The public workshop started with an overview what Mission Innovation (MI) is, how it developed and what the six mayor R&D topics they work on are.
Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Union to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation. As part of the initiative, participating countries have committed to seek to double their governments’ clean energy research and development (R&D) investments over five years, while encouraging greater levels of private sector investment in transformative clean energy technologies. These additional resources will dramatically accelerate the availability of the advanced technologies that will define a future global energy mix that is clean, affordable, and reliable. MI developed seven challenges and the topic MI IC#1 is Smart Grids
MI IC#1 was founded in autumn 2016. It is is co-led by Italy (Luciano Martini), India (Sanjay Bajpai) and China (Yibo Wang).