Strengthening private sector engagement in Davos

Mission Innovation (MI) reaffirmed in Davos the strong partnership, established at the 2nd MI Ministerial in Beijing, with the World Economic Forum (WEF). MI and WEF are committed to making a real step–change in clean energy innovation by bridging the gap between new technologies and market uptake. New innovative ideas discussed in Davos are expected … Continue reading Strengthening private sector engagement in Davos

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Clean Energy Materials Innovation Challenge hits the headlines

The use of machine learning, robotics and supercomputing to accelerate the process of finding new high-performance and low-cost energy materials is central to technology development around the world. Currently, the process of developing and commercialising new materials is costly and can take as long as two decades. The Clean Energy Materials Innovation Challenge aims to … Continue reading Clean Energy Materials Innovation Challenge hits the headlines

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Mexico invests in the energy leaders of the future

Mexico, one of the founding Mission Innovation members, is investing in people to prepare them for the challenge of transforming the energy sector. Currently, the Ministry of Energy of Mexico (SENER) sponsors 2,800 Mexican postgrad students around the world and contributes to energy education with tailored energy training programs at schools, universities, and for professionals, … Continue reading Mexico invests in the energy leaders of the future

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Clean Energy Materials Innovation Challenge Workshop II – Structural Materials, hosted by Natural Resources Canada, along with local partner McMaster University

When: Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16, 2018 Where: McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Questions: Contact engresearch@mcmaster.ca Click here to see the event page.

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Press Release – Materials Workshop Report

Integration of artificial intelligence and robotics with materials sciences will lead to new clean energy technologies International experts outline new methods to accelerate development of clean-tech materials by 10x Materials are the foundation of essentially all clean energy technologies including advanced batteries, solar cells, low-energy semiconductors, catalysts for the capturing and storing CO2, and more. … Continue reading Press Release – Materials Workshop Report

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Collaborate to accelerate – Australia encourages sustained cooperation

We talked to Alison Reeve, Director for Clean Energy Technology Innovation at the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, about Australia’s role in Mission Innovation (MI). Alison highlighted how Mission Innovation has raised awareness of the role of R&D in achieving the Paris commitments. Australia is a participant in all seven Innovation Challenges … Continue reading Collaborate to accelerate – Australia encourages sustained cooperation

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Implementing India’s clean energy innovation plan through Mission Innovation

India, one of the founding Mission Innovation members, is bringing increased focus to their energy innovation activities through Mission Innovation. India will report annually on progress in delivering a national MI Action Plan and is communicating frequently on MI activity on Twitter @IN_MissionInnov. In recent months India’s Mission Innovation team has delivered a range of activities contributing … Continue reading Implementing India’s clean energy innovation plan through Mission Innovation

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Coordinating Creativity: How International Collaboration Is Turning Up the Dial on Heating & Cooling Innovation

The concept of the “the Comfort and Climate Box”, an integrated heating and/or cooling unit, is one of the noteworthy ideas that originated from the discussions at the first workshop for Mission Innovation Challenge 7, Affordable Heating and Cooling of Buildings. Conceptually the “the Comfort and Climate Box” is equivalent to the Turing Machine for … Continue reading Coordinating Creativity: How International Collaboration Is Turning Up the Dial on Heating & Cooling Innovation

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Mission Innovation Launches New Initiatives at the One Planet Summit Aimed at Promoting Public-Private Collaboration

Paris, France (December 12, 2017) – Today, on the two year anniversary of the Paris Agreement, Mission Innovation leaders from around the world stressed the importance of clean energy innovation and highlighted Mission Innovation’s progress at the One Planet Summit. The One Planet Summit provided an opportunity for Mission Innovation members to showcase early success, … Continue reading Mission Innovation Launches New Initiatives at the One Planet Summit Aimed at Promoting Public-Private Collaboration

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Mission Innovation Marks Two Years in Global Collaboration at COP23

Bonn, Germany (November 17, 2017) – Ministers, Heads of State and Governments from around the world gathered in Bonn for COP23, providing an opportunity for Mission Innovation’s Steering Committee Chair, Patrick Child, to give an update on progress and look ahead to the future of Mission Innovation, two years from its launch in Paris. With … Continue reading Mission Innovation Marks Two Years in Global Collaboration at COP23

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