EIT RawMaterials partner consortia will enable the creation of new European networks, innovation and entrepreneurial activity across the entire raw materials value chain. EIT RawMaterials will support the most promising and effective solutions, which will lead to an increase in resource efficiency, a reduction of environmental impacts and increased security of supply of materials that serve societal needs. This will strengthen the European industrial competitiveness and contribute to increased employment and growth.

EIT RawMaterials has defined four impact areas that reflect strategic EU raw materials aims and focus on different perspectives. The impact areas are defined as follows: