Tag: Critical Raw Materials

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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16
Jul

SCRREEN results are coming in!

Are you interested in critical raw materials? Then you’ll really want to dive into the results derived within the course of the SCRREEN project! By fostering collaboration between experts within the network set up by the project, SCRREEN will coordinate a global reflection on CRM policy and carry out reports on the following subjects: Reflection on the major trends in

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2
Jul

CEB 2018: Circular Economy of Batteries Production and Recycling

CEB2018 covers topics such as raw materials, electrode materials, electrolyte, design and development, applications, collection and recycling for all batteries chemistries and all applications. It provides a platform where scientists, researchers, experts, manufactures, users, policy makers and recyclers will meet to share their knowledge and experience The deadline for abstract submission is still open. Accepted abstracts will be published in open access

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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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