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Opening of applications to become a Member of the ETIP PV Steering Committee

Jan. 29, 2020

 

The European Technology & Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV) is inviting applications for membership of the ETIP PV Steering Committee. Nine seats are open for election.

 

About ETIP PV

The European Technology & Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics is a EC funded network of experts sharing a long-term European vision for PV, helping to ensure that Europe maintains and improves its industrial position, in order to achieve a leadership position within the global PV market.

ETIP PV has supported and will continue to support the SET Plan. It aims to raise the profile of PV and to help policymakers craft legislation and tailor research programmes to optimally support the technology.

Composition

ETIP PV members share ETIP PV’s Vision as defined in its Terms of Reference and possess a skill or experience that enables ETIP PV to pursue its Mission, also as defined herein.

The Steering Committee is ETIP PV’s permanent decision-making body. It is composed by around 30 members who participate in a personal capacity with the support from the senior management of their organization, committing to the activities of the Platform on a voluntary basis.

Anyone may stand for the Steering Committee, including representatives from civil society, NGOs, the legal profession or the financial community.

Commitment

Steering Committee members commit to attending Steering Committee meetings, which take place three or four times a year in different towns in Europe, and to preparing for these meetings. They also commit to input substantially in written form to the Committee.

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming a Member of the Steering Committee, please send us

1. Your CV

2. An outline of how you would contribute to the mission of the Platform. Describe your personal commitment and vision for the platform in a few lines.

3. A letter of support by your organization [optional but encouraged]

Applications must be sent to the ETIP PV Secretariat via email (sofia.arancon@wip-munich.de) by 1 April 2020.

Selection process

Steering Committee Members are elected for a period of two years, rounded to the nearest Steering Committee meeting.

Using the candidate’s expression of interest as the basis for selection, all expressions of interest will be evaluated against a set of criteria, including:

  1. their commitment to be members of a working group within ETIP PV;
  2. their contribution to the development of PV in Europe according to the Mission of ETIP PV
  3. balance of industry versus research profiles (priority will be given to industry profiles)
  4. gender balance

ETIP PV operates in English. Applicants shall be confident speaking and writing English.

The Selection Committee will appoint elected candidates on 5 May 2020 at the annual ETIP PV conference. All individuals who apply will be contacted directly regarding the outcome of the process.