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RawMatCop features at Raw Materials Week 2018

Earth observation for the raw materials sector Innovative decarbonising technologies, as well as resource-efficient products and goods, require a variety of materials for their functionality, many of them critical raw materials. Copernicus can be a powerful supply strengthening tool when applied to primary and secondary raw materials challenges, which EIT RawMaterials is investigating in the 4-year RawMatCop programme. […]

7 December, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials and JA Europe join forces to foster innovation-driven entrepreneurship in the raw materials sector

The EU is committed to creating 10,000 new jobs in the European raw materials sector in the short term. JA Europe and EIT RawMaterials’ partnership blends entrepreneurship and STEM education to bring innovation focusing on raw materials into the classroom in Bulgaria and Romania. Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the raw materials sector A new [...]

7 December, 2018|

10th European Innovation Summit in Brussels, EIT RawMaterials and EIT Digital join the event representing the EIT’s Knowledge Innovation Communities

Europe – A Global Leader in Science, Technology and Innovation The annual  European Innovation Summit celebrated its tenth anniversary in Brussels during the last week of November. […]

3 December, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials joins COP24 United Nations Climate Change Conference

COP24 United Nations Climate Change Conference (3-14 December 2018) will take place in Katowice, Poland under the auspices of the Paris Committee on Capacity Building (PCCB) of UNFCCC Mining Industries and the Sustainable Transformation of Towns with Circular Economy and Just Transition EIT RawMaterials will be represented by Dr Karen Hanghøj, CEO and Managing Director [...]

30 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 innovation community in key numbers

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31 October, 2018|

Expert Forum: Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility

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 Program on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility. […]

30 October, 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|