Rob Jetten

Minister of Climate and Energy
“The mission oriented approach of MI’s second phase is very much in line with the Dutch approach on RD&D. MI 2.0 has the potential to take international innovation collaboration to a higher level, by bringing together science, industry and the government to accelerate the practical application of promising innovations.”

Senior Representative

Mr. Sandor Gaastra
Master of Laws (LLM), Director-General Climate and Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

Role in Mission Innovation

News & Events

MI Champions

MI Champions is a program for recognizing and supporting the next wave of energy technology leaders.
Meet the Netherlands’ Champions!

Arno Smets (2019)

Suleyman Er (2020)


Participation in MI’s first phase


Clean Energy Innovation investment (MI 1.0)

Country-determined baseline year(s): 2013, 2014, 2015
Baseline funding amount (million EUR): 100
Baseline funding amount (million USD): 113
Doubling target year: 2020

Find out more about how the Netherlands’ baseline and doubling are calculated

*Figures in the spending chart are based on USD exchange rates in 2021