European Steel Technology Platform

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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Steel Technology Platform   (ESTEP)

    EU Transparency Register

    71063945715-33 First registered on 22 Apr 2011

    Goals / Remit

    The European Steel Technology Platform is one of the European Technology Platform,following the chart defined by the European Commission for 2020 ETPs, and has a wide panel of stakeholders(academia,steel industry,research centers, MS representatives,European Commission,etc).We have a living Strategic Research Agenda(SRA)and several dedicated Focus Groups for the SRA implementation. Our agenda aims at promoting a sustainable steel production and developing steel solutions in line with European societal challenges.ESTEP is an AISBL,led by the General Assembly, a Board of Directors and a Steering Group. ESTEP is also facilitating the Clean Steel Partnership(CSP), driven by the European steel industry. The CSP is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Horizon Europe. The CSP will support the EU 2050 decarbonisation strategy by developing and testing at large scale technologies that enable steel production to become climate neutral by avoiding and significantly reducing its CO2 emissions.

    Main EU files targeted

    PPP Processes for Planet (P4P)
    PPP Made in Europe
    Green Deal
    EIP Raw Materials
    KIC Raw Materials
    KIC Innoenergy
    Horizon Europe
    Innovation Fund
    SET Plan action 6


    Head Office
    Avenue Cortenbergh, 172
    Brussels B-1000
    EU Office
    Avenue Cortenbergh, 172
    Brussels B-1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 01 Apr 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Klaus PETERS 14 Sep 2019 12 Sep 2020
    Mr Klaus PETERS 07 Aug 2018 07 Aug 2019

    Complementary Information

    The ESTEP Secretariat is composed by three people (January 2023).

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    Link with EUROFER, other European technology Platforms ( ETP), National steel technology platforms and numerous associations in Brussels like Hydrogen Europe, EFFRA, EUCAR, E2BA, A.SPIRE, EMIRI, ECCS

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year


    Major funding types in closed year

    EU funding, Other, Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    Contribution EUROFER 224,000€
    Grant GREENSTEELFor Europe 15,000€
    Grant MaxH2DR 20,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant SPIRE-SAIS 11,000€
    Grant TransZeroWaste 34,800€
    Grant ReMFra 30,000€

    Other financial info

    ESTEP received funding from successful projects under Horizon Europe and CSP.
    Projects starting in 2022:
    - MaxH2DR project : total funding for ESTEP : 52 900€ (for a period of 4 years)
    - ReMFra project : total funding for ESTEP : 75 000€ (for a period of 4 years)
    - TransZerowaste project : total funding for ESTEP : 72 200€(for a period of 4 years)

    Projects starting in 2023:
    - Purescrap project : total funding for ESTEP : 87 500€ ( for a period of 3,5 years)
    - GreenHeatEAF project : total funding for ESTEP: 91 700€ (for a period of 3,5 years)
    - HyInHeat project (HEU P4P) : total funding for ESTEP : 125 400€ (for a period of 4 years)
    - FullH2Reheat (RFCS Big Ticket) : total funding for ESTEP : 62 200€ (for a period of 4,5 years)

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    High Level expert Group on energy-intensive industries#E03326# #Member #C#Civil society#Sub-group 3 - Resources and deployment #Sub-group 1 - Creation of markets for climate-neutral, circular economy #Sub-group 2 - Developing climate-neutral solutions and financing their uptake #Sherpa Group#Steel Advisory Group#X00808#PETERS, Klaus# #Member #B#Industry, Academia/Research, Professionals

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    The main lobbying activities are those of the European Technology Platforms as proposed by the European Commission, i.e. contribute to the European Research Area and define R&D work programmes and projects which can get public and private fundings, from European Commission, Member States, private companies ...
    Dr. Klaus PETERS, who is working for ESTEP, is a member of the Steel Advisory Group (SAG) representing the common interest of ESTEP/EUROFER.

  • Meetings


    2 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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