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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

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

Recycling 

Turning waste into valuable resources

Raw Matarials Themes Resource Efficiency

Processing

Improve resource efficiency and safety

Raw Matarials Themes Sustainable Mining

Mining

Innovative technologies for intelligent and sustainable mining

Raw Matarials Themes Exploration

Exploration

Innovative and efficient technologies, securing raw materials supply in Europe 

EIT RawMaterials Calls & Supports

EIT RawMaterials News

Ligniinillä käsitelty tuoli
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

Bio-based coating for wood outperforms traditional synthetic options

Researchers turn a non-toxic residue into wood coating that resists abrasion-, stain-, and sunlight.
Lithium ion battery electrodes and cells, researcher Taina Rauhala, photo Valeria Azovskaya, 2017
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Safer and more efficient rechargeable lithium batteries – Aalto is taking part in new corporate cooperation projects

International projects aim to develop new more environmentally friendly materials and production methods for rechargeable lithium batteries
Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto, Valeria Azovskaya
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Finland continues to lead battery metals and recycling research

As demand for batteries increases, the need to find solutions is urgent.
Tanja Kallio / Kuva: Anni Hanen-Kajander
Research & Art Published:

A story on battery recycling in HS Vision

Our professor Tanja Kallio was interviewed as an expert in HS Vision.

EIT RawMaterials Events

More about EIT RawMaterials...

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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