European Technology and Innovation Platform Bioenergy

9th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting

20-21 November 2019

Boulevard du Roi Albert II, 5, B-1210 Brussels

The 9th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting (SPM) of the European Technology and Innovation Platform will be held from 20-21 November 2019 in Brussels. In three thematic sessions during the first day, innovations in the fields of renewable fuels and bioenergy, opportunities and challenges with respect to broadening the biomass feedstock base in Europe as well as the future role of ETIP Bioenergy and options how you can get involved in the platform will be discussed with the audience.

The second day takes a bird´s eye view on the contribution of advanced renewable transport fuels to the decarbonisation of transport in 2030 and beyond, technological options, implementation barriers, and financial instruments.

The Stakeholder Plenary Meeting provides a forum for political representatives, research institutes, and companies from the bioenergy sector to discuss jointly about the future of biofuels and bioenergy in Europe.

Registration to the SPM is free of charge; however, places are limited by the capacity of the venue. Please inform us at your earliest convenience via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you subsequently need to cancel your registration.


Participants of the 9th SPM are kindly invited to attend the workshop of the H2020 project ADVANCEFUEL as well as the BESTF3 Final Forum that will be held subsequently to the SPM on 21 November. Both events will take place at the same venue as the SPM. Please follow the links below for registration and further information:





Day 1 – 20 November 2019

Registration & coffee

09:30 – 10:30

SPM opening by EC and SC Chair

What’s new in technology?

Value chains for renewable fuels, biofuels and bioenergy

10:30 – 12:30

Lunch and networking

12:30 – 13:30

Broadening the biomass feedstock base in Europe

Opportunities and challenges

13:30 – 15:30


15:30 – 16:00

Getting involved – ETIP Bioenergy, a platform for its stakeholders

Interactive breakout sessions on biomass availability, conversion technologies, markets and end use, and policy and sustainability

 16:00 – 17:30

Results from the breakout sessions – Rapporteurs

17:30 – 18:00

Reception & get together

Participants of BESTF3 & ADVANCEFUEL are invited to join the reception

18:00 – 20:00


 Day 2 – 21 November 2019

Registration & coffee

08:30 – 09:00

The fast way forward

Bird´s eye view of the role of biofuels, technological options, implementation barriers and financing opportunities

09:00 – 10:20

Closing remarks – Patrik Klintbom, Chair SC

10:20 – 10:30

Coffee break & registration BESTF3 & ADVANCEFUEL workshops

10:30 – 11:00

1st parallel sessions BESTF3 & ADVANCEFUEL workshops

11:00 – 12:30


12:30 – 13:30

2nd parallel sessions BESTF3 & ADVANCEFUEL workshops

13:30 – 15:00