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New cooperation agreement with the Netherlands - with royal blessings

At a festive dinner with the Dutch king and queen, the director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, and Jérôme Dangerman of the Kiemt Foundation have sealed a cooperation agreement for future research on energy issues and decarbonisation. The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, Lilianne Ploumen had invited a handpicked number of guests from politics and enterprises to the exclusive dinner in Leipzig, among them the prime minister of Saxony, Stanislaw Tillich.
New cooperation agreement with the Netherlands - with royal blessings

Photo: Dutch Embassy (Michael Bomke, Agentur www.offenblen.de)

Schellnhuber was seated at the table of king Willem-Alexander, among the subjects of conversation were renewable energies. On the sideline of the event, three cooperation agreements were signed - of which one was between the Potsdam Institute and the Dutch Kiemt Foundation. The foundation sees itself as an innovation network for enterprises, scientific institutions and authorities in the area of energy technology. It is planned to organize workshops and conferences to bring together different stakeholders as well as joint research on sustainable development.

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