Following the success of the Raw Materials Week 2017, the 3rd edition of the EU “Raw Materials Week” will take place from Monday 12 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 on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, knowledge base etc.
The 6th High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials is the main event of the week taking place on 14 November 2018. The main topic of the conference is “Raw materials for low carbon and circular economy”, covering relevant issues including battery value chain, cascading of woody biomass, secondary raw materials for energy-intensive industries.
Moreover, on 13th November, Horizon 2020 Raw Materials Information and Brokerage Event will give a full overview of raw materials related calls 2019 across Horizon 2020, including Societal Challenge 5, NMBP, SPIRE PPP, Societal challenge 2, LEIT-Space, SME Instrument, but also calls of ERA-MIN 2 and EIT Raw Materials. The participants will have an opportunity to briefly present project ideas during the brokerage session. Dedicated agenda is available hier.
More information on the website of the Raw Materials Week http://eurawmaterialsweek.eu/events.html
Contact person at NCP Brussels: Camille Lépinay, NCP SC5 and EEB adviser, firstname.lastname@example.org