Below you can find press materials related to EIT RawMaterials.
Dr Karen Hanghøj, CEO and Managing Director of EIT RawMaterials, speaks on minerals in low emission societies and the approach in Europe (in Danish) at the NHO (Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise) event.
18 EIT Community innovators and entrepreneurs on Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list 2017!
Christian Olsson is a co-founder of Sustainalube, which has developed a new type of industrial lubricant that is completely water soluble and oil-free. This could revolutionise the industry and can be applied to a variety of fields. It uses glycerol as a base to create a lubricant that could replace more harmful alternatives in sectors such as the mining industry. Sustainalube was the winner of the EIT RawMaterials pitch event in Stockholm, Sweden, in February 2016.
Euromines External Newsletter – Sustainability of Mineral Resources and the Environment
We very much appreciate this year’s conference under the Slovak Presidency of the European Union show-casing achievements and challenges of the extractive sector in managing its sites and the land in a sustainable way.
Protection of the environment remains one of the key issues for the sustainable management of any mine or quarry site. Advances in technology and management techniques continuously improve the industry’s performance.
Opening Ceremony of the EIT RawMaterials – Regional Center Freiberg
On 20 October the Saxonian secretary of state of science and art, Uwe Gaul, und the rector of TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht, jointly opened the EIT RawMaterials Regional Center Freiberg. The scientific institutions in Freiberg want to promote regional networking and academic education in the raw materials sector through the local office. The project office will be lead by two professors of TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Prof. Dr. Urs Peuker, Institute Director of Partical and Processing Technology, and Prof. Jens Gutzmer, holder of the professorial chair for economic geology and petrology and director for resource technology at the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg. All the best, EIT RawMaterials Regional Center Freiberg!