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EUBCE 2021 - BIO: Kyriakos MANIATIS

Kyriakos MANIATIS

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Bioeconomy Advances in China

Bioeconomy Advances in China

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Kyriakos MANIATIS

Former European Commission, DG Energy,EUBCE Industry Coordinator

Biography

Kyriakos Maniatis, PhD. worked under various functions in the Directorate General for Energy of the European Commission (DG ENER) from 1988 up to his retirement in April 2020. Kyriakos managed the DG ENER demonstration component under the various Framework Programs of the Commission specialising in advanced biofuels in the 7th Framework Programme and Horizon 2020. He regularly contributed to the legislative actions of the Commission regarding bioenergy and to the European Technology Innovation Platform - Bioenergy of the EU Strategic Energy Technology Plan. Kyriakos led the Commission's standardisation initiatives for liquid and gaseous biofuels as well as algae with CEN. In this role Kyriakos undertook several initiatives in close coordination with the industry for the market deployment of advanced biofuels, including setting up the European Biofuels FlightPath in Aviation in 2011 and the Alternative Renewable Transport Fuels Forum (ART Fuels Forum) in 2017.

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