Raw Materials

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European Raw Materials Alliance publishes an Action Plan to secure European Raw Materials

The demand for rare-earth materials is growing rapidly in the EU. These materials are vital for: Wind power Electric mobility Communication technology The supply of rare-earth materials is also crucial for the EU’s transition to a green, digital economy. While the EU is a world leader in the...
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Circular Plastics Alliance aims to Boost Recycling in the Plastics Value Chain

To boost the EU market for recycled plastics, the European Commission launched the Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA). More than 275 organisations representing industry, academia and public authorities covering the entire plastics value chain have signed the declaration of the alliance. By joining the...
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New alliance to strengthen resilience of Europe's raw materials value chain

The European Commission has launched the European Raw Materials Alliance (ERMA) to connect industrial actors, Member States and civil society to build resilience and strategic autonomy for the rare earths and magnets value chain in Europe. The Alliance aims to identify barriers, opportunities and...
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Commission reveals plans to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

The European Commission (EC) has unveiled an Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials and a foresight study on critical raw materials for strategic technologies and sectors from the 2030 and 2050 perspectives. The action plan looks at the current and future challenges and proposes actions to reduce...
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€318 mln available for new environment and resources projects

The 2020 calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials" opened on November 12th, 2019, making available €318 mln EUR for projects in the field of climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials...
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EIT RawMaterials Start-up and SME Booster Call 2019

The call is open througout the year with deadlines: 15 March / 14 june / 20 September. The EIT RawMaterials “Start-up & SME Booster Program” is one of the EIT RawMaterials funding instruments dedicated to supporting third parties’ activities, such as business creation by idea holders and growth...
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Horizon 2020 Information Day & Brokerage Event "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials"

Mark your agendas: 14 September 2016, Brussels – Information Day & Brokerage event on the 2017 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials". organized by: The European Commission is organising an Information Day on...