Accell Group shifts to automated production of carbon fiber bicycle frames from REIN4CED start-up

Accell Group announces collaboration with Leuven based innovator REIN4CED supported by EIT RawMaterials Today, on 16 January 2020, Accell Group and REIN4CED have announced their collaboration on the automated production of high-end carbon fiber bicycle frames for Accell. Mid 2020 the first hardtail mountain bikes with the new technology for Accell’s brand Ghost will be available in Germany, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Czech. REIN4CED set up a brand new automated manufacturing facility in Belgium. [...]

16 January, 2020|

Circular Economy and Innovation

Boosting the transition from Linear to Circular Societies The global challenges The public debate on climate change is growing in intensity, with increasing media coverage, and dialogues spreading at different levels through the society. Among the key messages emerging from the debate, is the need for a transition to the use of renewable energies. […]

14 January, 2020|

CERA project: a universal standard for ethics, sustainability and environmental impact

CERA certification will ensure a consistent standard of environmental, social and economic impact throughout the entire raw materials value chain Currently, at least 40 different certification schemes exist for mining activity alone, increasingly exponentially when considering the entire value chain, with some certificates specific to a single geography, process or humanitarian concern, and others to a single mineral. […]

13 January, 2020|

High school students from across three countries participate in Skills for the Future Summit

Fostering the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs in Europe 60 Students from the Cross-KIC Skills for the Future Initiative gather in Brussels to showcase their innovations in an event organised by EIT RawMaterials, in collaboration with EIT Food and EIT Climate-KIC. On 28 November 2019, 60 students and 15 teachers from Slovenia, Hungary and southern Italy convened in Brussels for the inaugural Skills for the Future Summit. […]

13 January, 2020|

Discover the latest developments in digitalisation of exploration, mining and processing of raw materials at the Expert Forum in Leoben

Sustainability starts with Europe’s resource potential Join the first Expert Forum on Digitalisation in the Raw Materials Sector! You will have a great opportunity to connect with industry stakeholders and experts actively researching, developing and employing digital solutions in exploration, mining and mineral processing. […]

26 December, 2019|

The EIT Regional Innovation Scheme Report highlights the EIT Community achievements in strengthening the innovation ecosystem in Europe

Sharing knowledge, best practices and innovative technologies to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe Innovation has a prominent role in Europe’s efforts to tackle major societal and environmental challenges. The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and the EIT Communities are working towards this objective by accelerating innovation and supporting the creation of conditions where innovation is more likely to thrive and generate breakthroughs. [...]

18 December, 2019|