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President von der Leyen’s speech on the necessity of clean technology innovation

At the COP26 in Glasgow, President Ursula von der Leyen made a speech yesterday on accelerating clean technology innovation and deployment.

Yesterday at the COP26 in Glasgow, President von der Leyen declared that the fight against climate change has to be lead by innovation. Therefore, the Horizon Europe programme will devote at least 35% of its budget to climate objectives through new Horizon Missions launched last months, like 100 climate neutral cities by 2030 and Mission Innovation.

President von der Leyen also presented the EU-Catalyst Programme in partnership with Bill Gates and the European Investment Bank, worth USD 1 billion, that will finance industries’ progress through innovation and newest climate technologies.

Speech by President von der Leyen on accelerating clean technology innovation and deployment in Glasgow


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