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13
Nov

Call for experts

Preparation of the 2020 Raw Materials Criticality Assessment The SCRREEN project has been mandated by the European Commission to conduct a survey in order to identify the most relevant experts who will be invited by the European Commission to contribute to the criticality assessment by the end of this year. We are looking for experts having a specific and precise

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6
Nov

Registrations are open for PROMETIA’s 5th Scientific Seminar!

This year’s PROMETIA Scientific Seminar will be held on 13-14 December in Berlin, Germany. The topic of the 2018 PROMETIA Annual Event is “Circular Economy” and will combine both the industry and R&D vision/perspective. Confirmed contributors include: Experts: Patrice Christmann Industry: ERAMET, Scoria Environmental SMEs: CTA, Extracthive, Isle Utilities Academia/Research : BRGM, CEA, CIRCE, Chalmers, CTM, GTK, ICSM, IMN, LGC, LUT,

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24
Oct

New SCRREEN report on critical raw materials: guess what industrial applications will drive the demand in the next 20 years!

With the support of other partners of the project (BGS, CML Leiden University, GTK, JRC, ISI Fraunhofer), LGI explored the major trends in future EU demands for these CRMs up until 2035. By analysing the demand scenarios of specific CRM-intensive products like electric vehicles, wind turbines or smartphones, it is possible to estimate the future demand and criticality of the

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4
Oct

Register for the 2ND ANNUAL CRITICAL RAW MATERIALS EVENT

The second event, aptly named ‘CRM in our everyday life’ offers an opportunity to a variety of stakeholders to get a fresh update about the latest EU activities in the field of Critical Raw Materials. The event takes place during the Raw Materials Week 2018 and is co-organised by the European Commission, and the Horizon 2020 project SCRREEN, together with

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11
Sep

We’re counting on you: fill this PROMETIA survey in 5 minutes or less!

PROMETIA is conducting a study to understand how Open Innovation can improve R&D actions of raw materials European industry. You can complete this survey in 5 minutes or less! Please click here to complete 15 brief questions. The survey is being administered by an independent entity, Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA), and all your answers will be handled confidentially and used only

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28
Aug

“The Superpowers of New Critical Raw Materials” campaign now available in Portuguese! SCRREEN | ERA-MIN 2 collaboration!

We’re glad to announce the availability of our campaign in Portuguese courtesy of ERA-MIN 2 which aims to implement an European-wide coordination of research and innovation programmes on raw materials to strengthen the industry, competitiveness and the shift to a circular economy. Through 12 visuals, this campaign is making the general public aware of the different forms which critical raw materials

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27
Aug

Canada gets to kow about the SCRREEN project at Extraction 2018!

This event is organized by the Metallurgical and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM); the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). Extraction 2018 provides an opportunity to gather with colleagues in the global extractive metallurgy community. This conference serves as the host for several

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10
Aug

Visual 5 of our superpowers of CRM campaign is out – It’s all about rubber this summer!

As part of the criticial raw materials online campaign, we’ve rolled out 4 visuals so far – each covering a critical raw material (CRM) included in the most recent 2017 list of Critical Raw Materials for the EU. Now, we unveil the fifth which focuses on natural rubber, one of the listed CRMs. Your pool float is most likely made

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8
Aug

SCRREEN workshops: a recap of the clustering event

“As the leading public project agency on resource efficiency & circular economy in Germany for both R&D and innovation , it is crucial for us to participate in a broad stakeholder exchange on these topics. The SCRREEN workshops created an avenue where different actors could share their expertise on the results of project and beyond. For me, I was particularly interested in the

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3
Aug

SCRREEN workshops: a recap of the Expert Group Meeting on “CRMs and Circular Economy Beyond Research and Updating Critical Raw Material Lists”

For me, I was particularly interested in the Expert Group meeting on ‘CRM & circular economy’, one of the five priorities of the EU CE package. Attending the other sessions on ‘Resources’ and ‘Substitution’ clearly proved that more focus and work should be put into these three themes… Thanks again for a great meeting! – JF Renault (PtJ) The Expert Group workshop on ‘Circular

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