The session addressed to the countries and organizations interested in applying Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place on Monday, 3 May at the margins of UN STI Forum 2021.
On March 2021, Ukraine joined a pilot programme on SDGs to support countries in developing roadmaps to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals through science, technology and innovation. Ukraine’s participation in such UN programme will help the nation develop a complete national policy that promotes science, technology and innovation.
Greece is setting its sight to a sustainable future that also leads to increased prosperity and greater social cohesion. Building on stakeholder consultations and extensive research following the POINT (Projecting Opportunities for INdustrial Transitions) methodology of the JRC, the review explores some of the policy pathways that Greece might take as it moves from a dependence on fossil fuels to an economy that makes greater use of renewable sources of energy and exploits many of the opportunities that are arising in the production and use of batteries in the realms of transport and mobility, agriculture, shipping and defence.
The Commission has announced the winners of a new EU-funded initiative for interregional partnerships in four areas: coronavirus-related innovative solutions, circular economy in health, sustainable and digital tourism, and hydrogen technologies in carbon–intensive regions.