SCRREEN news

16
Nov

4th CRM Day Event

SCRREEN project had the great pleasure of organising together with DG GROW the opening of the Raw Materials Week 2021 with the 4th CRM Day event. The event had taken place on Monday 15th November 2021 in Brussels at Le Plaza Hotel and online in an hybrid format counting in total more than 500 participants that gave valuable input to

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15
Nov

Raw Materials for Future: EU project SCRREEN2 launches awareness campaign for EU citizens

15 November 2021, Brussels, Belgium – To raise the awareness of raw materials, the EU funded SCRREEN2 project is launching the multilingual campaign Raw Materials for Future. The campaign will inform the European public and professional audiences about the key role these materials play in our everyday life and how they can help us reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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3
Nov

4th EU Critical Raw Materials Event

The Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) event 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 is co-organised by the European Commission, the Horizon 2020 project SCRREEN2 – expert network on CRMs in the frame of sixth edition of the “Raw Materials Week”

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25
Oct

SCRREEN Workshop 20-22 October

The first SCRREEN workshop of 2021 has been held in Brussels from 20th to 22nd of October. Organised in different sessions all the following materials were screened: Zirconium, Helium, Hafnium, Cork, Strontium, Bentonite, Gallium, Diatomite, Tin, Fluorspar, Arsenic, Limestone, Phosphate rock and elemental phosphorus, Bore, and Rhenium. This three-day workshop has been moderated by the leaders of work packages 3 (market analysis), 4 (EU demand)

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24
Nov

SCRREEN2 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 for an expert advice to better understand the value chains of the raw materials screened in the CRMs assessment in order to secure the sustainable access to primary and secondary raw materials and particularly Critical Raw

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16
Jan

SCRREEN Final Report now available

Our project has gathered experts from European initiatives, associations, clusters, and projects working on CRMs into a long lasting Expert Network on Critical Raw Materials, including the stakeholders, public authorities and civil society representatives. Therefore acting as a point of reference in Europe for CRM strategy and served as an umbrella network providing a single voice to communicate CRM data,

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14
Jan

What’s NEXT for SCRREEN?

Six Expert Groups have been established in the SCRREEN project to support the development of the network with hopes to have their work to become a focal point of advice for decision making with regard to CRMs: Market, Governments & Policies, Resources, Circular Economy, Production, Substitution. Plans were made for the future to maintain and keep a Long Lasting Network of experts.

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14
Jan

A lookback at the SCRREEN project clustering events

SCRREEN organised three clustering events during the lifetime of the project, see their short descriptions below: The first clustering workshop took place in parallel with the project’s first round of Expert Group meetings on Resources and Policy, 30 – 31 May 2017, Brussels. 16 projects were invited, of which 9 attended the event. All projects had 10 minutes to introduce

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14
Jan

SCRREEN interviews: 4 work package leaders, 5 questions

Four work package leaders agreed to answer a few questions and share their impression of achievements regarding their work packages, challenges, and their overall contribution in an exclusive interview. Work Package 4 – Production Marjaana Karhu (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) SCRREEN: What was your contribution to the project? Marjaana Karhu (VTT): I have been working as work package leader in

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11
Dec

Presentations from the 3rd EU critical raw materials event now available!

 It was a good opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues. The main event of the week was the 7th annual High-level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on raw materials. It reported on the continuing work on the EU Masterplan for a competitive transformation of energy intensive industries. Which, in turn,

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