/93/EC) - SMEs • Directive on copyright and - e-skills related rights - Interoperability (2001/29/EC) • Directive on privacy and R&D R&D - Trust and confidence • i2010 electronic communications Activities Activities (2002/58/EC) • … • Framework Programme 6 - 3.6 B€ to ICT priority (2003-2006) • Framework Programme 7 - 9.0 B€ to ICT priority (2007-2013) European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
i2010 Strategic Framework • A comprehensive strategy for ICT and media sectors • Single European Information Space • Innovation and Investment in ICT research • Inclusion, better public services and quality of life http://europa.eu.int/i2010 European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
RFID policy Towards a Communication December 2006: Communication from the European Commission December 2006 www.rfidconsultation.eu Oct. – Nov. 2006: Drafting of the Communication March 9, 2006 at CeBIT: Commissioner Viviane Reding announces the 16 Oct. 2006: Final launch of a Europe-wide conference public consultation Ongoing September 2006 research March 2006 and co-operation 6-7 March: Internet of Things Sept. – Oct. 2006: Analysis of input received 15-16 May: Applications 16-17 May: Security & Privacy 3 July – 17 Sept. 2006: Public online consultation 1 June: Interop./ Governance June 2006 2 June: Frequency spectrum European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Other examples of policies • Open Source Software • “Economic impact of OSS on innovation and competitiveness of EU ICT sector” study • “The Effect of Public Administrations Publishing Open Source Software” study • Open Source Observatory (OSO): dissemination of good practice • Open Source Observatory and Repository (OSOR) • ICT Standardisation • Open consensus building process • Priority for ensuring interoperability, facilitating ICT uptake, and ensuring accessibility http://cordis.europa.eu/ist/st/studies.htm http://ec.europa.eu/idabc/servlets/Doc?id=24853 http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/ict/policy/standards/ict_index_en.htm European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
R&D Expenditure as % of GDP Cyprus 0.33 Hungary 0.97 Spain 1.11 China 1.31 Czech Republic 1.35 UK 1.87 EU25 1.93 EU15 1.99 France 2.19 Germany 2.50 US 2.76 Japan 3.15 Finland 3.51 Sweden 4.27 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 Source: Eurostat http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-NS-05-002/EN/KS-NS-05-002-EN.PDF European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
R&D expenditure by industry Source: Financial Times, 21 March 2005 European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
ICT R&D expenditure Comparative spending on ICT R&D in 2000 (Billion Euro) Annual ICT R&D Expenditure (% GDP) 29.2 48.8 Japan United States European Union Finland 93.3 Sweden European Union USA Japan The Netherlands Spain • Europe is spending less than United Kingdom other regions in ICT R&D Germany • Public ICT Spending is France Fragmented across Europe Framework Programmes 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.6% 0.8% 1.0% 1.2% European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
7th Framework Programme (2007-2013) Biotechnology 2. Food, Agriculture 9. Security & Space Research 8. Socio-economic Production Techn. 4. Nano, Materials, COOPERATION 6. Environment Specific Programmes 7. Transport 5. Energy 1. Health 3. ICT IDEAS European Research Council PEOPLE Marie Curie Actions Research Research for Regions of Research Science in International CAPACITIES Infrastru- the benefit of Know-ledge Potential Society Co-operation ctures SMEs http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Work Programme 2007-2008 End-to-end systems for Socio-economic goals Flagships Digital Intelligent ICT for content ICT for independent car and and health living and sustainable ETPs knowledge growth inclusion Network and Technology roadblocks service Future and Emerging infrastructures Technologies Cognitive systems, robotics and interaction Components, subsystems and embedded systems European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Challenge 1 ‘Pervasive & Trusted Network & Service Infrastructures’ The network of the future Service & Software Architectures, • Ubiquitous network infrastructures and Infrastructures and Engineering architectures • Service architectures • Optimised control, management and • Service/SW engineering approaches flexibility of the future network • Strategies and technologies enabling infrastructure mastery of complexity, dependability and • Technologies and systems behavioural stability architectures for the Future Internet • Virtualisation tools, system software and network-centric operating systems Secure, dependable and trusted • Integrated solutions supporting the infrastructures networked enterprise • Security & resilience in network infrastructures • Security & trust in dynamic and Networked Media reconfigurable service architectures • Interoperable multi-media network & • Trusted computing infrastructures service infrastructure • Identity management and privacy • End-to-end systems enhancing tools European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
European Technology Platforms www.nessi- What are they: www.emobility.eu.org Industry-led public-private partnerships europe.com that bring together industry, research community and public authorities in areas of strategic economic importance for Europe Large Scale EU Partnerships Objective: World class performance in research and joining the future innovation in ICT by closing the gap with Europe’s leading competitors Focus: on user value and end-to-end solutions, on convergence, innovation, standards, www.isi- interoperability, spectrum, IPRs, www.nem-initiative.org initiative.eu.org/ international cooperation http://cordis.europa.eu/technology-platforms/home_en.html European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Industrial Commitment Develop a visionary strategy for Software and Services driven by a common Strategic Research Agenda where innovation and business strengths are reinforced. Expected impact: • standardisation, common service platform open standards • improve EU competitiveness in S&S http://www.nessi-europe.com • reduce sector fragmentation and align R&D efforts • openness: an open initiative mobilising SMEs, academia and industry • address key R&D and policy challenges in S&S European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
What’s in it for me? • Gaining knowledge from other organisations • Leveraging other organisations’ knowledge • Funding from EC • General rule (draft): • 50% for research, technology development, and demonstration activities • 100% for management and training • Same for SMEs (and non-profit orgs), but: • 75% for research and technology development http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/participation.htm European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Other Programmes • Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) • Objectives: • to foster the competitiveness of enterprises • to promote innovation; • to accelerate the development of a competitive, innovative and inclusive Information Society • Budget: roughly 0.5 billion Euro per year • Priorities ICT Policy Support Programme for 2007: eGov, eInclusion, eHealth • Structural Funds and Cohesion Fund • Objectives: • to reduce disparities in development and promote economic and social cohesion in the European Union • to improve the effectiveness of the Community’s structural assistance by concentrating the assistance, • to promote economic and social cohesion and solidarity between Member States • Budget: roughly 28 and 2.5 billion Euro per year • Eureka CIP: http://europa.eu.int/comm/enterprise/enterprise_policy/cip/index_en.htm Structural Funds: http://europa.eu/scadplus/leg/en/lvb/l60014.htm Cohesion Fund: http://europa.eu/scadplus/leg/en/lvb/l60018.htm Eureka: http://www.eureka.be European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
Call to action • Have a look at FP7 • Have a look at NESSI (and other ETPs) • Influence future research agendas • Participate to upcoming Network Events • 23-24 October: ETSI meeting on standards and interoperability aimed at the ETPs • 21-23 November: IST Conference and exhibition in Helsinki, regular conference sessions and networking sessions • 7-8 February 2007: FP7 multiplier event in Brussels (ETPs) • 7 March 2007: FP7 launch event in Brussels (conference and exhibition) • 15-21 March 2007: Participation in CEBIT (in preparation) • Many, many events organised by ETPs check web sites European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
For More Information ... FP7: FP7: http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ http://cordis.europa.eu/ist/ http://cordis.europa.eu/ist/ Software Technologies: Software Technologies: http://cordis.europa.eu/ist/st/index.html http://cordis.europa.eu/ist/st/index.html NESSI: NESSI: http://www.nessi-europe.com http://www.nessi-europe.com E-mail: <first name>.<last name>@ec.europa.eu E-mail: <first name>.<last name>@ec.europa.eu European Commission • DG Information Society and Media
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