EIT RawMaterials moves forward in implementing Lighthouse innovation programmes

Raw Materials and Circular Societies Lighthouse Lighthouse innovation programmes (Lighthouses) are large-scale and long-term coordinated innovation initiatives that address critical and specific raw materials challenges for Europe. They are mission approaches to innovation and education challenges, directly steering EIT RawMaterials KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Community) activities towards the achievement of its strategic objectives and impact KPIs. Lighthouses will generate tangible solutions for societal challenges that have raw materials at their core. […]

5 February, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials – Club of Rome – Springtide Academy Winter Meeting

An update on Resources and Energy Transition On 7 December 2018, a joint event was held by the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, the Club of Rome, EIT RawMaterials and the Springtide Academy. At the Energy Barn in Groningen, the Netherlands, interesting speakers and students from all over the world shared their knowledge and ideas concerning raw materials, the energy transition and a sustainable future. […]

28 January, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials supports Metalshub to revolutionize the 3D printing metal powders market

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Metalshub will enable a transparent and liquid digital market for 3D printing metal powders The 3D metals printing market is divided into two major categories, filaments and metal powders. In 2017 metal powders accounted for 94.5% and filaments for 5.5% of the market shares. […]

23 January, 2019|

Give your Feedback on Health and Safety in Mining to help tailor SafeMine PhD Programme

Industry perspective is needed to develop the SafeMine PhD programme for future leaders in Health and Safety Mining Companies around the world are facing greater challenges to recruit skilled miners and mining engineers. Although safety work in the mining and tunneling industry has been very successful in the past decades, the working environment remains unique. […]

16 January, 2019|

Horizon 2020 supported start-up ColFeroX successfully graduates from EIT RawMaterials Accelerator programme

Sustainable wastewater solutions for groundwater treatment start-up ColFeroX successfully delivers a pitch validating their business idea 21 December 2018 was a big day for ColFeroX, a start-up supported by the Horizon 2020 project REGROUND. Two of the start-up founders, Dr Beate Krok and Dr Sadjad Mohammadian from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) graduated successfully from the EIT RawMaterials Accelerator – Phase 1. […]

14 January, 2019|

Timegate Instruments Ltd raises €2,6 million

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Timegate Instruments raises €2,6 million funding to foster company growth and enter the global market Timegate Instruments Ltd, the world´s leading innovator in time-gated Raman spectroscopy, has raised funding of €2,6 M for product and business development. Funding consists of stakes by venture capital investor Lifeline Ventures Fund Management Ltd, private investor Mr Hannu Turunen and Business Finland. […]

10 January, 2019|

Blockchain for sustainable development (at CES 2019)

How the Dutch blockchain start-up Circularise will help communication in value chains to eliminate the concept of waste and accelerate the shift to a circular economy Circularise, a blockchain start-up from the Netherlands supported by EIT RawMaterials, developed a unique communications protocol (from here on system) that can be applied in virtually endless range of product value chains. […]

31 December, 2018|

Meet the winners of the EIT Joint Grand Final 2018

EIT Joint Grand Final 2018 gathered the top innovative start-ups and teams from Central-Eastern and Southern Europe On 16 November 2018, the best 40 innovative start-ups and teams from Central-Eastern and Southern Europe pitched in front of international investors, corporate partners and the EIT Community’s network at the EIT Joint Grand Final in Budapest, Hungary. […]

27 December, 2018|

Idea competition: Pitch and win 600 000 SEK to realize your idea!

EIT RawMaterials and SIP STRIM are launching the annual innovation competition The competition is a unique opportunity for suppliers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the mining and metal industry to present their ideas and thereby be given the opportunity to realize them. One contest – Two winners Two winners will be selected, one by SIP STRIM and one by EIT RawMaterials. Each winner receives 600 000 SEK for the realization of their idea. […]

26 December, 2018|

Metalshub start-up celebrates its 1st anniversary revolutionising the world of metals trading

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Metalshub celebrates its 1st year of operations Metalshub is transforming the way metals and ferroalloys are bought and sold Metalshub provides a digital marketplace, where physical metals and ferroalloys are efficiently bought and sold. Exactly one year ago, on 13 December 2017 at 10:44 a.m. the first transaction took place between Cronimet and Traxys. This is an excellent occasion to review the start-up’s achievements. […]

21 December, 2018|