Located in Metz in the East of France at the border to Germany, Luxembourg, and Belgium, and in the heart of the ‘European Valley of Materials’, Innovation Hub Central incorporates organisations from France, Germany, Switzerland and Portugal. The Innovation Hub fosters innovation, business creation and higher and lifelong education in the raw materials sector – all along the value chain. Its main focus is on resource processing, substitution and recycling of raw materials in order to boost sustainable growth and competitiveness in this sector facing future challenges.

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The team

Michel Vanavermaete

Director Innovation Hub Central and West

Phuong Dai Nestler

Marketing and Financial Officer

Daniela Böckmann

Administrative and Accounting Assistant

Carolin Hendrys

Business Development Manager

Dr Maria Encina Lopez

Business Development Manager

Nora Groth

Business Development Manager