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31 October, 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|

Next-generation high-end composite bicycle frames will be produced in Belgium

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up REIN4CED reveals its new Europe-based production location To meet customer demand in bringing high-end impact-resistant bicycle frames to the market, REIN4CED is setting up an automated production line. This production line will be installed in Leuven, Belgium and will deliver its patented impact-resistant frames starting late 2019. By opening this production line, REIN4CED will allow its customers – leading cycling brands – to bring back carbon frame production from Asia to Europe. […]

17 October, 2018|