07 February, 2013 | (01 hr)
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The European Commission’s Joint Research Center Director General, Dominique Ristori, joins us to discuss some of the latest initiatives within Europe 2020 Strategy "A resource-efficient Europe".
- The Clean Power for Transport (CPT) Package. An initiative aimed at ensuring the build-up of infrastructure for electricity, hydrogen and natural gas, a key part of the overall decarbonisation efforts of the Common Transport Policy.
- EU 2020 Industrial Policy and the potential for the development of eco-industries.
- The European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) as major initiative for swift and large scale deployment of technologies with a low-carbon footprint in the European energy system.
- Competitiveness and innovation
Vladimir Šucha has been appointed deputy director general of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in July 2012. He had previously spent 6 years in the position of director for culture and media in the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission....Full Bio
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