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Austria joins international research alliance „Mission Innovation“

07/28/2017

Jörg Leichtfried, Minister of Infrastructure, has signed an official declaration to join the international research alliance in the energy sector. 22 states, the European Union and private investors around the world gathered around Bill Gates to promote the development of clean energy technologies and fight climate change. At the moment the member of “Mission Innovation” are responsible for over 80 percent of investments in global energy research.

Overall goal of “Mission Innovation”

In support of economic growth, energy access and security, and an urgent and lasting global response to climate change, our mission is to accelerate the pace of clean energy innovation to achieve performance breakthroughs and cost reductions to provide widely affordable and reliable clean energy solutions that will revolutionize energy systems throughout the world over the next two decades and beyond.”

For more information, have a look here or contact Sophie Lampl, press secretary at the Ministry of Infrastructure.