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EIT RawMaterials Start-up and SME Booster Call

For start-ups and SMEs that want to test business ideas, would like to meet key players in the raw materials sector, are looking for financial and/or non-financial support EIT RawMaterials can help you to create and develop new, innovative business ideas in the raw materials sector – covering every stage from initial ideas to business [...]

Business Idea Competition 2018

EIT RawMaterials together with EIT Health and EIT Food seek Innovators of the Future with novel ideas that can make an impact. EIT RawMaterials will help you develop your idea and turn it into a new business. You will learn how to define a business model for your idea and prepare a preliminary business plan. [...]

sustainabill, start-up supported by EIT RawMaterials, collaborates with FOND OF for more transparency in the textile supply chain

sustainabill, start-up supported by EIT RawMaterials, is the cloud-platform to make supply chains transparent and thereby enabling the responsible manufacturing of products. Just now sustainabill won over FOND OF as a lead customer in the textile industry. FOND OF revolutionizes the market for schoolbags, backpacks and bags since 2010. With the help of the sustainabill [...]

ALIM project will support commercialisation of innovative battery solutions

The current Li-ion battery market is mostly dominated by batteries where Critical Raw Materials (CRM) constitute the active materials. ALIM (Advanced Lithium-metal electrodes), a project supported by EIT RawMaterials, aims to commercialise CRM-free batteries for electrical vehicles, as well as stationary applications. To do so, the consortium will work on the processing of extra-thin, pure lithium [...]

EIT RawMaterials at PDAC 2018

On 4-7 March, EIT RawMaterials will join the annual convention of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC 2018) in Toronto. PDAC 2018 is one of the largest trade shows on exploration and mining in the world. This year, EIT RawMaterials is attending and would like to use this opportunity to network with our [...]

EIT RawMaterials partner, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), puts a spin-off for raw materials characterisation

Profound understanding of raw materials’ characteristics is essential for process and resource efficiency in the mining as well as in the recycling sector. Materials characterisation has become a powerful tool for the acquisition of quantitative data and is already applied along the entire raw materials value chain, from the exploration of new deposits to their [...]

Terrafame Group launches a new research project supported by EIT RawMaterials

On 9 January, 2018 Terrafame Group Ltd., a partner of EIT RawMaterials, announced the launch of two new research projects in 2018 funded by the European Commission, with a total budget of EUR 17 million. The projects, called SO4Control and NEMO, will continue developing the concepts resulting from project Ariel which was led by Terrafame [...]

ALINA, start-up supported by EIT RawMaterials, raises EUR 550,000 investment from angel investors

Innovative clay additive manufacturer ALINA has raised a EUR 550,000 investment from business angel syndicate, led by Messrs. Jerry Wirth and David DeRousse. The investment will fund the development of a demo plant with a production capacity of up to 40 tons per year, as well to accelerate ALINA product sales, that includes research and development [...]

New innovation project supported by EIT RawMaterials will bring better assessments of undiscovered mineral resources

Mineral Resource Assessment Platform (MAP), an innovation project supported by EIT RawMaterials and lead by Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) and its partners, will help in providing more accurate information on the locations and the amounts of undiscovered mineral resources. Having a reliable information concerning the locations and the amounts of undiscovered mineral resources is [...]

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 [...]