It has been one intense and exciting year for all of us – and specially for our partners!

As the SUNRISE initiative comes to its end, we asked six members of our consortium to share their insights about these past 2 years. Watch the video to find out what they replied!

Here are the experts, in order of appearance:


  • Huub de Groot, SUNRISE coordinator and professor in Biophysical Organic Chemistry at Leiden University.
  • Carina Faber, leader of the SUNRISE roadmapping team and research fellow at UCLouvain.
  • Nicola Armaroli, leader of the SUNRISE vision team and research director at the National Research Council of Italy (CNR).
  • Joanna Kargul, head of the Laboratory of Solar Fuels at the Centre of New Technologies of the University of Warsaw.
  • Anita Schneider, communications manager at the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA).
  • Hervé Bercegol, SUNRISE deputy coordinator and physicist working for the basic science branch of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).