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Raw materials demand for wind and solar PV technologies in the transition towards a climate-neutral Europe

Raw materials are essential to securing a transition to green energy technologies and for achieving the goals outlined in the European Green Deal To meet the future energy demand through renewables, the power sector will face a massive deployment of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies. As a result, the [...]

2020-04-23T07:19:31+02:0022 April, 2020|

EIT RawMaterials Community response in building up resilience and contributing to the economic recovery post-COVID-19

Securing a sustainable supply of raw materials and advanced materials – for Europe’s green future and competitiveness The current COVID-19 pandemic has already by now caused profound effects at the global macroeconomic scale. In the automotive sector, for example, car manufacturers have announced a stop of production during the last weeks and just now [...]

2020-05-25T12:14:47+02:0021 April, 2020|

EIT RawMaterials Community develops Europe’s innovation capacity in the raw materials sector, technology and talent

EIT RawMaterials Innovation Community is currently solving cross value chain challenges of raw materials at global level Raw materials have been, are and will continue to be the bedrock of the global economy. There is a complex value chain here, starting with the exploration, mining, processing and production of raw [...]

2020-03-09T14:47:10+02:009 March, 2020|

Join the Raw Materials Summit 2020!

The Global Innovation and Technology Conference in the Raw Materials Sector Early bird registration is open! Metals, minerals and advanced materials are vital for the EU economy and are the key enablers for the clean energy transition and future mobility. The sustainable management of natural resources and the shift to [...]

2020-04-02T14:54:42+02:0011 February, 2020|

EIT RawMaterials publishes Position Paper supporting the European Green Deal with a focus on raw materials and advanced materials to secure Europe’s industrial leadership and sustainable future

Raw materials are vital for the EU economy, the green transition and a sustainable future The EU Green Deal was adopted on 11 December 2019. It includes a package of legislative and policy initiatives towards 2050 climate neutrality and increasing climate ambition for 2030. European policies will be framed by [...]

2020-05-07T15:14:50+02:0029 January, 2020|

EIT RawMaterials new innovation project ReLieVe will develop an innovative closed-loop process for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, responding to the strong growth of the market in the coming years

Growing market for electric vehicles will create a massive recycling need Innovation Theme: Recycling, Circular Economy Lighthouse: Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility The EIT RawMaterials new innovation project ReLieVe (Recycling Li-ion batteries for electric Vehicle), developed by EIT RawMaterials industry partners Eramet, BASF and SUEZ, will receive funding of €4.7 million. […]

2019-09-13T14:14:49+02:0013 September, 2019|

Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility, Present and Submit your idea!

Innovation in electrification and lightweight design enabling green energy transition EIT RawMaterials Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility. Electrification & Lightweight Design will take place on 7-9 October 2019 in Turin, Italy. The goal of the event is to trigger cross-value chain interaction and strategic alliances among European stakeholders that drive innovation in these sectors. [...]

2019-09-03T20:17:37+02:0027 August, 2019|

Innovation project ECO COM’BAT opens up new approach to enhance sustainability of high-voltage batteries

Ecological Composites for High-Efficient Li-Ion Batteries Electromobility sets challenging requirements for new high-performance batteries – cruising range, life span, safety, or charging times, to mention only a few. An intrinsic challenge is the resource need for a growing number of big car batteries. […]

2019-08-05T15:20:44+02:005 August, 2019|

The European Commission has released the Strategic Plan on Batteries to support the clean energy transition in Europe

Green energy transition in Europe The European Commission has identified batteries as a strategic value chain. The EU must step up investment and innovation capacity strengthening the European industrial competitiveness by policy strategy, building a globally integrated, sustainable and competitive base. Batteries maintain to be a topic of high interest of the European Commission and [...]

2019-06-24T09:52:09+02:0016 April, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials contribution to the European Battery Alliance. Sustainable Materials as Key Enablers for Future Mobility

EIT RawMaterials is one of the key actors in the European Battery Alliance (EBA). Together with some of our partners, we are actively involved in the industry stakeholder consultation process coordinated by EIT InnoEnergy as well as in consulting the European Commission in its Strategic Action Plan for Batteries. As our society moves towards a New Energy [...]

2019-06-24T09:52:12+02:0017 July, 2018|