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EIT RawMaterials moves forward in implementing Lighthouse innovation programmes

Raw Materials and Circular Societies Lighthouse Lighthouse innovation programmes (Lighthouses) are large-scale and long-term coordinated innovation initiatives that address critical and specific raw materials challenges for Europe. They are mission approaches to innovation and education challenges, directly steering EIT RawMaterials KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Community) activities towards the achievement of its strategic objectives and impact KPIs. Lighthouses will generate tangible solutions for societal challenges that have raw materials at their core. […]

5 February, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials – Club of Rome – Springtide Academy Winter Meeting

An update on Resources and Energy Transition On 7 December 2018, a joint event was held by the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, the Club of Rome, EIT RawMaterials and the Springtide Academy. At the Energy Barn in Groningen, the Netherlands, interesting speakers and students from all over the world shared their knowledge and ideas concerning raw materials, the energy transition and a sustainable future. […]

28 January, 2019|

EIT RawMaterials supports Metalshub to revolutionize the 3D printing metal powders market

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Metalshub will enable a transparent and liquid digital market for 3D printing metal powders The 3D metals printing market is divided into two major categories, filaments and metal powders. In 2017 metal powders accounted for 94.5% and filaments for 5.5% of the market shares. […]

23 January, 2019|

Give your Feedback on Health and Safety in Mining to help tailor SafeMine PhD Programme

Industry perspective is needed to develop the SafeMine PhD programme for future leaders in Health and Safety Mining Companies around the world are facing greater challenges to recruit skilled miners and mining engineers. Although safety work in the mining and tunneling industry has been very successful in the past decades, the working environment remains unique. […]

16 January, 2019|

Horizon 2020 supported start-up ColFeroX successfully graduates from EIT RawMaterials Accelerator programme

Sustainable wastewater solutions for groundwater treatment start-up ColFeroX successfully delivers a pitch validating their business idea 21 December 2018 was a big day for ColFeroX, a start-up supported by the Horizon 2020 project REGROUND. Two of the start-up founders, Dr Beate Krok and Dr Sadjad Mohammadian from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) graduated successfully from the EIT RawMaterials Accelerator – Phase 1. […]

14 January, 2019|

Timegate Instruments Ltd raises €2,6 million

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up Timegate Instruments raises €2,6 million funding to foster company growth and enter the global market Timegate Instruments Ltd, the world´s leading innovator in time-gated Raman spectroscopy, has raised funding of €2,6 M for product and business development. Funding consists of stakes by venture capital investor Lifeline Ventures Fund Management Ltd, private investor Mr Hannu Turunen and Business Finland. […]

10 January, 2019|