Thermal storage funding opportunities for Mission Innovation members

Horizon 2020, the multi-annual programme for research and innovation of the European Union (EU), is launching two new funding opportunities for thermal storage projects to support the implementation of the MI Innovation Challenge 7: Affordable Heating and Cooling  of Buildings. The two new Horizon 2020 Calls for Proposals, promoting collaborative research and innovation activities, specifically […]

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Cooling for all, without warming the planet

The Global Cooling Prize is rallying a coalition of leaders from around the world to solve the critical climate threat that comes from growing residential air conditioning demand. The $3 million prize will harness the power of innovation to develop and scale breakthrough affordable cooling solutions that enhance people’s lives without contributing to runaway climate […]

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New call for International Energy Joint R&D Projects launched by South Korea

South Korea is launching a new international joint research competition, specifically dedicated to enhance activities related to the MI Innovation Challenges and boost collaboration between MI member countries and South Korea. This call will support R&D cooperation among South Korean companies, universities and research institutes and their foreign partners. Projects proposals are expected to promote […]

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IC7 Research Planning Workshop

September 27-28, 2018 Concordia University Montreal, Canada MI’s Innovation Challenge 7: Affordable Heating and Cooling of Buildings (IC7) aims to use low-carbon energy sources for heating and cooling to offer safe, reliable and increasingly cost-competitive solutions. IC7 is co-led by the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and the European Commission, alongside Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, […]

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Accelerating CCUS: A Global Conference to Progress CCUS

The UK Government is holding a 1.5 day CCUS Conference in central Edinburgh, Scotland on the 28 and 29 November 2018. This global CCUS conference incorporates a number of invitation-only CCUS events. The conference will gather speakers, delegates from governments, industry, the finance community, academia and leading experts from around the world for a series […]

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Delivering Mission Innovation’s 2020 Goals

Following an inspirational Ministerial, work is underway to deliver Mission Innovation’s 2020 Goals. At MI-3 Ministers identified priorities for action including improving public-private collaboration, improving the regulatory framework to encourage innovation and showcasing successes and impact. At the 2nd Mission Innovation Ministerial in Beijing, Ministers launched the Mission Innovation Action Plan with four goals to […]

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Mission Innovation recognises the role of hydrogen in the energy transition

A significant development at MI-3 was the launch of the eighth Innovation Challenge, on Renewable and Clean Hydrogen (IC#8). The IC#8 members have quickly commenced the development of a plan to achieve the objective of IC#8 which is to accelerate the development of a global hydrogen market by identifying and overcoming key technology barriers to […]

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Spread the word! Registration still open for Mission Innovation Champions Program

The Mission Innovation Champions Program, which is looking for the next generation of innovators, is open for registrations until 10th September. If you are driving the pace of the clean energy revolution with a new technology or solution; or if you know of a researcher or innovator who is developing novel ways of making clean […]

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Collaboration between the World Economic Forum and Mission Innovation – next steps and opportunities

The collaboration between MI and the World Economic Forum offers MI and its members opportunities to strengthen public private collaboration, pursue bold ideas for accelerating energy innovation, and engage in dialogue events. This builds on the outcomes of MI-3, where Cheryl Martin, the Managing Director of the Forum facilitated roundtable public-private partnership discussions on five […]

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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 hear […]

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