SEATA Holdings Pty Ltd

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No longer registered as of 22 Feb 2024 - Registration as it was on 21 Feb 2023
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Lobbying Costs

25,000€ - 49,999€

Financial year: Jul 2021 - Jun 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.2 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


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  • Info

    SEATA Holdings Pty Ltd   (SEATA Group)

    EU Transparency Register

    657143349163-40 First registered on 20 Feb 2023

    Goals / Remit

    SEATA aims to assist in de-carbonisation of our planet through renewable energy transition (including hydrogen and biomethane) and carbon dioxide REMOVAL (CDR) using currently wasted carbon-based resources, at industrial scale in an economically viable and environmentally regenerative fashion. We see a future where biomass resources of all types are sustainably utilised to fuel our everyday lives, while enhancing the environment and agriculture - forever.

    Main EU files targeted

    1) EU Green Deal - climate neutral by 2050

    2) EU Climate Plan 2030 - 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 1990 levels; objective to be the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.

    3) EU Hydrogen Policy - renewable hydrogen for decarbonisation, recovery and competitiveness

    4) EU Hydrogen ambition/goal - produce 10 million tonnes and import 10 million tonnes of renewable hydrogen in the EU by 2030

    5) EU Renewable Energy Directive - 32% renewable energy in the EU by 2030 (% of total energy consumption).

    6) EU Rules on Fertilising Products (Regulation 2019/1009)

    7) EU (proposed) Certification of carbon removals – EU rules (under development)


    Head Office
    Suite 1, Level 1 160 Pacific Highway
    EU Office
    Suite 1, Level 1 160 Pacific Highway


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    SEATA is a technology developer currently at field demonstration pilot scale deployment (TRL 5-6, expected to accelerate to 7-8 following successful field demonstration). It is currently self-funded, with no paid employees (including directors) to date. Paid employees are expected to start during commencement of demonstration field trials at our Australian R&D facility. SEATA sent two of its directors to Europe in Feb 2023 to increase awareness of our technology, including approaching the European Commission for an information meeting regarding our emerging technology.

    Person in charge of EU relations

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    Person with legal responsibility

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  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    New H2 - Hunter Hydrogen Technology Cluster:; active member.

    Member organisations

    Australia and New Zealand Biochar Industry Group (ANZBIG): ; foundation member, active including board representation.

    SEATA Holdings Pty Ltd (parent company associated with the patented IP) is affiliated with SEATA Operations Pty Ltd, established to provide a platform for commercialisation of the technology.

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jul 2021 - Jun 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Other financial info

    Estimated costs associated with two SEATA directors attending Europe information tour (including Bio360 CO=onference in France) during Feburary 2023, including meeting with representatives of the European Commission in Brussels.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    1) New H2 (Hunter Hydrogen Technology Cluster) - Hunter Region NSW Australia - active member (

    2) ANZBIG - Active member (including board representative) of the Australia New Zealand Biochar Industry Group (ANZBIG) which undertakes multiple communication activities, most recently providing an ANZBIG exhibition pavillon at the Bio360 conference in France (Feb 2023), actively promoting carbon removal for climate action, renewable energy and agricultural soil regeneration for food and energy security. Development of world first biochar industry roadmap to 2030 aiming to help carbon dioxide removal at scale with significant co-benefits for industry, people and the environment.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 21 Feb 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of a project to develop renewable hydrogen from biomass resources, coupled to CCS (Bio360)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      • Ruud Kempener (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Feb 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Hydrogen/Biomethane
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      • Ruud Kempener (Cabinet member)
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