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Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative designed to accelerate the pace of innovation and make clean energy widely affordable. Led by the public sector, it aims to mobilise both public and private sector efforts. MI also provides a platform to support collaborations among members and facilitate engagement with business, industry and investors, so as to attract more private funding into innovative clean energy research. India has taken a leading role in all mission innovation activities.

MI was launched in November 2015 at the initiative of the United States, India and France. (Know more) It now comprises twenty-two economies and the European Union, collectively accounting for more than 80 percent of the world’s total public financing of clean energy research and development (R&D). (Member Countries)

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Inaugural MI Ministerial meeting in San Francisco, US on, June 2, 2016 –ministers from all Mission Innovation partners released their respective governments’ plans to double clean energy research and development funding over five years. (Know more) It was also agreed that to begin with seven innovation challenges can be taken up . The Innovation Challenges were developed through a collaborative process between MI members. Engagement in an Innovation Challenge is entirely voluntary and is built around a coalition of interested MI members. With sufficient interest from MI members, new Innovation Challenges could be launched in the future.

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February 2018

International Conference on Sustainable Biofuel 2018

To provide a platform to Government policy makers, investors, industry and research community to exchange experiences and challenges related to development and scaling up of advanced biofuels.

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