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Jacques Philippe

Jacques Philippe

EMIRI Managing Director / Advanced Materials 2030 Initiative Coordinator

Chemical Engineer graduated from UCLouvain, Belgium, Philippe Jacques joined Solvay in 1988 in Brussels, Belgium, and moved to various Intellectual Property, R&D management and senior leadership roles.

Since 2018, he is seconded as Managing Director of the Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI) Association based in Brussels, to address the innovationā€related challenges ahead of the industry of advanced materials for clean and sustainable energy & mobility.

Philippe Jacques is also coordinating the Advanced Materials Initiative (AMI2030), which is contributing to the setting up of a co-programmed European Partnership under Horizon Europe on innovative advanced materials.

EMIRI represents about 60 organisations (industry, research, and associations) active in advanced materials for clean energy & clean mobility technologies. The association contributes to industrial leadership of developers, producers and users of advanced materials for clean energy & clean mobility by shaping an appropriate innovation, manufacturing / industrial and energy policy framework at the European level.