United Kingdom


Greg Hands

Minister for Energy, Clean Growth, and Climate Change
“Innovation is the key to unlocking the technologies we need to meet our net-zero ambitions, yet no single country can get there alone. Together, we can dramatically accelerate the pace of innovation in the next decade and realize a clean and affordable energy transition for all. Mission Innovation is the place to make it happen.”

Senior Representative

Lee McDonough

MI Steering Committee member

Director General, Net Zero Strategy & International, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Role in Mission Innovation

News and events

MI Champion

MI Champions is a program for recognizing and supporting the next wave of energy technology leaders.
Meet the UK’s 2020 Champion, Michaela Kendall!

Participation in MI’s first phase


Clean Energy Innovation investment (MI 1.0)

Country-determined baseline year(s): 2013-2015
Baseline funding amount: GBP £200 million (USD $290 million)
Doubling target year: FY 2020
Doubling target amount: GBP £400 million (USD $580 million)

Find out more about how the United Kingdom’s baseline and doubling are calculated

*Figures in the spending chart are based on USD exchange rates in 2021. The figure for the Fifth Year is an estimate. The final figure is expected to be higher.