Press Industry committee delegation on a mission to Lisbon

Press Releases | 20-05-2022 in Informação à Imprensa

A delegation of MEPs from Parliament's ITRE Committee will travel to Lisbon from 23-25 May. MEPs will attend meetings on energy, industry, research, innovation and technology.

The programme includes meetings at the Parliament, meetings with members of the government, local councillors and with social partners, and visits to innovation projects.

The delegation is led by Committee Chair Christian Buşoi (EPP, RO) and composed of MEPs Maria da Graça Carvalho (EPP, PT), Christian Ehler (EPP, DE), Seán Kelly (EPP, IE), Pernille Weiss (EPP, DK), Robert Hajsel (S&D, SK), Dan Nica (S&D, RO), Carlos Zorrinho (S&D, PT), Nicola Danti (RE, IT), Ivars Ijabs (RE, LV), Viola von Cramon-Taubadel (Greens, DE), Zdzisław Krasnodębski (ECR, PL) and Sandra Pereira (The Left, PT).


23 May

13.00: meeting with representatives of the Business Confederation of Portugal (CIP) and the Textile and Clothing Association of Portugal (ATP)
15.00: Meeting with Elvira Fortunato, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
16.30: meeting with Duarte Cordeiro, Minister for Environment and Climate Action
19.30: meeting with Carlos Moedas, Mayor of Lisbon

24 May

9.00: meetings in the Assembly of the Republic with the Committees for European Affairs; for Economy, Public Works, Planning and Housing; for Environment and Energy; for Education and Science
10.45: visit to Tagus Park
12.30: Visit to Nova SBE / Carcavelos
16.00: Visit to Champalimaud Foundation
18.00: Visit to the Electricity Museum and MAAT

25 May

8.30 am: meeting with Mário Campolargo, Secretary of State for Digitisation and Administrative Modernisation


A Parliamentary Commission may decide to make a trip to a Member State or a third country, or to participate in international conferences. The missions are carried out in the exercise of the powers conferred on the parliamentary committee concerned and a limited number of its members take part in them. Committees may also send a three-member delegation for a period not exceeding three days to agencies for which they have specific responsibilities. This page contains all the information available on the different missions.

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