Policy instruments and incentives for the circular economy

POLICE project shares key findings on policy instruments and incentives for the circular economy The importance of the circular economy is growing due to unresolved global challenges, such as climate change and resource scarcity. As defined and shown in the report by the POLICE project, the circular economy is an [...]

2020-07-08T14:24:55+00:008 July, 2020|

Successful launch of the EIT RawMaterials Lighthouse on Sustainable Discovery and Supply

Sustainability starts with Europe’s resource potential European technology companies, researchers, RTOs and start-ups gathered to discuss how to jointly transform the European exploration-mining-processing sector as a key enabler for a green and circular economy at Levi in October 2019 and in Leoben in January 2020. […]

2020-05-11T09:21:02+00:0024 April, 2020|

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+00:0022 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+00:0021 April, 2020|

Study online with RawMaterials Academy #StayHomeAndInnovate

Strengthening the raw materials sector by educating the lifecycle of innovators EIT RawMaterials Academy offers a range of 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 [...]

2020-04-07T08:26:05+00:007 April, 2020|

Discover opportunities offered by our community #StayHomeAndInnovate

Driving and fostering innovation along the entire raw materials value chain EIT RawMaterials enables sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by driving innovation, education and entrepreneurship. Together with our partners from leading industry, research and academia, EIT RawMaterials offers a number of [...]

2020-04-06T16:11:05+00:006 April, 2020|

Grow your business with EIT RawMaterials #StayHomeAndInnovate

Empowering start-ups and entrepreneurs to drive and foster innovation in the raw materials sector EIT RawMaterials provides funding and entrepreneurship coaching to early-stage start-ups, with a focus on idea-to-market as well as early-stage start-ups with relevance for the partners (first customer). Business Creation and Acceleration activities are aimed at transforming [...]

2020-04-06T07:17:43+00:003 April, 2020|

EIT Communities launch Cross-KIC Circular Economy Calls

Cross-KIC circular action aims to strengthen collaboration across Innovation Communities for a climate-neutral Europe Circular Economy is one of the main objectives of European society right now. Moving to more circular models promises a much brighter future for the European economy. This will allow Europe to rise to the current [...]

2020-04-06T07:45:26+00:0019 March, 2020|

UNEXUP – Upscaling of UNEXMIN: An Autonomous Underwater Explorer for Flooded Mines

Commercialisation of the innovative exploration service for Europe’s flooded underground mines A consortium of eight organisations, from six different European countries, are working on the upscaling of the Horizon 2020 UNEXMIN project (2016-2019) – UNEXUP, supported by EIT RawMaterials. In UNEXMIN the objective was to develop and test the [...]

2020-03-17T14:35:08+00:0017 March, 2020|

EIT RawMaterials publishes Position Paper on digitalisation in the raw materials sector

Digital transformation for a sustainable raw materials sector The Green Deal manifests Europe’s decisive move toward a clean and green society with a neutral CO2 footprint and a zero-waste circular economy. The digitalisation of the raw materials sector along the entire value chain is vital to achieve these ambitious goals [...]

2020-03-17T08:48:24+00:0017 March, 2020|