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Under this topic the Saxon Liaison Office in Brussels, represented by Director Christian Avenarius, welcomed about 60 representatives from mainly Brussels based institutions to the side event From Saxony for Europe - Skills and Research for the Mining of the Future at the European Week of Regions and Cities. The focal point  of the event was the...
Until recently, mining was a synonym for the industrial crisis of “old” Europe. Mine shafts became a part of our industrial heritage and a reminder for a vanished tradition. But times have changed: mining in Europe plays a more and more important role in securing access to important raw materials for the future. But where are the experts and the...
The European raw material partners from the abiotic and biotic sectors are currently preparing a Research & Innovation Roadmap 2050 that will lay out key research and innovation actions required to: • secure a sustainable and competitive supply of raw materials to European industries,
• boost the sector’s jobs and competitiveness, and...
27 Jun 2019 to 28 Jun 2019
The MiningForum brings together the industry’s top decision makers, experts and specialists every two years to discuss topics related to mining. The event offers a comprehensive panorama view of various complex topics related to raw materials. The increasingly international event has a long tradition and is well established in the mining industry...
26 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018
Automated cars, SMART technology, Internet of Things – the technological revolution will bring about a whole new range of products and innovative services in the coming decades. These developments will also have a significant impact on the added value of the extractive industry and its downstream branches. That is why the European raw materials...
12 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018
Following the success of the 1st and the 2nd edition of the Raw Materials Week, the 3rd edition will take place in Brussels from 12-16 November 2018. The Raw Materials Week is a good opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, etc....
Until recently, mining was a synonym for the industrial crisis of “old” Europe. Mine shafts became a part of our industrial heritage and a reminder for a vanished tradition. But the times have changed: Beyond coal and steel today mining in Europe plays a more and more important role in securing access to important raw materials for the future. ...
GKZ, DG Grow and EASME welcome you to this new conference format which is an approach to increase impact from exploitation by merging different stakeholder groups and grant programs from EU, national and regional level. The topic of the research area comprises RDI and CAS actions around the valorization of domestic European raw materials resources...

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 776811 — H2020-SC5-2017.