Successful inauguration of 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|

EIT RawMaterials Alumni attend the Raw Materials Summit 2019 in Berlin

Connecting Innovation in the Raw Materials Sector The Raw Materials Summit 2019, the flagship event organised by EIT RawMaterials, took place on 20-22 May 2019 in Berlin, Germany. The RM Summit 2019 included keynotes by prominent speakers from the raw materials sector, representatives of the EU Commission, entrepreneurs and start-up investors, as well as Venture Forum and a series of parallel sessions on the latest innovation and technology trends in [...]

16 July, 2019|

Innovation made in Europe: leading entrepreneurs and innovators nominated for EIT Awards

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) presents the 19 nominees competing in the EIT Awards 2019. Top innovators from the EIT Community are making their mark across Europe, delivering innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing our society. The EIT Awards ceremony will be held in Budapest on 15 October 2019 during the EIT’s annual Innovation Forum, INNOVEIT. The nominees represent the most promising graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators in Europe. [...]

9 July, 2019|

Global Stakeholders Launch the Rare Earth Industry Association

Bringing state-of-the-art research to rare-earth element industry The Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) is pleased to announce its formation, as a new global association for rare-earth industry stakeholders. The association was launched with the support of EIT RawMaterials, worlds’ largest knowledge and innovation community in the raw materials sector, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the EU. […]

4 July, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials and JA Europe announce the winner of the Circular Economy Award 2019

Congratulations to the Finnish start-up Cuitu on winning the EIT RawMaterials Circular Economy award at the JA Europe Enterprise Challenge 2019 in Oslo! Cuitu is a start-up created by students aged from 19 to 30 who have participated in the JA Start Up Programme, a year-long programme during which students gain real experience of the world of business […]

27 June, 2019|

The Briefcase of mineral applications

Learning the uses of minerals through non-conventional teaching tools with Briefcase project The Briefcase project brings the opportunity to learn more about minerals through hands-on experience. The specific target audience will be primary schools which include from 6 to 14-year-old students and their teachers. The project is orientated for Wider Society Learning (WSL) and aims to raise students’ knowledge of mining activities and mineral applications. […]

20 June, 2019|