the technology collaboration programme supports the work of independent, international groups of experts that enable governments and industries from around the world to lead programmes and projects on a wide range of energy technologies and related issues. the experts in these collaborations work to advance the research, development and commercialisation of energy technologies. the scope and strategy of each collaboration is in keeping with the iea shared goals of energy security, environmental protection and economic growth, as well as engagement worldwide.
the breadth of the analytical expertise in the technology collaboration programme is a unique asset to the global transition to a cleaner energy future.
these collaborations involve over 6 000 experts worldwide who represent nearly 300 public and private organisations located in 55 countries, including many from iea association countries such as china, india and brazil.