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Mission Innovation (MI) Ministerial Held at Malmo, Sweden

The third edition of the Mission Innovation Ministerial Meet was held in Malmo, Sweden.
Mission Innovation (MI) Ministerial Held at Malmo, Sweden
  • Ministers and delegates from around 23 countries participated in the meeting.
  • The Indian delegation was led by the Union Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan.
  • The Minister and other delegates participated in several discussions with business leaders, clean energy innovators and policy makers to discuss plans, progress, country highlights etc.
  • Mission innovation countries launched Mission Innovation Champions Programme to felicitate clean energy innovators.
  • At the Solutions Summit, the MI 2020 Solutions booklet was launched.
  • It showcased over fifty cutting-edge breakthroughs emerging from MI members investments ranging from blockchain technologies to the world’s first commercial passenger electric boat. 
  • A World Economic Forum White paper on public-private cooperation was also released.
  • A workshop on Smart Grid was inaugurated by Dr Harsh Vardhan at Copenhagen.
  • He also chaired public-private round table on Strategies on Decarbonisation through innovations in Smart Grids.
  • India announced its plan of hosting MI clean energy material workshop in November 2018.

Mission Innovation (MI) Ministerial Held at Malmo, Sweden Mission Innovation (MI) Ministerial Held at Malmo, Sweden Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on May 26, 2018 Rating: 5

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