MADRID, 22 Sep. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Gobierno de España has announced this Thursday that it will join the global initiative ‘Mission Innovation 2.0’ with the objective of strengthening its alliances at the international level and advancing toward the decarbonization of the economy and the benefit of sustainability.
In this context, it will be the Ministry of Science and Innovation that will lead the Spanish participation in this initiative, in which it will work in coordination with other departments and institutions of the Government, such as the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Strategy, responsible for the energy policy in Spain.
The Minister of Science and Innovation, Diana Morant, has recalled that some climatic challenges “solo pueden adborarse de manera efectiva y accelerarse a través de la cooperation internacional”. However, he defended that ‘Mission Innovation’ played “a fundamental role before coordinating the work of Spain with other countries and advancing energy transition”.
“We are convinced that the contribution of our country to this initiative will be important, because we are one of the leading countries in innovation in renewable energies and we are fully committed to the ecological and energetic transition”, he highlighted.
In a press release, Ciencia has explained that the ‘Innovation Mission’ is a global initiative in which 23 countries from all over the world participate together with the European Commission, which has the objective of catalyzing action and investment in research, development and demonstration para hacer que la energía limpia sea accessible, attractive y accesible para todos en esta decada. These actions will accelerate the progress towards the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the paths towards climate neutrality in 2050.
With the participation in Mission Innovation 2.0, Spain will be able to share knowledge with other members cooperating in areas where they have activity outside of the entire value chain and in this way accelerate the climate and energy transition in a more profitable way. no sería posible sin las sinergias que ofrece la cooperación internacional.
In concrete, Spain has subscribed to the joint declaration published in the Ministerial Conference of May 2021 on the launch of Mission Innovation 2.0, which solidifies even more the commitments of its members in the framework of the Agreement of Paris. Initially, I participated in the Missions of Green Powered Future and Clean Hydrogen
The inclusion of Spain in the Innovation Mission has been announced in the framework of the Global Clean Energy Action Forum, which will be held in Pittsburgh from September 21 to 23, 2022. This event, which is the convocation of the 13th Clean Energy Ministerial and the 7th Mission Innovation, with the participation of the Secretary General of Innovation, Teresa Riesgo.