News from MI-3

  Many of the memorable moments from MI-3 have been brought together in a Twitter moment including photographs and videos from the event.  Interviews with #CleanEnergy leaders conducted at the event will be published on Twitter in the coming weeks, see the interviews with co-host Minister Baylan and with Christiana Figueres. Follow @MICleanEnergyRD on Twitter to … Continue reading News from MI-3

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Progress and plans – news from MI-3 on the Innovation Challenges

To showcase the achievements of the Innovation Challenges (IC), the Analysis and Joint Research Sub-Group (co-led by Canada and India) created and presented an infographic to Ministers at MI-3. These achievements were showcased and built upon at the Ministerial with the announcement of successful bids for funding, publication of reports and discussion at workshops. A … Continue reading Progress and plans – news from MI-3 on the Innovation Challenges

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Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System – a view from IRENA

Renewable energy and energy efficiency together can provide over 90% of the energy-related CO2 emission reductions needed to deliver on the Paris agreement and limit the average global temperature rise to “well below 2°C”. However, the pace of deployment of renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to … Continue reading Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System – a view from IRENA

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Mission Innovation Champions Program now open

  Are you driving the pace of the clean energy revolution with a new technology or solution? Do you know of a researcher or innovator who is developing novel ways of making clean energy cheaper and more reliable? If so, please apply or nominate any exceptional researchers to become one of the next MI Champions! … Continue reading Mission Innovation Champions Program now open

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New addition to the Mission Innovation family

Austria joined Mission Innovation (MI) as the 24th member at MI-3 in Malmö. By joining MI, the Austrian government underpins its commitment to support the vision of MI and to accelerate the clean energy transition. Austria has a long and successful history in clean energy innovation and has already achieved a leading international position in … Continue reading New addition to the Mission Innovation family

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Malmö, Sweden, May 23, 2018 – At the Third Mission Innovation (MI-3) Ministerial, the international community discussed bold steps to enhance public and private investment and collaboration on clean energy research and innovation. The Ministerial was co-hosted by thEuropean Commission, together with Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Nordic Council of Ministers.

Mission Innovation Ministers demonstrated significant progress by members halfway through the initial five-year commitment to Mission Innovation (MI) and launched activities to deliver on MI’s goals with the public and private sectors over the next two years. An additional $4 billion of public sector funding in clean energy innovation has been invested since 2015; nearly forty new international research and innovation partnerships initiated; and the MI Champions programme was launched to recognise change-making innovators.

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Strong network supporting the development of the future grid

  News from Innovation Challenge 1 : Smart Grids The power of a global network is being effectively harnessed by the Smart Grids Innovation Challenge (IC#1) as evidenced by its achievements to date. Collaborative working by IC#1 members has resulted in interesting outputs and inspiring plans to achieve the goal of enabling future grids that … Continue reading Strong network supporting the development of the future grid

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UK commitment to MI at the heart of two ambitious strategies

In recent months, the UK has launched two ambitious strategies to lead the world in cutting carbon emissions to combat climate change, while driving economic growth. Both strategies emphasise and confirm at the highest level the UK’s commitment to the principles underpinning the purpose and aims of Mission Innovation.  Read about the UK approach to … Continue reading UK commitment to MI at the heart of two ambitious strategies

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