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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IC#2 is developing international partnerships to tackle the wide-ranging challenges of off grid access

The Off Grid Access to Electricity Innovation Challenge (IC#2) has set the ambitious target of reducing the cost of electricity for remote applications by 50 per cent within three years. Disruptive solutions are needed to achieve this target. IC#2 is co-led by France and India. François Moisan, Executive Director for International Strategic Research at the … Continue reading IC#2 is developing international partnerships to tackle the wide-ranging challenges of off grid access

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International conference emphasises role of Mission Innovation in developing the bioeconomy

Delegates at the International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels took the opportunity to reinforce their commitment to international collaboration; a key factor in accelerating the development of a sustainable bioeconomy. The eight countries represented at the International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels 2018 held in New Delhi on February 26-27 adopted the “New Delhi Declaration”. The four … Continue reading International conference emphasises role of Mission Innovation in developing the bioeconomy

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Saudi Arabia: Mission Innovation has the power to inspire the clean energy community

Mission Innovation (MI) is helping Saudi Arabia’s leaders to link international, national and local clean energy plans and to achieve green growth and sustainable development. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia believes in the power of MI to inspire activity for the global clean energy transition and proposes bringing an international audience to an MI showcase … Continue reading Saudi Arabia: Mission Innovation has the power to inspire the clean energy community

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