Climate KIC:Innovate for Low Carbon Prosperity and Climate Resilience<br />May 2011<br />Daniel Zimmer<br />
Raison d’être<br /> Need to anticipate and prevent<br />Climate change through adaptation and mitigation<br />Tensions resulting from fossile energy reduced availability<br /> Need to develop <br />Climate Resilient economies and societies<br />Smarter energy systems<br />Low carbon production systems<br />Measurement and verification tools<br />
Climate KICAn Integrated Strategy for Climate Change Innovation<br />Water<br />Management and adaptation<br />Climate<br />Assessment and drivers<br />Cities -<br />Resilient and low Carbon<br />Production<br />Zero Carbon systems<br />3<br />Source: IPCC AR4 WGII<br />
Specific challenges<br />Emerging market(s)<br />New value chains to be identified & developed<br />Needs & opportunities depend from public regulation and policies<br />
Approach<br />The KIC :<br />- Brings together the stakeholders of the knowledge triangle <br />Research<br />Education<br />Innovation<br />- Integrates activities within its 4 pillars:<br />Innovation<br />Pathfinder<br />Education<br />Entrepreneurship<br />- Attempts to move toward open innovation<br />Business<br />5<br />
The 4 pillars<br />Climate-KIC Innovations<br /> …creates promising new collaborations and pioneers new value-chain configurations.<br />Climate-KIC Education<br /> …attractsanddevelopsfutureclimateentrepreneursandchangeagents.<br /> …builds platforms to connect and support the wider climate entrepreneurship community.<br />Climate-KIC Entrepreneurship<br /> … creates new pathways to low-carbon prosperity by fostering the conditions for ongoing innovation.<br />Climate-KIC Pathfinder<br />6<br />
Assessing Climate Change and Managing its Drivers<br />Carbon Lab monitoring and verification<br />Carbon Lab: Provide reliable tools for the quantification of greenhouse gases emissions (GHG) and associated technological and financial solutions<br />Thales Alénia Space, CDC-Climat, PIK, Noveltis, CEA, CNRS, UVSQ, Aria-Technologies, Numtech, Bayer, INRA, Alterra WUR, EDF, TNO<br />Extreme Events and Energy Providers (E3P)<br />Develop and disseminate state-of-the-art diagnostic and prognostic tools (Risk management tools) on extreme climate events relevant for energy providers<br />CEA, CNRS, UVSQ Météo-France, Imperial College, Alterra WUR, PIK, TU Berlin, KlimaCampus Hamburg, EDF, GDF-SUEZ, Aria Technologies, CLIMPACT, Numtech, TUM<br />Climate Knowledge for Adaptation<br />Investigate the business opportunities, analyse the market products and scope future activities<br />All CLCs, EDF, GDF-SUEZ, Bayer, DHV, Future Water<br />Innovation for climate monitoring<br />Analysis of the potential in Europe for the development of an integrated climate monitoring innovation program<br />TU Delft, KNMI, IPSL,CEA, UVSQ, CNRS, Imperial College, Thales Alénia Space <br />In blue: Pathfinder projects<br />
Transitioning to resilient low carbon cities<br />EURBANLABS initiative<br />Build a network of Living Labs available close to the various CLCs that would facilitate the sharing of knowledge and offer opportunities to business partners<br />Imperial College, Arup, BT, EDF, Advancity, UVSQ, Province of Utrecht, Univ Utrecht, Deltares, TNO, Eon (NL), TU-Delft (NL)<br />Smart Urban Adapt<br />Develop an integrated assessment tool of the cities’ vulnerability that would be used as a decision support tool for local authorities on adaptation of their cities<br />Imperial College,BASF, SAP, EDF, Suez-Environment ,Advancity, UVSQ<br />Sustainable buildings<br />Showcase innovative approaches in « neighbourhood demonstrators » and create an European expert group to play advisory role and identify innovation gaps<br />Imperial College, TU-Berlin, GFZ, Institute for Sustainability, SAP, GASAG, Solar Valley, Watergy GmbH, EDF, IBM, Arup, TUM<br />Smart grid Enabled City Optimized Mobility<br />Aggregate knowledge from CLCs in a common tool on smart service provision managing data from power producers, consumers and technological enablers<br />Imperial College,Qinetic, West Midlands, Institute for Sustainability, Hessen, Fraunhofer Institute, TUM, Advancity, UVSQ, CEA, CNRS <br />
Adaptive Water Management<br />Smart Urban Water<br />Develop network of pilot platforms for data and tool sharing that would help SMEs or utilities to develop innovative services<br />TU Delft, Alterra WUR, Deltares, IBM Netherlands, Suez Env, Imperial College, Emilia Romagna, Utrecht Province, UVSQ, Advancity<br />AgWaterUse<br />Improve water efficiency through water management tools, new tolerant crop development and increase of waste water reuse<br />INRA, Bayer, AgroParisTech, Alterra WUR, CEA, Ecole des Mines (FR), EEWRC, Jülich, GFZ, Météo-France, PIK, SAP, Suez Env, Univ de Valencia, TUM<br />Flood and drought risk management<br />Review priority issues from business partners (preparedness, modelling, sensors, insurance…) on both droughts and floods<br />Deltares, ETH (to be completed)<br />Integrated water management<br />Prepare white paper<br />WUR<br />
Low Carbon Production Systems<br />ABIER: Advancing Innovation on Biorenewables<br />Create an European network of testing facilities available to SMEs and develop new value chains for biorenewables<br />TU Delft, Deltares, Alterra WUR, Imperial College, INRA, AgroParistech, RICs, DSM, Bayer, Cisco<br />Smart Energy Systems<br />Integrate climate and weather predictions in the design and functioning of smart grids and analyse impacts on performances<br />EDF, EON, BP, Sainsbury’s , Imperial College, MinesParisTech, CEA, CNRS, TU Berlin, Bayer, Solarvalley<br />Innovative Carbon Capture and Reuse Technologies<br />Facilitate the benchmarking of various CCR methods and creating an European network of testing facilities<br />TU Delft, TNO, RIC Lower Silesia, MinesParisTech , TU Darmstadt, West Midlands, Hessen, C.Hungary, GFZ<br />
Climate – KIC Radar<br />MARKET<br />Climate<br /><ul><li>Where are our research activities / strengths?</li></ul>Zero-Carbon<br />Production<br /><ul><li>What are innovation needs?
How do we get there? What are synergies? </li></ul>Cities<br />Water<br />BASIC<br />RESEARCH<br /><ul><li>What are the barriers?
The Radar is still at a concept level and will be developed if and in the way Partners like it
Such a tool could give important inputs to the climate innovation agenda beyond the KIC</li></ul>14<br />