ETIP Bioenergy - SABS Newsletter 2 | May 2017     

In recent months, ETIP Bioenergy has been actively involved in the definition of the strategic targets and priorities for the SET Plan Action 8 ‘Renewable Fuels and Bioenergy’. It will play a major role during the elaboration process of the implementation plans. Find here a short summary on the status of the SET Plan implementation, the past contribution of the platform, the platform's activities in the upcoming months, and your possibilities to participate.

New members join the Steering Committee of ETIP Bioenergy

The ETIP Bioenergy is glad to welcome ten new Steering Committee members that represent important European industrial and research organisations.

The new members are:

Michael Persson
Danish Bioenergy Association DI Energi, Denmark

René Venendaal
BTG World, The Netherlands

Oliver Lüdtke
Verbio, Germany

Björn Fredriksson Möller
E.ON, Sweden

Gloria Gaupmann
Clariant, Germany
Mika Aho
ST1 Nordic Oy, Finland

Per Stefenson
Stena, Sweden

Anders Folkesson
Scania, Sweden

Francisco Gírio
National Laboratory of Energy and Geology, Portugal

Nour Amrani
Novozymes, Denmark

With these new representatives, the Steering Committee now consists of 30 members. The strong support and the active engagement of all ETIP Bioenergy members reinforces the role of the platform to represent the unbiased, united, and consolidated view of the biofuels and bioenergy industry in Europe.


EERA High Level Political Event 2017
Cooperation in European Energy Research & Innovation: Reality and Expectations.
Brussels, 3rd May 2017, 18:15 – 20:00, Renaissance Brussels Hotel.
Ingvar Landälv, Chair ETIP Bioenergy, will join the panel discussion

Bioenergy – from Research to Market Deployment in a European context
Joint Seminar ERA-NET Bioenergy, BESTF3, ETIP Bioenergy and EERA in conjunction with the European Biomass Conference.
Stockholm, 14th June 2017

Fostering Bioeconomy in the Danube Region
Trieste, Italy, 19th May 2017

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ETIP Bioenergy is a wide and open forum, therefore stakeholders are welcome from all parties involved with the development of sustainable bioenergy: agricultural & forest products producers and common interest groups, industry and industry associations, research and technology organisations, academia, governmental bodies, civil society, the general public.

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This newsletter is produced on behalf of the ETIP Bioenergy by the ETIP Bioenergy-SABS project team, funded under Horizon 2020. The broad aim of ETIP Bioenergy-SABS is to enhance communications and networking among Advanced Bioenergy Stakeholders from research, industry, government, NGOs, feedstocks production, end use and related areas in all European countries.
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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727509

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