2023 Prize Winner

Marko Janhunen

Congratulations to the Giuliano Grassi Prize 2023 Winner:

Marko Janhunen

Director, Public Affairs, UPM

Experienced Public Affairs and Corporate Communications director with a demonstrated history of managing complex projects on several continents. Special focus in European Union issues in climate & energy, transport decarbonisation and trade policies. Alumni of Helsinki University, College of Europe and Helsinki School of Economics. Chair of the Advanced Biofuels Coalition and member of the Steering Group of Hydrogen Cluster Finland.

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Previous Winner

Schermata 2023-03-28 alle 16.04.16


René Venendaal

CEO BTG Biomass Technology Group b.v.,The Netherlands


The Giuliano Grassi Excellence in Biomass Industrial Deployment Prize is named in honour of Mr. Giuliano Grassi who contributed his lifetime in the market deployment of biomass and the creation of the European Biomass Industry Association (EUBIA). It is an International Award to honour scientific, technical, or managerial merit in the market deployment of biomass industrial processes, attained over a long period of continuous achievements.


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