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1 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT Establishing Industrial Leadership of EU in Advanced Materials for low-carbon energy & energy efficiency technologies EMIRI – Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative Dr Fabrice Stassin - Managing Director

2 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT Competitiveness Security of Supply - Decrease EU’s energy dependence - Help balance trade: single European energy market Sustainability - Fight climate change - Limit environmental degradation Energy Policy - Cut Europe’s energy bill - Create growth & jobs - Boost R&D where EU can become a global leader 4 EU faces strong energy challenges and has ambitious goals and priorities 2

3 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT 3 Reducing CO2 emissions relies upon innovations in energy technologies (efficiency, energy harvesting & storage) 3 In a business-as-usual scenario, the power sector would account for ~ 30% of GHG emissions

4 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT Clean energy relies upon material-enabled innovations in energy harvesting, storage, efficiency Advanced Materials “enabling” energy technologies 4

5 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT Producers and users of Advanced Materials for Energy contribute to solving European challenges  Societal challenge of cheaper, cleaner, accessible Energy  Economic challenge of reaching 20% of GDP through Manufacturing  Establishing leadership in Key Enabling Technologies such as Advanced Materials  EU R&I Program Horizon 2020 to contribute to EU economic activity through Innovation (from the lab to the market) 5

6 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT Advanced Materials for Energy have a bright future Europe needs to defend & secure a strong position 6

7 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT 7  End-markets of energy applications using Advanced Materials are strongly developing outside of EU (Asia is rapidly developing its green energy production capacities)  Advanced Materials manufacturing for innovative products has been / is being established outside EU (Asia is rapidly moving up value chains)  Advanced Materials innovation is steadily following manufacturing (EU does the basic research & others further develop, manufacture, commercialize) But EU is facing strong & growing global competition in Advanced Materials for Energy 7

8 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT 8  EMIRI is an industry driven grouping of over 60 organizations (established in 2012)  With a balance of industry players, research organizations, associations  Across Europe & across Energy Technologies,  Aiming to be a key player in defining & implementing a policy for Advanced Materials  To promote a strong and vibrant sector of Advanced Materials for low carbon energy & energy efficiency & restore Industrial Leadership  Inspired by the SET Plan & its Materials Roadmap  Focusing on manufacturing & bringing to the market Advanced Materials solutions to contribute to tackling Energy & Economic challenges of EU EMIRI in a nutshell … 8

9 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT EMIRI … 7 Members in Spain It is now important in 2015 to stimulate Industry 2 99

10 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT EMIRI in 3 key numbers And more > 4 billion € ~ 400 million € ~ researchers Sales of Adv. Mat. for Energy Investment in R&I on Adv. Mat. for Energy Available for R&I on Adv. Mat. for Energy

11 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT Research & Innovation across Europe  Advocate for EMIRI-endorsed topics of interest for the EU Industry of Advanced Materials for Energy and ensure these topics benefit from sufficient public attention in calls for research & innovation (H2020, Eureka-Euroggia+, …) - Focus from TRL 3/4 to 8/9 (from lab to industrial scale-up) - Create TRL trajectories and address innovation risks - Improve & reinforce public private interactions EMIRI Strategy Pillar #1 Research & Innovation across Europe 11

12 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT EMIRI positions itself as key representative for producers & users of Adv. Materials for Energy 12 1.Focus on Advanced Materials 2.Across multiple energy technologies 3.From the lab to the market 4.Strong industrial presence 5.Complementary to other actors

13 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT EMIRI aims at influencing the full innovation cycle with a clear focus in TRL range 4 to Focus on Advanced Materials 2.Across multiple energy technologies 3.From the lab to the market 4.Strong industrial presence 5.Complementary to other actors 13

14 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT What is EMIRI busy with at present time? 14  12 Orientations (Innovation Tracks) defined by EMIRI’s 5 Technology WGs (100+ potential contributors) across our member base of more than 60 organizations  Now building the business rationale (describing market, value chain & EU players, SWOT, … )  Now elaborating detailed “call topics” (20 – 25) To be disseminated to EU, MS, Regions, Industry & Research Sectors, …

15 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT 15 At least 12 “orientations” (innovation tracks) defined by Industry & Research Sectors for H2020 Under development & detailing Challenge-oriented In line with industrial realities & needs - TRL >=4

16 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT European Value Chain Development  Establish “Advanced Materials for Low Carbon Energy & Energy Efficiency” as a recognized viable economic sector in EU  Be a key catalyst in (re)building low carbon energy & energy efficiency value chains in EU (involving various Funding Schemes)  Facilitate and develop competitive manufacturing of Adv. Mat. in EU (TRL 6 – 9) through funding / financing of pilot projects  Work for increased levels of funding attention to “European” Advanced Materials in demo / market introduction programs of low carbon energy & energy efficiency EMIRI Strategy Pillar #2 European Value Chain Development 16

17 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT End-market Development in Europe  Ensure the recognition of the critical enabling role that Advanced Materials play in making low- carbon energy & energy efficiency technologies competitive with conventional energy technologies (“flagging” as a KET)  Support market introduction and deployment of low carbon energy technologies (energy harvesting & storage, efficiency, …)  Advocate for green / public procurement of end- products containing Advanced Materials for low carbon energy & energy efficiency technologies EMIRI Strategy Pillar #3 End-market Development in Europe 17

18 E NERGY M ATERIALS I NDUSTRIAL R ESEARCH I NITIATIVE Bridging the Innovation Gap EMIRI in a nutshell – Meeting October 31st LEITAT By joining & interacting within EMIRI, your organization will … 18  Participate in a proactive, constructive and motivated network of leading organizations (industry & research)  Develop powerful relationships with potential research program partners for future collaborative R&I activities  Make an impact on and help guide public policy makers’ long-term priorities in advanced materials for low-carbon energy & energy efficiency Find out the complete list of members and more at And more


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