PARTNERS

EIT RawMaterials, initiated by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest and strongest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is a European Union where raw materials are a strategic strength. Its mission is to boost competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation and guided entrepreneurship.


EIT RawMaterials unites more than 100 partners – academic and research institutions as well as businesses – from more than 20 EU countries. They collaborate on finding new, innovative solutions to secure the supply of the raw materials and improve the sector all along its value chain – from extraction to processing, from recycling to reuse.


There are six regional hubs in Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Poland and Sweden, called Co-location centers that represent different regional ecosystems bridging between business, research and education.


EIT RawMaterials aims to significantly enhance innovation in the raw materials sector by sharing of knowledge, information and expertise: Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and SMEs receive funding and support through the partner network and collaboration activities.


EIT RawMaterials will generate a significant impact on European competitiveness and employment by driving and fostering innovation and empowering students, entrepreneurs and education partners driving toward 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 European society.


More than 60 years of experience and expertise in industrial plant manufacturing. Especially focusing on materials handling and preparation, industrial furnaces, off-gas cleaning and heat recovery. 



Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent, international engineering and project management consultancy with over 130 years of experience. Our professionals deliver services in the fields of aviation, buildings, energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, mining, transport, urban and rural planning and water. Backed by expertise and experience of nearly 7,000 colleagues across the world, we work for public and private clients in more than 130 countries. We focus on delivering added value for our clients while at the same time addressing the challenges that societies are facing. These include the growing world population and the consequences for towns and cities such as resource availability and demand for energy and waste issues facing industry.


The Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy provides teaching and research in the areas of steel production and processing, and also in the application of metallic materials.The research projects are based on fundamental principles, and, at the same time, are application oriented; the projects take up current issues and make a scientific contribution to addressing the problems of the industry.The teaching and research at IEHK are organised by Head of the Institute and Chair of Ferrous Metallurgy: Professor Bleck and the Chair of Metallurgy of Iron and Steel by Professor Senk. 


SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. They are recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.