Kateryna Vorobiova

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Europe promotes the concept of a Circular Economy via intCEB internationalisation project

Europe is promoting the concept of a Circular Economy Carbon footprints of urban transition: Tracking Circular Economy promotions in Guiyang, China The intCEB research project is an internationalisation project supported by EIT RawMaterials that aims to foster best practice exchanges between China and Europe on a Circular Economy, running between April 2017 and April 2018. Experiences of various projects run by the partners in the project have been exchanged. […]

16 November, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials Expert Forum – connecting experts in the field of strategic and critical raw materials for electrification

Expert Forum gathered stakeholders from the battery value chain to drive innovation in strategic and critical metals for electrification. Almost 200 stakeholders from across the battery, as well as magnet and e-drive value chains, gathered at the EIT RawMaterials workshop held in Darmstadt. The event was part of the European Battery Alliance initiative and the EIT RawMaterials Lighthouse Programme on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility. […]

12 November, 2018|

RawMaterials University Days 2018 in Italy gathered students to raise awareness of the raw materials for modern life and explore career opportunities in the raw materials sector

Raising awareness of the raw materials for modern life and exploring career opportunities in the raw materials sector. This fall, EIT RawMaterials university partners from Italy, University of Padova and the University of Milano-Bicocca, opened its doors to the second edition of the RawMaterials Univerity Day 2018. The second edition of RawMaterials University Day (RMUD) [...]

12 November, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials promotes research and innovation for the Circular Economy

EIT RawMaterials has been awarded its first Horizon 2020 project CICERONE on Circular Economy EIT RawMaterials achieves its first Horizon 2020 project in Circular Economy and becomes a member of one of the four consortia selected by DG Environment supporting Green Growth and Circular Economy. Project CICERONE is a CSA (Coordinated and Support Action) that brings together program owners, research organizations, and other stakeholders to create a platform for efficient Circular Economy programming. […]

29 October, 2018|

Metalshub raises €3 million to digitise commodity trading

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Metalshub raises €3 million to revolutionise the world of metals trading On 25 September 2018, Metalshub closed a Series Seed funding round of €3 million. The round was led by Brazilian alternative asset manager Chromo Invest and Berlin-based VC Point Nine Capital with existing business angels participating. The two founders Dr Frank Jackel and Dr Sebastian Kreft continue to hold the majority in the company. […]

22 October, 2018|

Tackling sustainability risks with satellite data

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up sustainabill joins the Copernicus Incubator Programme The Copernicus Incubator Programme supports the most innovative and commercially promising business applications based on the Copernicus data and services. Using Copernicus data for remote data analysis will allow the sustainabill start-up to automatically validate supplier self-information and assess sustainability risks. […]

19 October, 2018|

Next-generation high-end composite bicycle frames will be produced in Belgium

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up REIN4CED reveals its new Europe-based production location To meet customer demand in bringing high-end impact-resistant bicycle frames to the market, REIN4CED is setting up an automated production line. This production line will be installed in Leuven, Belgium and will deliver its patented impact-resistant frames starting late 2019. By opening this production line, REIN4CED will allow its customers – leading cycling brands – to bring back carbon frame production from Asia to Europe. […]

17 October, 2018|

FREECATS project offers state-of-the-art service supporting the development of Critical Raw Materials-Free catalysts

Cleantech project on waste-water decontamination Sustainability is a leading vocation, and opportunity for the modern industries and many efforts are being directed to developing technologies with limited environmental impact and free of Critical Raw Materials (CRMs). The research necessary to implement such new technologies is sometimes quite demanding for the small-medium enterprises and big companies alike. […]

12 October, 2018|

Project NITREM promotes the conversion of nitrate in mine drainage to harmless nitrogen gas

EIT RawMaterials innovation project NITREM starts operations of the first full-scale denitrifying bioreactor for mine drainage treatment On 19 September 2018, the first litres of nitrate-laden drainage water started to flow through a denitrifying bioreactor at LKAB Kiruna iron ore mine. The bioreactor, which is the first full-scale bioreactor system for the passive removal of nitrate from mine drainage, promotes the conversion of nitrate to harmless nitrogen gas. […]

11 October, 2018|

Fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in the raw materials sector in schools

Empowering young people (15-18 years old) in Central and Eastern Europe with entrepreneurship and STEM skills. Between February – May 2018, EIT RawMaterials and Junior Achievement Europe organised four Innovation Camps across Bulgaria and Romania with the support of EIT RawMaterials partners BASF Romania, Arcelor Mittal Iasi and Veolia. […]

9 October, 2018|