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EIT RawMaterials continues to support innovation, education and entrepreneurship across Europe in 2020

European Institute of Innovation and Technology invests EUR 500 in the Knowledge and Innovation Communities EIT RawMaterials receives an investment of 81.7 million from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). This investment will drive European innovation in advanced and sustainable raw materials for Europe’s green energy transition. […]

2019-12-04T17:43:18+00:004 December, 2019|

Raw Materials University Days 2020 – Call for Applications is open!

EIT RawMaterials university partners are welcome to apply for the open call to raise awareness of the significance of raw materials in modern life Raw Materials University Days (RMUD) is a communication campaign originally launched by the European Commission (DG GROW) in the framework of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) [...]

2019-12-02T16:22:02+00:002 December, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials Innovation Community triumphs in SDG Copernicus Hackathon

Tackling Sustainable Development Goals with Earth observation data November 2019 saw G-STIC 2019 organised by our partner VITO take place in Brussels – the Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation Conference. As part of this event, Copernicus, the EU’s Earth Observation programme, organised the Sustainable Development Goals Copernicus Hackathon. […]

2019-12-03T09:53:36+00:002 December, 2019|

The fourth annual Greek Raw Materials Community Dialogue will strengthen the position of the raw materials sector in Greece

Connecting local stakeholders to foster a community dialogue on the current state in the Greek and EU raw materials sector On 11-12 December, the fourth annual Greek Raw Materials Community Dialogue will be hosted by the ΕΙΤ RawMaterias RIS Hub Greece. EIT RawMaterials Hub – Regional Center Greece, established in May [...]

2019-11-29T14:21:07+00:0029 November, 2019|

EIT RIS Hub Southern Italy will host a workshop to promote sustainable use of raw materials

Enhancing the innovation capacity of the Mediterranean region by transferring EIT Community good practise On 10-11 December in Brindisi, the two-day International Workshop on Raw Materials in Circular Economy will promote sustainable use of raw materials in Southern Italy region. The workshop is organised in the European framework of the EIT RawMaterials Hub - Regional Center [...]

2019-11-29T13:09:17+00:0029 November, 2019|

EIT Jumpstarter rewards best early-stage innovators with EUR 70 000

On 14 November 2019, in Riga, Latvia, the EIT Jumpstarter Grand Final took place as the side event of Digital Freedom Festival. In total 18 teams from 10 countries, shared their innovative solutions in healthcare, food industry and raw materials sector. The EIT Jumpstarter is a very selective, competitive programme for early-stage innovators, which was awarded [...]

2019-12-02T16:25:47+00:0029 November, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials Academy achieves record enrolment numbers for EIT-Labelled Master programmes

A record 160 students representing 44 nationalities and achieving a 66/34 gender ratio joined the EIT-Labelled programmes September 2019 saw the fourth cohort of EIT-Labelled master students join the RawMaterials Academy, with the highest ever number of students enrolling on the six EIT-Labelled Master Programmes. A record 160 students representing 44 nationalities and achieving a [...]

2019-11-25T15:27:39+00:0025 November, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials Innovation Community at the Raw Materials Week 2019

The Raw Materials Week 2019, organised by the European Commission, DG GROW, is now officially opened. Together with the EIT RawMaterials partners, we will take part in various discussions related to policy and framework, technology, knowledge base and international cooperation. […]

2019-11-22T17:10:28+00:0018 November, 2019|

Circularise — the only software company — to become the finalist in BASF and Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge

Transparency and traceability for a circular economy We are glad to announce that EIT RawMaterials Booster supported start-up and Project Partner Circularise is one of the five start-ups to be selected by BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, and Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech incubator in North America, for their Circularity Challenge, a [...]

2019-11-08T10:27:24+00:008 November, 2019|

Innovation made in Europe: Worldsensing, a new member of the EIT RawMaterials network

IoT global leader joins European Union initiative for sustainable development All across European countries, raw materials are used in transport and energy, in the construction and automotive sector, for machinery, chemicals or medical equipment, to name a few. They have a crucial role for economic growth and well-being of the [...]

2019-11-08T10:15:44+00:008 November, 2019|