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EIT RawMaterials

Developing raw materials into a major strength for Europe

EIT RawMaterials was designated as an EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) by the EIT Governing Board on 09 December 2014 and in 2018, UPC becomes a project partner of this initiative.

EIT RawMaterials is the largest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to enable sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by driving innovation, education and entrepreneurship.


Goals and Impact 

EIT RawMaterials will generate a significant impact on European industrial competitiveness and innovation capacity as well as empowering students, entrepreneurs and education partners driving towards the circular economy. This will result in the introduction of innovative and sustainable products, processes and services, as well as talented people that will deliver increased economic, environmental and social sustainability to the European society.

EIT RawMaterials aims to enhance innovation in the raw materials sector by sharing knowledge, facilitating matchmaking activities, developing innovative technologies and supporting business creation.