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Landfill Mining: Trends and Opportunities

On 18 and 19 October 2017, the Matchmaking event “Landfill Mining: trends and opportunities” was held in Barcelona, Spain, co-organised by EIT RawMaterials CLC South, the Council of Catalan Chambers of Commerce, Wasteresource and the Waste Agency of Catalonia. The objective of the event was to present and expand knowledge about landfill mining as a [...]

EIT Community delivering significant impact for Europe and its citizens

A new study points to substantial successes in each of the EIT's key areas The study, ‘EIT - Our Impact from 2010-2016', analysed the global and European socio-economic impact of the EIT and its Innovation Communities between 2010 and 2016. With existing reviews mostly focusing on results and efficiency, the study sets out to look [...]

Metallic Mining Hall 2017

The Metallic Mining Hall (MMH) was held in Sevilla, Spain, on 17-19 October 2017, offering an international forum for the industry related to mineral extraction and processing. The focus of MMH 2017 has been the sustainability of metals mining with regard to the technology advancements, the environmental protection and efficiency of the processes. In this [...]

ThingWave’s innovative rock bolt raises interest internationally

ThingWave, a start-up supported by EIT RawMaterials, provides solutions for real-time and online rock bolt monitoring. The ThingWave smart rock bolt, developed by researchers Jens Eliasson and Pablo Punal Pereira at the Luleå University of Technology, is expected to fully contribute to an increase in safety in mines. Mining companies around the world now show great interest in [...]

New innovation projects for DMT in the raw materials sector

DMT receives funding for further development of the awarded innovation project from EIT RawMaterials The German engineering and consulting firm DMT continues to lead the way in innovation in the raw materials sector and receives funding from EIT RawMaterials. In the coming years, DMT will engage in several projects to develop innovative technologies and services [...]

SusCritMat Winter School on Critical Raw Materials

The SusCritMat winter school is open for PhD and Master students, as well as engineers from all countries, seeking a professional training in Critical Raw Materials. The SusCritMat winter school will take place on 15-19 January 2018 in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, and will offer modules on the role of critical raw materials in the whole value chain, developed [...]

EIT RawMaterials supports Circularise start-up that uses Blockchain for circular economy

Circularise, a start-up supported by EIT RawMaterials, showed their product during the Disruptive Innovation Festival, an online open access event that asks the question: what if we could redesign everything? About Circularise Circularise web-based individual product tracking system allows producers to add unique identifiers to any product (e.g. composition product and material contents). This identifier can [...]

Graphene Composite Innovation Day

Graphene composites could reduce reliance on critical raw materials for automotive, aerospace, and energy applications. This was the message at the workshop co-hosted by EIT RawMaterials, Hub Innovation Trentino and the Graphene Flagship in Trento, Italy, on 12 October 2017. The Graphene Composite Innovation Day workshop, held at the Foundation Bruno Kessler (FBK) in Trento, [...]

EIT RawMaterials and EIT Health Business Plan Competition winners announced

EIT RawMaterials and EIT Health transferred business skills to innovative entrepreneurs through an initiative that had a special focus on Central and Eastern Europe and was marked with a 10 November award ceremony in Budapest, Hungary, to honour the winners of a Business Plan Competition 2017. "To boost Europe’s ability to innovate, we will continue [...]

EIT RawMaterials workshop at RFG 2018

EIT RawMaterials will organise a workshop 'How methodology determines what is critical' during the international conference Resources for Future Generations (RFG), in Vancouver, Canada, 16-21 June 2018. The call for abstracts is open - we will be happy to receive your contribution. Please submit your abstract until 15 January 2018 here. About MIN35: How methodology determines [...]