Innovation Hub CLC West gathers 17 partners in industry, research institutes and universities from Belgium, the Netherlands, UK, Germany and Portugal. The Innovation Hub partnership provides expertise in circular economy, recycling of complex end-of-life products and urban mining, the recovery of valuable raw materials from industrial residues and landfill mining. Substitutes such as (lightweight, composites) as well as deep exploration and mining (including sea floor) and mineral processing are the core strengths of the partnership. The Innovation Hub is located in Leuven, Belgium, on the science & technology campus of KU Leuven, the most innovative university of Europe according to Reuters (2016).

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The team

Interim General Manager 

Dr Didier Zimmermann

Business Developer 

Beant Dijkstra

Business Developer 

Dr Nicolas Menou

Education Officer

Wesley Crock

Administration and Finance Officer

Sonia Muñoz Blanc