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Name:
Horizon 2020 Commission Expert Group - High-level Panel of the European Decarbonisation Pathways Initiative (EDPI) (E03459)
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Group which operates on a permanent basis
Abbreviation:
(EDPI)
Policy Area:
Other
Research and Innovation
Lead DG:
RTD - DG Research and Innovation
Type:
Informal, Temporary
Scope:
Limited
Mission:
The European Commission will extensively mobilise the means of science for supporting EU climate action towards a low-carbon future, by launching –under Horizon 2020 - a European decarbonisation pathways initiative (EDPI): a comprehensive portfolio of dedicated research and innovation actions with the aim to design and assess cost-effective decarbonisation pathways for the European economy and society. The Expert Group will steer the implementation of the EDPI, through the provision of independent strategic advice on objectives and milestones. It will consider the latest trends, developments, challenges, opportunities and prospects in relation to the transition to a low-carbon society in Europe and engange in forward-looking reflection to define a research and innovation policy framework for designing cost-effective decarbonisation pathways in accordance with the goals of the Paris Agreement and EU objectives.
Task:
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Publication in RegExp:
13 Sep 2016
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Last updated:
16 Jul 2018
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