SCRREEN news

6
Mar

SCRREEN: 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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5
Feb

3rd International Critical Metals Conference

The 3rd International Critical Metals Conference, organized by the Mineralogical Society’s Applied Mineralogy Group, will be held at the Surgeons Hall venue, Edinburgh on the 30th of April to the 2nd of May 2019, with an ice breaker event on the evening of the 29th of April. This conference aims to bring together researchers, both academic and industrial, who are

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4
Dec

The results from the SCRREEN CRM poll conducted during Raw Materials Week 2018

The second Annual Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) 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.   During the second session – CRM in our everyday life, chaired by Guillaume Pitron, with the contribution of 4 tentative panelists: Mr. Christian Hagelüken (Umicore), Ms

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30
Nov

SCRREEN exclusive interviews with EIT Raw Materials, AdMiRIS and Centexbel

During the annual CRM event, SCRREEN carried out exclusive interviews with some of the CRMs experts. Discover their take on key issues concerning CRMs. We have also included their profiles at the end of this feature. Q1: CRMs are so important because they are essential for the manufacturing of a wide range of products that we use every day (smartphones, laptops, airplanes, cars, photovoltaic

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29
Nov

SCRREEN consortium member, IDENER shares Raw Materials Week 2018 recap

The 3rd edition of the Raw Materials Week took place in Brussels from 12 – 16 November 2018. It was a good opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, etc. The event was divided into several sessions. Thursday 15th was dedicated first to Drivers and Solutions for Integrating Information in the

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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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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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