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|

EIT RawMaterials partners launch European MSc in Geomatics

Geomatics programme aims to educate future leaders and innovators in Mineral Resource Management The rising global demand for raw materials necessitates the extraction of mineral resources in harder-to-access areas of the geosphere. Simultaneously, the highest levels of safety and environmental and social regulations need to be fulfilled, as well as the optimisation of natural resource use though recovery maximisation. […]

17 June, 2019|

BroadBit installs and qualifies a novel green cathode production process

BroadBit develops revolutionary new batteries to power the future green economy BroadBit Batteries has installed and qualified a new cathode pilot production process that is exceptionally low cost and environmentally friendly. The pilot process can produce a constant thickness of cathodes over one meter in length. Uniquely, it does not use slurries, heating ovens, complex ventilation or any of the traditional high cost and energy-intensive manufacturing steps used in the traditional lithium-ion cathode manufacturing process. [...]

14 June, 2019|

EIT-Label Student Board kicks off an inspiring meeting

Label Student Board meeting in Berlin brought together the newly elected Board members and kicked-off two key upcoming initiatives EIT RawMaterials EIT-Labelled Master programmes, a segment of the EIT RawMaterials Academy portfolio, offer six unique Master programmes that enable students the opportunity to study at several centres of excellence throughout Europe. […]

27 May, 2019|