Update Georgia’s Technology Needs Assessment and Development of a Technology Road Maps for Prioritized Technologies

 

      On September 20, 2022, Sustainable Development Center "Remissia" organized an online meeting of the Coordination Group about the project " Update Georgia’s Technology Needs Assessment and Development of a Technology Road Maps for Prioritized Technologies”

Meeting participants:

  • Sustainable Development Center "Remissia"

  • Ministry of Economy and sustainable Development of Georgia

  • Ministry of Regional Development and infrastructure of Georgia

  • Ministry of Finance of Georgia

  • Ministry of Environmental protection and agriculture of Georgia

  • National Bank of Georgia

  • NDC Partnership

 

     Aim of the project: to support Georgia's long-term sustainable development goals and commitments, encourage green business growth, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure transformational changes in the economy.

Meeting Summary:

   Ana Sikharulidze, Director of the Sustainable Development Centre "Remissia", discussed 12 priority technologies selected within the framework of the project.

Most discussed topics were the following technologies:

• Bio-diesel production and supply

• Battery power vehicles (electric vehicles) and relevant infrastructure (development of charging stations)

• Electric heat pump of water (heat pumps for electricity-powered water pumps one of the highest energy-efficient systems of heating and cooling, which is new technology for Georgia)

• Development of the public transport

  Technologies were selected from the following sectors: Energy, Buildings, Agriculture and Transport.

Meeting discussed finding possible partners and organizations for the fulfilment of the above-mentioned priority technologies selected within the framework of the project.

Upcoming meetings were planned as well