UK celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

John Loughhead, outgoing UK Chair of the Mission Innovation Steering Committee with Dr. Harsh Vardhan, India Minister of Science and Technology in Kolkata, November 2019. Credit: British Deputy High Commission Kolkata   The UK was a founding member of Mission Innovation in 2015, recognising that to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement we need […]

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Sweden celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

Sweden has had a dedicated energy research and development programme since 1975 and has regarded energy innovation as an integral part of energy policy. We believe that innovation will provide new solutions in the form of products, processes and services that will enable us to meet the energy and climate challenges with greater flexibility and […]

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Republic of Korea celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

The Republic of Korea joined MI in 2015 because our government is committed to executing this investment expansion plan and technology development strategy for focused areas to improve existing technology, save costs and accelerate the time-to-market. Since the launch of the MI, to refocus Korea’s energy R&D on clean energy, seven relevant government ministries and […]

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Norway celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

“The Longship project”: The Norwegian government has labelled the investment package ‘Longship’, recalling the development of fast, reliable ships during the Viking age. Illustration: MPE/Miksmaster Creative.   Norway joined Mission Innovation in 2015 because the Norwegian government acknowledged the need to accelerate clean energy innovation to respond to our shared climate challenge. The government supported […]

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Japan celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

To respond to the Paris agreement adopted at COP21 in 2015, Japan joined MI in June 2016 to accelerate the R&D of innovative technologies for drastically reducing GHG emissions in the long-term. In April 2016, Japan has established a new national strategy, the “National Energy and Environment Innovation Strategy towards 2050 (NESTI2050)”. Under this strategy, […]

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The Netherlands celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

The Netherlands joined MI in 2016 because research, development and demonstration of clean energy technologies (besides creating the necessary market conditions) are crucial to help achieve the long-term goal of a sustainable low-carbon energy system. And since we are all facing the same challenge, international collaboration can significantly contribute to the pace of our combined […]

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Italy celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary and looks forward to supporting its second phase

Italian Cleantech Research & Innovation stand organized during MI Ministerial in Vancouver (2019) Mission Innovation IC1 public event on November 23rd 2018 in Rome Italy joined MI in 2015 considering the crucial role of RD&D activities in the clean energy sector to reach the decarbonisation targets: MI is a strategic opportunity to accelerate public and […]

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India celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

India is one of the three countries responsible for crystallizing the global initiative to accelerate the pace of innovation and make clean energy widely affordable, which culminated in Mission Innovation. Being a founding member and as a Steering Committee member, India has played an active role in all Mission Innovation activities. PM : Narendra Modi […]

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Germany celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

Germany joined MI in 2015 because the transformation of our energy systems towards reliable and cost effective clean energy is a fundamental part of an effective, long-term global response to our shared climate challenge. A step-change in global effort is required to accelerate the pace of technological advance and cost reduction for clean energy. Research […]

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Finland celebrates Mission Innovation’s 5-year anniversary

The Smart Otaniemi pilot platform is a living lab bringing together more than 100 companies and research institutions to innovate smart energy solutions. Finland joined MI in 2016 because we have a long history of developing innovative energy solutions. MI has allowed us to participate in the Smart Energy Systems ERA-Net call, a joint innovation […]

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