Commissioner Moedas talks science, industry and entrepreneurship at EU Industry Day and launches EIC Horizon Prize on Innovative Batteries

On 22 and 23 February, the European Commission (EC) hosted the second edition of the EU Industry Day forum. EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, delivered a speech in which he described the innovative changes in industry and society as resembling the propeller of a plane ‘’with three strong blades: the first is Science; the second is Start-Ups; and the third is Industry’’.

He also announced the launch of the EIC Horizon Prize on Innovative Batteries for e-Vehicles, with an award of €10 million for whoever manages to crack the challenge of developing a safe and sustainable battery for electric vehicles. Up to the task? Click here for more information.

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