SCRREEN news

13
Dec

Annual Critical Raw Material Event 2017 – presentations available

The first Annual Critical Raw Material Event offered an opportunity to a variety of stakeholders to get a fresh update about the latest EU activities in the field of Critical Raw Materials. Co-organised by the European Commission, and the Horizon 2020 project SCRREEN together with CHROMIC, EQUINOX, INREP, PLATIRUS and SCALE, it took place during the Raw Materials Week 2017

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29
Nov

A look back at the project’s first year

In the months leading up to today, the SCRREEN consortium has mapped and analysed experts and stakeholders from different communities and CRM sectors. This ­­­­­information has helped to shape a structured plan for a stakeholders consultation. The project mapped the main CRM applications in the EU based on literature review and complemented by its own analysis. This was enriched with information on the

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24
Nov

Check out the 1st edition of SCRREEN’s newsletter!

A 30-MONTH PROJECT TO STRENGTHEN EUROPE’S CRITICAL RAW MATERIAL STRATEGY Nearly seven years have passed since the prices of critical raw materials have soared e.g. rare earth elements prices, and since the launch of the Raw Materials Initiative and the publication of the first CRM list. The European Union has made great progress towards a raw material strategy that led to

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18
Oct

Register for the SCRREEN LAUNCHING & 1ST ANNUAL CRITICAL RAW MATERIALS EVENT

Following the success of the 1st edition of the “Raw Materials Week”, the 2nd edition will take place in Brussels from Monday 6 to Friday 10 November 2017. It will be a great opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, etc. The Raw Materials Week is centred around a series

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6
Oct

SCRREEN to be presented at the World Resources Forum 2017 Conference

During the workshop titled “International Cooperation on Raw Materials in the European Union H2020 programme”, the SCRREEN project will be presented by a member of the consortium. Objective of the workshop This workshop is related to the Horizon 2020 funded project, FORAM, which aims to develop a platform of international experts and stakeholders that will enhance the international cooperation on

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21
Aug

Discovering the unused potential of secondary materials

From the viewpoint of circular economy, a large share of products would still need improvements, particularly as regards the choice of materials and the case of residues. We also need to change our way of thinking and we need more information in order to leverage the unused potential of secondary materials. Trends affect the product cycle In its report “Circular

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24
Jul

RECAP: SCRREEN Expert Group workshop on CRM ‘Resources’ issues

Launched in November 2016, the SCRREEN project aims to create a long-lasting Expert Network on Critical Raw Materials issues. The activities of the project are focused on the three pillars of critical raw materials: primary resources, secondary resources (recycling and recovery issues) and best alternatives for substitution of materials/processes. MINPOL chaired the ‘Resources’ Expert Group that will contribute to mapping, assessing and

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26
Jun

SCRREEN Expert Group workshop on CRM ‘Resources’ issues

Launched in November 2016, the SCRREEN project aims to create a long-lasting Expert Network on Critical Raw Materials issues. The activities of the project are focused on the three pillars of critical raw materials: primary resources, secondary resources (recycling and recovery issues) and best alternatives for substitution of materials/processes. Six Expert Groups (Markets, Governments & Policies, Substitution, Resources, Circular Economy,

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27
Jan

SCRREEN project kicks off

PRESS RELEASE The EU is highly dependent on critical raw materials (CRMs), which are crucial for a strong European industrial base. There is a need to tackle a number of gaps in the knowledge of CRMs to foster the supply from EU sources. One of the major challenges regarding the EU knowledge base on primary and secondary CRMs as well

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