EIT RawMaterials opens Request for Proposal for the support with outreach activities.

EIT RawMaterials Outreach Strategy

EIT RawMaterials Outreach Strategy focuses on building the knowledge and awareness of EIT RawMaterials among policy makers and decision makers at local, national, EU and international level. The overarching objective is to consistently contribute to the long-term financial sustainability of EIT RawMaterials.

Medium- and long-term objectives:

  • Become a service provider in the area of raw and advanced materials in line with the Strategic Innovation Agenda.
  • Harness the financial and nominative opportunities offered by the Multi Annual Financial Framework and the Recovery and Resilience Facility.
  • Contribute as key stakeholders to the main EU Policy initiatives in the field of raw materials under the framework of the EU Green Deal and the EU Critical Raw Materials Act, while ensuring that raw materials feature prominently in yearly Commission Work Programmes and relevant legislation.
  • Expand membership and assuring, in the long period, that EIT RM feature prominently in the next Multi-annual Financial Framework.

In line with EIT RawMaterials strategy, the service provider should deliver on the following priorities:

  1. Strategically supporting in positioning EIT RawMaterials within the framework of the EU Critical Raw Materials Act towards the EC, the European Parliament and the EU Council.
  2. Strategically supporting the positioning of EIT RawMaterials in the framework of the raw and advanced materials dimension within Horizon Europe and towards the EC Commission services.
  3. Provide support to the EIT RawMaterials Start-ups ecosystems across Europe and provide synergies with the European Innovation Agenda.

Please follow the link below for more details on the Request for Proposal for EIT RawMaterials Outreach Support Activities and the application process.

Key Dates

  • 15.12.2022: RfP available and advertised
  • 30.12.2022: Proposals due
  • By January 2023: Award by EIT RawMaterials & Commencement of work and esp. kick-off meeting

EIT RawMaterials

EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest and strongest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its mission is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe by boosting competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation, new education approaches and guided entrepreneurship.

EIT RawMaterials unites more than 120 partners – academic and research institutions as well as businesses – from more than 20 EU countries. Together we collaborate on finding new, innovative solutions to secure the supply of the raw materials and improve the sector all along the value chain – from extraction to processing, from recycling to reuse.

Please follow the link below for more details on the Request for Proposal for EIT RawMaterials Outreach Support Activities and the application process.