CommentVisions: Which technology innovations will meet the world’s energy challenge?

A reply to CommentVision query by Valentina Bosetti, ICARUS principal investigator

Workshop: R&D Portfolio Analysis Tools and Methodologies

December 02-03, 2010 – JGCRI Portfolio Workshop Joint DOE Lab Offices, Suite 930, Large Conference Room 901 D Street S.W. – Washington, D.C. 20024 — “R&D Portfolio Analysis Tools and Methodologies” The primary objectives of this two-day workshop were: (1) to improve coordination between the disparate research on different elements of energy technology portfolio analysis […]

Nuclear web survey launched

The ICARUS Nuclear Survey was launched on November, 4th, 2010. The expert elicitation survey involves top European experts and aims at better understanding the current status and future prospects of nuclear research, development, and demonstration at the European and global level. This information will help draft a set of precise and comprehensive recommendations on future […]

19-20 May 2011: International Workshop on “Innovation in energy technologies: what can we learn from patent data?”

The workshop is an opportunity for researchers coming from different backgrounds to present cutting edge research on themes related to the empirical analysis of drivers of innovation using patent data with a specific attention to clean energy technologies. Researchers will present their latest research in a formal workshop setting on May 19th, 2011. On the following morning, May 20th, those interested will have a chance to take part in a brainstorming session devoted to identifying future avenues of research and coordinating research efforts.

7-8 April 2011: International Workshop on “RD&D Needs to Enhance the Role of Nuclear Energy In Meeting Climate and Energy Challenges”

The objective of the Workshop is to present the main results of an expert elicitation survey on the role of research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) in addressing the major problems of nuclear fission. After a presentation of the survey results, participants will discuss both areas of agreement and areas of disagreement, in an effort to understand where there is consensus and where the most important disputes and uncertainties lie.

Internal kick-off meeting

The ICARUS project was presented to the research staff of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei on January 20th. Valentina Bosetti, principal investigator, presented the project’s main objectives and the research team that will take part in the project. She described the general rationale behind the Empirical Analysis phase and the Experts’ Elicitation phase. Elena Verdolini presented […]