EIT RawMaterials opens the Request for Proposal to award a contract for strategic communications, marketing, and outreach services for the Raw Materials Academy: A Mission to Train Europe’s Next-Gen Raw Materials Workforce. The selected agency will play a pivotal role in promoting the EIT Raw Materials Academy’s learning solutions, products and services, building the brand, and amplifying awareness to strengthen industry ties aligning with the needs of the industry itself.

Services Requested

EIT Raw Materials Education Division is searching for an integrated marketing and communications agency with a strong background in the education and technology sectors, excellent storytelling and digital marketing skills, a data-driven approach, industry networking capabilities, expertise in sustainability and innovation, and possibly global outreach experience. Your creativity, innovation, and expertise will not only inspire future generations but also define the narrative of raw materials education and research in Europe and beyond. If you are ready to set new standards in strategic communications and be part of a transformative journey, we welcome your proposal.

Interested companies are requested to prepare a tender based on the procurement documents and to submit it in due form and time by the electronic means provided for this purpose via the procurement platform https://www.dtvp.de.

Important Dates

  1. Tenders shall be submitted no later than Thursday, 28. April 2024, 12:00 pm noon (CET)
  2. Tenderers are kindly asked to be ready for a possible pitch meeting during the week of 02 May 2024.
  3. Tenderers shall be bound by their tenders until 11 June 2024.

Please upload your tender documents here.

About EIT RawMaterials

EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its mission is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe by boosting competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation, new education approaches and guided entrepreneurship.

EIT RawMaterials unites more than 300 partners from more than 20 EU countries. EIT RawMaterials is a highly influential partner networking organisation that works to bring together like-minded partnerships between government, industry, academic, research and NGOs for the prime mission of connecting, and collaborating to find the most innovative strategies to build sustainable raw materials value chains – from mineral extraction to recycling – so that Europe can rebuild its production capacities of its raw materials and reduce its dependencies on imports, which until today, carry high risks that threaten the security of Europe

About RawMaterials Academy

EIT RawMaterials also invests in future generations of innovators for the raw materials sector through initiatives ranging from the education of school students to higher qualifications for industry professionals through the EIT RawMaterials Academy.

EIT RawMaterials Academy is the overarching brand of all the education activities of EIT RawMaterials. These range from innovative education projects launched via calls and run by the Innovation Community’s partners to a number of centrally operated projects. Activities across the entire ecosystem of learners – PhD students, Masters’ students, industrial partners, professionals within the raw materials sector, and wider society – foster new ways of learning and teaching by connecting academia, industry, and research organisations.