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About EIT RawMaterials

Boosting the competitiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation!

EIT RawMaterials

Funded by the European Commission, we are the largest and strongest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Our aims are to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe – via radical innovation, new education approaches, and guided entrepreneurship. 

That is why they are working with entrepreneurs, innovators, industry, and universities in six critical thematic fields:


    Circular Economy

    Design smarter solutions, closing materials loops 

    Raw Materials Theme Substitution

    Sustainable materials

    Substitution of critical and toxic materials for key technologies 

    Raw Matarials Themes Recycling


    Turning waste into valuable resources

    Raw Matarials Themes Resource Efficiency


    Improve resource efficiency and safety

    Raw Matarials Themes Sustainable Mining


    Innovative technologies for intelligent and sustainable mining

    Raw Matarials Themes Exploration


    Innovative and efficient technologies, securing raw materials supply in Europe 

    EIT RawMaterials Calls & Supports

    EIT RawMaterials News

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    Aalto-EIT Masters Matchmaking Event 2023

    “Aalto-EIT Masters Matchmaking” event was organized to support international top talents find industrial thesis positions in Finland.
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    EIT RawMaterials Call for Master's Degree Programme (2025) - D.L.: 31 JAN 2024

    Pleas note the call only for Master Degree Programme that already hold the EIT Label
    Proposal submission: Wednesday, 31 JAN 2024 at 13:00 CET
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    EIT RawMaterials Call for Innovation proposals (2025) - Draft proposal by 31 JAN 2024

    Call for proposals 2025 / Innovation / EIT RawMaterials
    Call draft deadline: 31.1.24 / call final deadline: 29.5.2024
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    Five things everyone needs to know about boosting the sustainable bioeconomy

    Assistant Professor Luana Dessbesell explains what makes bioinnovation truly sustainable and how to avoid challenges that stalk growth entrepreneurs.

    EIT RawMaterials Events

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    Raw Materials Academy 2

    EIT RawMaterials Academy (external link)

    Education activities across the entire ecosystem of learners – PhD students, Masters’ students, industrial partners, professionals, and wider society

    Raw Materials Partners

    EIT RawMaterials Partners (external link)

    EIT RawMaterials comprises of more than 120 partners of leading businesses, universities and research & technology organisations.

    Raw Materials Start-ups

    EIT RawMaterials Start-ups (external link)

    EIT RawMaterials supports the following start-ups that create and develop new, innovative business ideas in the raw materials sector.

    Raw Materials Themes

    EIT RawMaterials Themes (external link)

    Six knowledge and innovation themes guide the interaction between the KIC partners

    Visiting address

    Open Innovation House

    A201, 2nd floor, Open Innovation House

    Maarintie 6, Otaniemi

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