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COP 21 - European Union flagship event “Research and innovation: our energy for a low-carbon future”

8 December 2015, Paris

EU research and innovation supports delivery on COP21 commitments

Τhe European Union flagship event “Research and innovation: our energy for a low-carbon future” will take place at the COP21 in Paris.
At the event distinguished speakers will highlight the critical role of research and innovation in making the transition to a low-carbon future happen.

More information on the new Research, Innovation and Competitiveness Strategy of the Energy Union there.

The speakers panel include:

  • Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission Vice-President for the Energy Union
  • Carlos Moedas Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, European Commission
  • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE)
  • Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, founding Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
  • Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics (LSE)
  • Peter Bakker, President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

The flagship event will take place on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, from 18.30 to 20.00. As of 18.00 a drink will be offered to participants.

The agenda and further information are available below.

We look forward to meeting you at COP21 in Paris!

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