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EIT RawMaterials new innovation project ReLieVe will develop an innovative closed-loop process for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, responding to the strong growth of the market in the coming years

Growing market for electric vehicles will create a massive recycling need Innovation Theme: Recycling, Circular Economy Lighthouse: Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility The EIT RawMaterials new innovation project ReLieVe (Recycling Li-ion batteries for electric Vehicle), developed by EIT RawMaterials industry partners Eramet, BASF and SUEZ, will receive funding of €4.7 million. […]

13 September, 2019|

Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility, Present and Submit your idea!

Innovation in electrification and lightweight design enabling green energy transition EIT RawMaterials Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility. Electrification & Lightweight Design will take place on 7-9 October 2019 in Turin, Italy. The goal of the event is to trigger cross-value chain interaction and strategic alliances among European stakeholders that drive innovation in these sectors. Sustainable raw materials and advanced materials are key enablers for a successful Mobility Transition. […]

27 August, 2019|

Fairphone produces fundamentally different, sustainable smartphones

Producing long life, easily reparable and environmentally friendly smartphones It’s widely reported that the modern mobile phone has far more computing power in it than the Apollo spacecraft that took man to the moon, and the power and complexity of mobile devices grow each year. […]

21 August, 2019|

RawMatCop Academy building skills and Earth Observation related expertise through Copernicus

Copernicus for Raw Materials, discover the potential! The 2019 edition of the RawMatCop Academy, the flagship series of short courses delivered by the RawMatCop Programme, took place on 17-20 June 2019 in Bologna, Italy. The RawMatCop Academy provides targeted training on the use of Earth Observation for the extractive sector. The course covers topics within the mining life-cycle and explores various sensors and technologies. […]

15 August, 2019|

Innovation project ECO COM’BAT opens up new approach to enhance sustainability of high-voltage batteries

Ecological Composites for High-Efficient Li-Ion Batteries Electromobility sets challenging requirements for new high-performance batteries – cruising range, life span, safety, or charging times, to mention only a few. An intrinsic challenge is the resource need for a growing number of big car batteries. […]

5 August, 2019|

Successful inauguration of the REIN4CED carbon frame production facility in Belgium

Automated production facility will enable REIN4CED to supply unbreakable carbon frames to leading cycling brands starting late 2019 Four days before the Brussels ‘Grand Départ’ of the 2019 Tour de France, REIN4CED revolutionized the cycling industry. EIT RawMaterials supported start-up REIN4CED inaugurated its innovation-centric bicycle frame production facility in Leuven, Belgium. […]

16 July, 2019|