Apply now for the European Technology & Innovation platform for Photovoltaics Steering Committee


ETIP PV is a network supported by the European Commission, to bring together experts who share a long-term vision for the future of photovoltaics in Europe. Our mission is to secure Europe's stronghold in the global PV sector through strategic collaboration and innovation.

ETIP PV actively supports the SET Plan and strives to raise awareness of PV. The platform assists also policymakers in shaping legislation and research programs that best support this technology, notably by producing the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for PV (SRIA PV).

Steering Committee Composition and Commitment ETIP PV members are individuals who share ETIP PV’s vision, as outlined in its Terms of Reference and possess the skills and experience necessary to further the ETIP PV mission. The Steering Committee is ETIP PV’s permanent decision-making body. It is composed by around 30 members who participate voluntarily in a personal capacity, with the support of their respective organisations. Membership applications are open to individuals from various backgrounds, including representatives from civil society, NGOs, the legal profession or the financial community.

Steering Committee members commit to attending three or four meetings per year, held in different European locations, and actively prepare for these gatherings. They also commit to contributing substantially in written form to the Committee.

Application Process Prospective candidates are invited to submit their applications to ETIP PV secretariat at, including:

· A CV

· A brief description of how you plan to contribute to the platform’s mission, outlining your personal commitment and vision.

· Optional but encouraged: A letter of support from your organisation

Selection Criteria

Appointment to the Steering Committee is a revered honour and responsibility, lasting two years. Candidates will be evaluated based on their dedication to ETIP PV's goals, contributions to Europe's PV

sector, and commitment to maintaining a balanced representation in terms of industry and research expertise, as well as gender. Proficiency in English is required. The chosen members will be unveiled at the annual ETIP PV conference on 22 May 2024, and all applicants will receive direct communication regarding their application status. For more information about ETIP PV, please visit


Please send your application to the ETIP PV Secretariat via email ( by April 15, 2024.

About European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV)

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics provides advice on solar photovoltaic energy policy. It is an independent body recognised by the European Commission and the SET Plan Steering Group as a representative of the photovoltaic sector. Its recommendations may cover the areas of research and innovation, market development including competitiveness, education and industrial policy.