Tag: Critical Raw Materials

21
Mar

Introducing the EU CRM knowledge base developed by SCRREEN

As one of the main set objectives of the SCRREEN, the consortium has collected and organised the global knowledge on critical raw materials in Europe into a knowledge data portal that will be easily accessible, without duplicating existing databases. Thanks to the efforts of our consortium members, the CRM data portal is now launched and ready to be tested. Through this

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16
Feb

A step closer to the European Expert Network on critical raw materials

On 30-31 January 2018, a SCRREEN Expert Group (EG) meeting took place in Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre. Day one was dedicated to the production of critical raw materials, and day two zoomed in on the critical raw materials (CRM) market. The ‘Production’ Expert Group addressed the role of circular economy, environmental performance and innovation in the CRM value chain.

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30
Jan

2017 recap: SCRREEN to advance Europe’s CRM strategy in 2018

Raw materials are key components of many elements which are indispensable to daily life. Think… sustainable and modern technologies, all your hi-tech gadgets such as laptops, mobile phones and many more. Without these, life as we know it could change radically – reality could become an extended episode of Black Mirror! This is why the European Union put forward the Raw Materials Initiative

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29
Jan

Be-Mat Business Event on Materials and Circular Economy

The Be-Mat event, organised in collaboration with the EIT Raw Materials network, aims at creating a community with an high potential of Innovation and Internationalization based on stable links between research results, industrial needs and funding paths. It will cover a broad range of topics including Critical raw materials, Advanced materials & biomaterial, Recycling of materials and Circular Business Models

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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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20
Nov

Winter School 2018 : SusCritMat Programme on Critical Raw Materials

Raw materials are crucial to Europe’s economy and essential to maintaining and improving our quality of life. Securing reliable and unhindered access to important primary and secondary raw materials is a growing concern within the EU and across the globe. The SusCritMat project, funded by the EIT Raw Materials, aims to provide educational materials on this important topic to give

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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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13
Sep

E-MRS Fall Meeting (Symposium I): Solutions for critical raw materials under extreme conditions

Difficulties in the access to critical raw materials (CRMs) are expected to depress industries based in Europe. If direct substitution of CRMs represents one viable solution (not easy to achieve), a more realistic approach would be to realise innovative ways of synthesizing, rational use, and enhanced recycling of the CRMs. Scope: Global and local crises have clearly shown that life

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6
Sep

Innovation & Research in the E-waste Recycling Chain: Improving Circular Economy of Critical Raw Materials

On 13-14 September 2017 in Aachen, Germany, a Matchmaking and Networking event will be organised to discuss the state of the art of e-waste recycling, looking at the entire recycling chain, from collection and logistics to sorting, pre-processing and materials recovery. The aim of the M&N event will be to have an overview of the current WEEE recycling (Waste Electrical

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