MIA ONLINE 2022
19 MAY MORNING
9:00 – 11:00
Joining forces for a climate-neutral society
In her opening speech, the Federal Minister presents the major mission priorities of Austrian research, technology and innovation policy: Energy transition, circular economy and climate-neutral city. In his impulse statement, Landesrat Achleitner focuses on the energy technology lead region of Upper Austria. Theresia Vogel, Managing Director of the Climate and Energy Fund and long-standing partner of Mission Innovation Austria Week, completes the opening session with her keynote statement.
The Mission Innovation Austria Awards 2022 will be presented in four categories. For the first time, projects on the key topics of energy transition, circular economy and climate-neutral city could be submitted.
The morning session will be moderated by Christian Spanik.
9:00 – 9:30 Welcoming address
Federal Minister Leonore Gewessler
Markus Achleitner, Regional Minister for Economic Affairs of Upper Austria
Theresia Vogel, Climate and Energy Fund
9:40 – 9:55 Mission-oriented RTI strategy.
Henriette Spyra, BMK
9:55 Uhr – 10:15 Uhr MIA-Awards
Bundesministerin Leonore Gewessler
Markus Achleitner, Land Oberösterreich
Theresia Vogel, Klima- und Energiefonds
Barbara Schmidt, Oesterreichs Energie
Edeltraut Stiftinger, AWS
Klaus Pseiner, FFG
10:15 – 11:00 Energy innovations from Upper Austria
Markus Achleitner, Upper Austrian Provincial Councillor for Economic Affairs
Ulrike Rabmer-Koller, Rabmer Group
Werner Fiedl, Fronius International GmbH
Moderation Gerhard Dell, Energy Saving Association Upper Austria
11:30 – 11:50 Net Zero in industry too? We show how!
Martin Pischler, RHI Magnesita GmbH
11:50 – 12:10 “Rehearsing the energy transition – (how) is that possible?” New research designs with technology, market and people
Michael Hübner, Federal Ministry for Climate Protection
Hans Schnitzer, StadtLABOR Innovations for urban quality of life GmbH
Dara Meyer, Tyrol
12:10 – 12:30 Mission “Climate Neutral City” – Cities as Pioneers of Climate Neutrality
Volker Schaffler, BMK
Helmut Strasser, SIR-Salzburg Institute for Spatial Planning and Housing
Martin Russ, AustriaTech
12:30 – 13:00 Research, Technology and Innovation Initiative Circular Economy
Andreas Tschulik, BMK
13:00 – 14:00 Break
19 MAY AFTERNOON
14:00 – 14:15 RTI Circular Economy Initiative
René Albert, BMK
The new Austrian circular economy strategy announces initiatives along the entire life cycle of products. Instead of the hitherto linear model of “take, make and dispose”, the circular economy aims to introduce materials into the cycle again and again.
14:15 – 14:25 Circularity hubs Methodologies & Funding
Maria Wirth, alchemia-nova GmbH
14:25 – 14:35 Safe and sustainable critical materials in new energy technologies.
Birte Holst Jørgensen, Chair of the IEA Expert Group on R&D Priority Setting and Assessment, Technical University of Denmark.
14:35 – 14:45 Technology Roadmap Sustainable Plastics Solutions
Christian Mayr, Plastics Cluster, Business Upper Austria – OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH
14:45 – 15:30 Textiles in the cycle
Julia Schmitt, Institute for Integrated Quality Design, JKU Linz
Christoph Burgstaller, TCKT Transfercenter for Plastics Technology GmbH
Alexander Rinderhofer, GAW technologies GmbH
16:00 – 16:40 AI for Circularity
Robert Ginthör, CTO, Head of Data Innovation, Know Center GmbH
Georg Waltner, Senior SW Developer, Scantec
16:40 – 17:30 Closed Loops – Material Flows of the Future AI.
Thomas Nigl, MUL, winner of the Hans Roth Environmental Award
Sabrina Seebacher, PORR Environmental Technology
Harald Hauke, Altstoff Recycling Austria AG
The Mission Innovation Austria Online is the place for everyone,
who are actively shaping the transformation process of the energy system and society with the development and implementation of new technologies and solutions.