October 2018

12
Oct

SCALE co-organises second Annual Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) event

The second Annual Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) Event offers an opportunity to a variety of stakeholders to get a fresh update about the latest EU activities in the field of Critical Raw Materials. The event will take place on 12 November 2018, during the Raw Materials Week 2018 and is co-organised by the European Commission, the following H2020 projects: SCRREEN,  CROCODILENEMODEMETERREE4EU,COLLECTORS, GLOREIA, EXTREMESCALESLIMINT-MET, ECO COM’BAT, and SustCritMat.

Following the success of the Raw Materials Week 2017, the 3rd edition of the EU “Raw Materials Week” will take place from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November 2018 in Brussels. It builds up on a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news on raw materials in the EU. It will be a unique opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, knowledge base etc.

The 6th High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials is the main event of the week taking place on 14 November 2018. The main topic of the conference is “Raw materials for low carbon and circular economy”, covering relevant issues including battery value chain, cascading of woody biomass, secondary raw materials for energy-intensive industries.

10
Oct

SCALE at Researchers’ Night

SCALE project presented at the “Researchers’ Night” event in Stockholm, September 28th, from Prof. Kerstin Forsberg of the KTH – Royal Institute of Technology.

Researchers’ Night is a Europe-wide public event dedicated to popular science and fun learning. It takes place each year in September. Around 30 countries and over 300 cities are involved. Participating events showcase what researchers really do for society in interactive and engaging ways, promoting research careers to young people and their parents.

8
Oct

SCALE presented at H2020 Innovation Forum

On October 4th, 2018 SCALE took part in the first H2020 Innovation Forum, a clustering event, bringing together H2020 projects, but also policy makers, end-users and industry representatives, material producers, private and public investors, start-ups and innovative SMEs.

Thymis Balomenos from Aluminium of Greece, project co-ordinator, presented SCALE within the context of the clustering session, to an audience comprised by other H2020 projects, like CHROMIC, NEMO, CROCODILE, PLATIRUS, ENSUREAL, REMAGHICMETGROW+, REMOVAL, and MIREU.

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