Tag: Critical Raw Materials

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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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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