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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ottawa Preparatory Meeting: setting the scene for MI-3 in Malmö

How to maximise the impact of the Innovation Challenges? What’s the best way of strengthening private sector engagement? How can Mission Innovation (MI) support clean energy ideas and innovators? These are some of the key issues delegates attending the 3rd Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-3) Preparatory Meeting addressed in Ottawa. The objective was to generate new […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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