Exploring the potential of CERN’s technologies, facilities and know-how to support an effective and impactful ecological transition

The potential of technological innovation is vast, and when it comes to limiting the impact of harmful activities on our environment – such as energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions – it holds a particular significance. In this context, innovative ideas and technologies developed at research centres like CERN represent a promising opportunity to stimulate positive environmental impact.

The identified strategic sectors and sub-domains with high potential impact and strong synergies with CERN’s technical domains of expertise are:

Some possible examples include superconducting technologies for high efficiency power distribution, cryogenics and vacuum systems  for advanced hydrogen storage, and big data analysis tools for global scale climate simulations.

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