Project NITREM promotes the conversion of nitrate in mine drainage to harmless nitrogen gas

EIT RawMaterials innovation project NITREM starts operations of the first full-scale denitrifying bioreactor for mine drainage treatment On 19 September 2018, the first litres of nitrate-laden drainage water started to flow through a denitrifying bioreactor at LKAB Kiruna iron ore mine. The bioreactor, which is the first full-scale bioreactor system for the passive removal of nitrate from mine drainage, promotes the conversion of nitrate to harmless nitrogen gas. […]

11 October, 2018|

Fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in the raw materials sector in schools

Empowering young people (15-18 years old) in Central and Eastern Europe with entrepreneurship and STEM skills. Between February – May 2018, EIT RawMaterials and Junior Achievement Europe organised four Innovation Camps across Bulgaria and Romania with the support of EIT RawMaterials partners BASF Romania, Arcelor Mittal Iasi and Veolia. […]

9 October, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials first Open Innovation Event brought together entrepreneurs and researchers to find new business opportunities. BE-Mat – Materials, Raw Materials & Circular Economy

BE-Mat 2018 – Business Event on Materials, Raw Materials & Circular Economy – Anacapri (Italy) 20-22 June 2018 BE-Mat, the first Open Innovation event jointly organized by EIT RawMaterials and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) on advanced materials, recycling and circular economy gathered more than 70 participants from 11 EU countries in the premises of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Anacapri (Italy), […]

2 August, 2018|

Announcing EIT RawMaterials Nominees for the EIT Awards 2018

On 4 October 2018 in Budapest, Hungary, the EIT’s Innovation Forum ‘INNOVEIT 2018’ will bring together entrepreneurs, representatives of higher education and research, EU, national and regional policymakers, as well as EIT graduates and other key innovation actors. The EIT Awards promote innovation and encourage entrepreneurs by putting the most innovative ventures, entrepreneurial graduates, innovation teams and women from the EIT Community in the spotlight. They create role models for change. […]

30 July, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials awarded REGROUND project restoring contaminated groundwater aquifers

REGROUND project receives an award from EIT RawMaterials at EASME “Promoting market-ready water innovations – Investors’ café”, an event dedicated to exploitation, investment and market uptake of eco-innovative solutions in water and circular economy.   On 12 June in Brussels, almost 100 attendees voted to select the project that, out of ten contestants, delivered the best business pitch in front of a panel of investors. Congratulations to the winners of the competition: […]

25 July, 2018|

EIT RawMaterials Alumni Founding Board Announced

EIT RawMaterials Alumni will draw on the diverse talent and experience within our community to give its members networking and professional development opportunities. EIT RawMaterials Alumni has taken an important next step in the appointment of the first board. The founding board members come from a diverse range of backgrounds and EIT RawMaterials activities, bringing a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to their roles. […]

18 July, 2018|