13 Nov

EIT RawMaterials at the EU Raw Materials Week

EIT RawMaterials will host a morning session on 13 November

EIT RawMaterials will present the latest news in the raw materials sector, technologies and activities driven by the Knowledge and Innovation Community partners, contributing to Europe’s innovation capacity, environmental and societal impact.

Stakeholders will learn on EIT RawMaterials contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) and the industry perspective. The morning will continue with sessions on Raw Materials and Societal Challenges where the second part of the morning will showcase the latest innovation in industry and business creation.

Session I: Raw Materials and UN Sustainable Development Goals, Industry perspective

Session II: Raw Materials and Industry 4.0, Raw Materials and Mobility, Raw Materials and Climate change

Session III: Showcasing industry innovation and business creation

About the Raw Materials Week

Following the success of the Raw Materials Week 2017, the 3rd edition of the EU “Raw Materials Week” will take place from Monday, 12 November, to Friday, 16 November 2018 in Brussels. It builds up on a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news on raw materials in the EU. It will be a unique opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange views on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, knowledge base etc.

During the week, the European Commission organises several conferences and events. The 6th conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on raw materials is the main event, which will take place on 14 November 2018. The main topic of the conference is ‘Raw materials for low carbon and circular economy’. This theme covers issues such as:

  • battery value chain
  • cascading of woody biomass
  • secondary raw materials for energy-intensive industries

Watch the video below from the Raw Materials Week 2017.


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