Innovate with Emiri

  • Hervé Bernard

    EA Deputy CEO

    and EERA chair

    “To offer or maintain sustainable life conditions for civil societies, engineers and researchers are constantly designing highly performing technologies but requiring materials fitting to extreme conditions. This is obviously the case for low carbon energy technologies where advanced materials are crucial and provide an economic opportunity for European Union industries [...] ”

  • Henrik C. Wegener

    Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

    “EMIRI is a key platform for DTU to work together with industry and other stakeholders across the value chain to support the sector of advanced materials for low carbon energy in Europe. At DTU we invest in research and technology development in advanced materials as we believe they are essential in seeking innovative solutions in view of Europe´s energy challenges and [...] ”

  • P.A.O.G. Korting

    CEO Executive Board Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN)

    “ECN strongly believes that advanced materials will play a crucial role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. Research in many of our portfolio technologies like photovoltaics is heavily based on breakthroughs in materials science. It needs to be ensured that key enabling materials get the required recognition with the European institutions to keep [...] ”

  • Roberto Morabito

    Director of Department of Sustainability

    ENEA

    “Activities on advanced materials contribute to the transition to a low carbon economy in a sustainable way. ENEA believes that by establishing joint partnership among research and industry and by using the available resources more efficiently will bring new solution. Our Institution supports EMIRI as a fundamental platform engaging industry and research. ”

  • Amaya Igartua

    EMIRI IK4 Research

    Alliance representative

    “To develop Sustainable Renewable Energy systems we need:
    • To improve and develop materials more resistant to extreme working conditions (temperatures, corrosive environment,..).
    • To predict the durability of the systems at [...] ”

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Bolt

    Member of the Board of Directors

    for Scientific Division II (Jülich)

    “Advanced materials are a key to enable breakthroughs for energy efficiency and the transformation of our energy system. EMIRI forms a strong European partnership between research institutes and industrial organizations and is helpful to get more attention by the EU compared to individual companies. EMIRI offers Jülich the opportunity to combine our key competence [...] ”

  • Marc Van den Neste

    Chief Technology Officer AGC’s Global & European Building & Industrial Division

    “AGC is a co-founder & member of EMIRI because we believe from the start that energy generation & energy efficiency challenges need cross-sectoral and integrated solutions. The glass material has a lot to offer and we stand ready to collaborate with partners & bring European research to market while fostering sustainable economic activity. ”

  • Anders Werme

    General Manager Global R&D

    Energy Market Products

    ArcelorMittal

    “At ArcelorMittal, we believe that innovative steels and steel solutions are necessary for the progress of the economy and society in Europe. The development of innovative steel solutions is needed to help Europe to have an economically competitive energy transition. Working on the European scene with different actors, as EMIRI does, reflects the presence of [...] ”

  • Marc Van Sande

    Executive Vice-President

    Energy Materials

    Umicore

    “Innovation in advanced materials is key to increase performance, reduce cost and extend lifetime of low carbon energy technologies. To accelerate innovation in that field, EMIRI advocates for the creation in EU of a market-oriented, industry-supported innovation pillar. This is why Umicore strongly supports EMIRI, an initiative, grouping industry leaders and [...] ”

  • Eric Peeters

    Vice-President Dow Corning

    Chairman EMIRI

    “Advanced Materials are a critical component of many if not all of the innovative technologies that are needed to implement the low carbon economy. EMIRI has succeeded in bringing together a critical mass of industrial, academic and research actors to form a true Energy Materials Union. Therefore Dow Corning believes that it is THE best vehicle to work in close [...] ”

  • Prof. Paolo Matteazzi

    Chair of NANOfutures EITP

    “NANOfutures core is in connecting all the actors in the nanotechnology field towards a sustainable improve of products. The energy sector is the most relevant market for nanomaterials and all the nanomaterials development are related to the energy either for production or energy: EMIRI is perfectly matching with [...] ”

  • Jacques Komornicki

    Innovation Manager CEFIC

    Secretary SusChem European

    Technology Platform

    “Moving to a low carbon energy economy and having a sizeable part of energy produced from renewable sources means not only new innovative materials and systems to produce energy in a cost effective and efficient way but also new materials and concepts for energy storage on the grid and for delocalized systems like stationary batteries, EV as storage media [...] ”

  • Fabrice Stassin

    Managing Director

    EMIRI

    “Activities on advanced materials contribute to the transition to a low carbon economy in a sustainable way. ENEA believes that by establishing joint partnership among research and industry and by using the available resources more efficiently will bring new solution. Our Institution supports EMIRI as a fundamental platform engaging industry and research. ”

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EMIRI - The Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative, set up in 2012, is driving forward research and innovation in the advanced materials for low-carbon energy applications. Innovative energy     technologies are required to cost-effectively meet Europe's energy and climate change challenges. These technologies will be enabled by the introduction of new, advanced materials.

By bringing together research, industry and trade organisations, and leveraging Europe's world-class capability in advanced materials, EMIRI aims to contribute to generating tangible growth in economic value and employment opportunities for Europe.

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