George Sakellaris

Title: Bioenergy perspectives in the prism of the Bioeconomy frame

Biography

Dr. Sakellaris is a Biochemist having a PhD in Biotechnology. He is the scientific Director of the Biotech company Biocon Ltd. based in Prague Czech Republic and a consultant at the University of South Bohemia, responsible for the Bioeconomy course. In the past he was Research Director at the National Greek Research Foundation in Greece and the Academy of Sciences in Czech Republic. His domain of expertise is Bioeconomy and Bio-Based Economy, particularly working on bioenergy and biofuels domains. He has been appointed in ad hoc positions as an expert (European Parliament, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the International Council of Biotechnology Associations (ICBA), the Public Research and Regulation Initiative (PRRI), the EU-US Task Force on Biotechnology and the CoP on Bioeconomy Education. He has been invited as lecturer in International Institutions. (Qatar Foundation, Charles University). He is a member in multiple advisory committees and expert groups, within the European Commission. Dr. Sakellaris has been the coordinator in more than 25 Research Projects and consortia. Author of more than 60 scientific papers and book chapters. Invited lecturer in more than 200 international events worldwide.

Research Interest

Bioeconomy, Sustainability Education

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