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Expert Meeting on European Potentials in Lithium

The Central Colocation Center (Metz, France) of EIT RawMaterials organised a workshop on competitiveness in the Lithium Industry, 11-12 October 2017 in Würzburg, Germany, together with Core Partner Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC. The event attracted roughly 100 participants from across the value chain; one half of them were non-EIT RawMaterials members. The panel [...]

Outotec co-hosted a geometallurgy short course in Belgium

Participants practice collecting and analysing geometallurgical data Outotec is a core partner of EIT RawMaterials, the largest consortium of the raw materials sector worldwide. As part of Outotec's participation in the consortium, we co-hosted a one-week geometallurgy short course at the University of Liege in Belgium in the beginning of October 2017. The course was [...]

Rockathon Mining Challenge Interview with the Winning Team from SPECTRAL Industries

Laser guidance helps miners ‘see’ through rock The winner of the first Rockathon, organised by EIT RawMaterials and its partner Sandvik, was the team from SPECTRAL Industries. SPECTRAL Industries develops a system that uses laser guidance to help mining engineers “see” into rock and make precision cuts. Rockathon, a co-creation and open innovation event, took place [...]

EIT interim evaluation report published

EIT a model for European innovation: Commission Report The European Commission proclaimed the European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) to be an effective, coherent and high-impact means of supporting innovation in a Mid-term Evaluation Report of the EIT published on 19 October. “The EIT has successfully supported innovation in Europe via entrepreneurship, support to [...]

RM@Schools: Wider Society Learning project in raw materials

The Raw MatTERS Ambassadors at Schools (RM@Schools), an active learning project, has achieved success and recognition by involving experts from EIT RawMaterials to engage students in experiments, and efforts to disseminate the results of those experiments. RM@Schools is a KAVA project, lead by CNR, Italy, which sees 10-19-year-old students conduct experiments with Raw-Materials-related hands-on educational [...]

EIT RawMaterials supports Pendula’s app to digitise recycling

Waste collection is outdated. Daily recycling operations, such as requesting a pickup, are still largely organised via fax and phone. This lack of digitisation results in inefficient collections, outdated processes and inaccurate data – all of which is limiting the growth of the circular economy. Hamburg based start-up Pendula, aims to change this with the [...]

First Raw Materials University Day held in Tallinn

Organised by Tallinn University of Technology and the Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry, scholars from secondary schools all over Estonia were welcomed to MEKTORY, the innovation and business centre at Tallinn University of Technology, for the first Raw Materials University Day, on 19 September 2017. MEKTORY is a networking environment where businesses, students, professors, schoolchildren [...]

Rockathon Mining Challenge

And the winner is: Spectral Industries Rockathon, a co-creation and open innovation event, was arranged by Sandvik in cooperation with EIT RawMaterials consortium, which is initiated by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) and funded by the European Commission, on September 5 in Tampere, Finland. During Rockathon, technology and software development companies, as [...]

Congratulations on the EIT Venture Award 2017 nomination!

Solvita Kostjukova, ALINA, and Bert Bult, Purified Metal Company have been nominated on the EIT Venture Award 2017 nomination! Learn More about EIT Awards 2017

Cross_Kic activities

Great Resonance to Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary. Transfer of business skills to innovative entrepreneurs from Central and Eastern Europe successfully organised by EIT RawMaterials, EIT Health and EIT Food. Learn More