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EIT RawMaterials Expert Forum – connecting experts in the field of strategic and critical raw materials for electrification

Expert Forum gathered stakeholders from the battery value chain to drive innovation in strategic and critical metals for electrification. Almost 200 stakeholders from across the battery, as well as magnet and e-drive value chains, gathered at the EIT RawMaterials workshop held in Darmstadt. The event was part of the European Battery Alliance initiative and the EIT RawMaterials Lighthouse Programme on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility. […]

12 November, 2018|

RawMaterials University Days 2018 in Italy gathered students to raise awareness of the raw materials for modern life and explore career opportunities in the raw materials sector

Raising awareness of the raw materials for modern life and exploring career opportunities in the raw materials sector. This fall, EIT RawMaterials university partners from Italy, University of Padova and the University of Milano-Bicocca, opened its doors to the second edition of the RawMaterials Univerity Day 2018. The second edition of RawMaterials University Day (RMUD) in 2018 took place over two days, on 27 and 28 September 2018, at the University of Padova in Italy. [...]

12 November, 2018|

Expert Forum: Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility

Almost 200 stakeholders from across the battery as well as magnet and e-drive value chains gathered at the EIT RawMaterials workshop held in Darmstadt. The event was part of the European Battery Alliance initiative and the EIT RawMaterials Lighthouse Program on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility. […]

30 October, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials promotes research and innovation for the Circular Economy

EIT RawMaterials has been awarded its first Horizon 2020 project CICERONE on Circular Economy EIT RawMaterials achieves its first Horizon 2020 project in Circular Economy and becomes a member of one of the four consortia selected by DG Environment supporting Green Growth and Circular Economy. Project CICERONE is a CSA (Coordinated and Support Action) that brings together program owners, research organizations, and other stakeholders to create a platform for efficient Circular Economy programming. […]

29 October, 2018|

Metalshub raises €3 million to digitise commodity trading

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Metalshub raises €3 million to revolutionise the world of metals trading On 25 September 2018, Metalshub closed a Series Seed funding round of €3 million. The round was led by Brazilian alternative asset manager Chromo Invest and Berlin-based VC Point Nine Capital with existing business angels participating. The two founders Dr Frank Jackel and Dr Sebastian Kreft continue to hold the majority in the company. […]

22 October, 2018|

Tackling sustainability risks with satellite data

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up sustainabill joins the Copernicus Incubator Programme The Copernicus Incubator Programme supports the most innovative and commercially promising business applications based on the Copernicus data and services. Using Copernicus data for remote data analysis will allow the sustainabill start-up to automatically validate supplier self-information and assess sustainability risks. […]

19 October, 2018|