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Media Advisory: Press conference at the opening of the SET-Plan Conference 2018

Published 19 Nov 10:10

The European Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan aims at speeding up dramatically the development and use of low‑carbon technologies. The yearly conferences of the European Union focus on the support given to groundbreaking innovations in the area of clean energy technologies as well as on the innovation policy of the energy transition inside the European Union.

This year’s SET-Plan Conference, which takes place in Vienna, takes stock of the progress reached in the implementation of key measures. Furthermore it will show how research and innovation on national and European level contribute to energy transition.

Federal Minister Norbert Hofer cordially invites media representatives to the opening press conference. 

Your interlocutors are:

  • Norbert HOFER (Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology) 
  • Wolfgang HRIBERNIK (Head of Center for Energy at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT))

The press conference takes place in a separate area; therefore participation is by prior registration only: 

Date: Tuesday 20 November 2018, 10:30 

Venue: Reed Messe Wien, Hall Schubert 3 / 1st floor, Messeplatz 1, 1020 Vienna 



More information about the event can be found on the event page. 

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