Germán Esteban Muñiz, Senior Chemical Engineer, worke d for a decade in water treatment, hydraulic infrastructures and discrete and process manufacturing before joining the European Commission in 2011. He works as Programme Officer at DG Research and Innovation at the Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) Directorate.
He has managed over €200 million in FP7 EU projects and is an active player in the Horizon 2020 Public-Private Partnerships of Factories of the Future (FoF) and Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency (SPIRE).
Under H2020, he works in the KETs at the Industrial Leadership pillar and contributes to the Societal Challenge of Climate Action, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials under the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials (EIP RM).
Mr. Esteban is also the EC contact point and responsible for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Platform, which has recently launched its Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) 2014-2020, highlighting priority areas for future development and the roadmap for AM standardization.