Mission Innovation

  • It aims to accelerate global clean energy innovation with the following aims
    • to make clean energy affordable
    • to address climate change
    • to create green jobs and commercial opportunities
  • It includes participating countries doubling their clean energy R&D investment
  • It is required to meet economic and energy security goals in timely manner
  • India is Founding Member of the Steering Committee and also a Member of the two sub-groups: Joint research and Capacity Building and Private Sector Engagement.
  • Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under Ministry of Science & Technology is nodal agency coordinating and steering activities of Mission Innovation (MI) in India.
  • It was announced by the leaders of 20 countries that have a shared desire to accelerate global clean energy innovation during COP 21 in Paris.

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