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 [...]

2020-02-11T14:33:16+00:0011 February, 2020|

AMICOS innovation project for Digital Mines kicks off in Trento

Autonomous monitoring and control system for Mining Plants First AMICOS meeting was hosted in Italy by Fondazione Bruno Kessler The raw materials industrial sector is increasingly implementing innovative techniques to improve productivity from existing assets and infrastructure leveraging on continuous innovations in sensor technology, machine connectivity, robotics and Artificial Intelligence. However, the potential of digital [...]

2020-02-11T12:25:31+00:0011 February, 2020|

Set up tomorrow’s science-based business with the EIT Jumpstarter 2020

Turn your innovative idea into a budding business! Apply for the new edition of the EIT Jumpstarter 2020, one of the most well-known European pre-accelerator programmes! This year, for the very first time, candidates are able to submit their innovative ideas in six thematic categories. In addition to the raw [...]

2020-02-03T15:28:15+00:003 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 [...]

2020-01-29T13:52:57+00:0029 January, 2020|

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Metalshub grows in 2019 to EUR 100 million platform turnover

Metalshub, the digital platform for buyers and sellers of metals and ferroalloys, managed to almost fivefold its platform turnover in 2019 to reach EUR 100 million The word that perfectly describes the year 2019 for Metalshub is “growth”. The digital metal marketplace was able to grow to EUR 100 million [...]

2020-01-24T17:12:35+00:0024 January, 2020|

Accell Group shifts to automated production of carbon fiber bicycle frames from REIN4CED start-up

Accell Group announces collaboration with Leuven based innovator REIN4CED supported by EIT RawMaterials Today, on 16 January 2020, Accell Group and REIN4CED have announced their collaboration on the automated production of high-end carbon fiber bicycle frames for Accell. Mid 2020 the first hardtail mountain bikes with the new technology for Accell’s brand Ghost will be available [...]

2020-01-16T21:50:01+00:0016 January, 2020|

Circular Economy and Innovation

Boosting the transition from Linear to Circular Societies The global challenges The public debate on climate change is growing in intensity, with increasing media coverage, and dialogues spreading at different levels through the society. Among the key messages emerging from the debate, is the need for a transition to the use of renewable energies. [...]

2020-01-14T14:10:15+00:0014 January, 2020|

CERA project: a universal standard for ethics, sustainability and environmental impact

CERA certification will ensure a consistent standard of environmental, social and economic impact throughout the entire raw materials value chain Currently, at least 40 different certification schemes exist for mining activity alone, increasingly exponentially when considering the entire value chain, with some certificates specific to a single geography, process or [...]

2020-01-13T13:54:21+00:0013 January, 2020|

High school students from across three countries participate in Skills for the Future Summit

Fostering the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs in Europe 60 Students from the Cross-KIC Skills for the Future Initiative gather in Brussels to showcase their innovations in an event organised by EIT RawMaterials, in collaboration with EIT Food and EIT Climate-KIC. On 28 November 2019, 60 students and 15 teachers from Slovenia, Hungary and [...]

2020-01-31T09:32:19+00:0013 January, 2020|

Discover the latest developments in digitalisation of exploration, mining and processing of raw materials at the Expert Forum in Leoben

Sustainability starts with Europe’s resource potential Join the first Expert Forum on Digitalisation in the Raw Materials Sector! You will have a great opportunity to connect with industry stakeholders and experts actively researching, developing and employing digital solutions in exploration, mining and mineral processing. […]

2020-01-08T23:01:13+00:0026 December, 2019|