Azelio’s CEO Jonas Eklind was Sweden’s chosen representative at the award ceremony of the Mission Innovation’s fourth annual Ministerial gathering in Vancouver on May 27th, bringing together ministers, business leaders and innovators. At the ceremony Jonas Eklind was awarded Mission Innovation Champion together with awardees, each representing a member country within Mission Innovation.
Mission Innovation was launched at the Paris Climate Conference in 2015 as a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Commission, on behalf of the European Union, seeking to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation and make clean energy widely affordable and reliable.
The awarded Mission Innovation Champions are individuals with a track record of progressing creative new ideas that can drive the pace and scale of the clean energy revolution. Innovators who are developing novel ways of making energy cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable and using it more efficiently.