August 11, 2016
EIT Raw Materials was designated as an EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) by the EIT Governing Board on 09 December 2014. The below provides some information about the challenges the KIC will address in the field of raw materials (sustainable exploration, extraction, processing, recycling and substitution) and the impact it will generate.
KIC includes over 120 companies, universities, and research institutes all over Europe. From Finland KIC participants are Outotec, Metso, Spinverse, DIMECC, Aalto University, Oulu University, Lappeenranta University of Technology, VTT, and GTK. EIT Raw Materials’ has co-locations in Espoo, Luleå Sweden, Leuven Belgium, Wroclaw Poland, Metz France, and Rome Italy, and the headquarters in Berlin Germany.