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COP25. EU climate technologies day: Accelerating global climate technology collaboration and partnership

Date: 
Thursday 12 December 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
CET

Venue: EU Pavilion

This side event will focus on proven mechanisms that foster technological collaboration and partnerships to enhance and support climate research and innovation. It will highlight exemplary projects and innovation actions resulting from clean energy technology partnerships. A number of experiences will be shared that promote North-South participation and driving clean energy transitions within wind and circular economy technologies. We will hear from panelists that will highlight the wealth of relevant climate technology information for the benefit of climate technology researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators. This information provides an opportunity and structured basis to develop collaborations (N-S/S-S/triangular) and to build upon existing technologies. Experiences will also be shared on opportunities for collaboration within clean energy transitions and on how to stimulate innovation and supports to connecting providers and seekers of green technologies.

Tentative schedule:

18.30 Introducing the structure of the event, speakers & objectives
Dr. Matt Kennedy, University College Cork, Ireland
18:35 - 18:50 Welcome by Director of Climate Technology Centre and Network
Dr. Rose Mwebaza, CTCN
18:50 - 19:00 Approaches to stimulating innovation through leveraging IP
Victor Owade, WIPO
19:00 - 19:50 Interactive session highlighting Exemplar N-S/S-S/triangular Case studies
A focus on climate technologies, North-South collaboration what the climate technology issue means for the global South, and on North-South climate tech cooperation, with a focus on the role of CTCN.
Experience sharing from Zimbabwe, NDE of Zimbabwe, Mr. Elisha Moyo
Regional request for technical assistance on circular economy, Mr. Iker Larrea from the Factor, implementer
19:50 – 20:00
Moderated Q&A
Dr. Matt Kennedy, University College Cork, Ireland