Launch of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials: opening remarks by Janez Potočnik
Type: Complete speech
End production: 12/02/2013 First transmission: 12/02/2013
On 12 February 2013, Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, launched in Brussels, together with Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Member of the EC in charge of Research, Innovation and Science, and Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on raw materials, bringing together Member States and other stakeholders to help make Europe a world leader in raw materials exploration, extraction, processing, recycling and substitution by 2020.
On this occasion, Janez Potočnik gave some opening remarks and welcomed the EIP as a promising development jn policy making.
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||Soundbite by Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, (in ENGLISH) inviting Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, to take the floor
||Soundbite by Janez Potočnik (in ENGLISH) giving opening remarks and saying that he is glad to see the launch of the European Innovation Partnership because it is in line with resources efficiency policy and it is a promising development in policy making