Innovation and the Energy Union

The objective of the event, organised by the Jacques Delors Institute (a think-tank based in Paris and Berlin), the Okrestra Chair (an university chair based in Bilbao) and the European Commission is to analyse the situation of innovation in energy in the framework of the Energy Union.

It is designed to dissiminate ideas new to the ‘Brussels Bubble’ on the role of innovation for the Energy Union, with a view of feeding the debate on:

  • the implementation of the European Commission’s Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation communication and
  • the implementation 2nd State of the Energy Union’s proposal to create a ‘Clean Energy Industrial Competitiveness Forum’ where innovation while be a key focus as the driver of competitiveness.