Nicholas Deliyanakis is a policy coordinator in the ‘Prosperity’ Directorate of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. He is currently coordinating the industrial aspects of the Horizon Europe Work Programmes, and developing the part on advanced manufacturing (Made in Europe). Previously, he was a Deputy Head in the strategy unit for industrial technologies and has also worked on nanotechnology policy.
Before joining the Commission, he worked on nuclear fusion at JET, the European nuclear fusion project and as a physics tutor in Oxford University. He holds a first-class degree in Physics from King’s College London and a doctorate in Engineering from Oxford University. He also has a King's College qualification in theology and is keenly interested in the societal aspects of technology.