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Fourth project newsletter published

In this November 2013 issue you will find: A feature piece on our partner Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research Highlights from the new “raw material profiles” report Our featured event: The European Raw Materials Brokerage Event An overview of CRM_InnoNet’s recent
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CRM_InnoNet Warsaw Workshop Presentations and Posters

CRM_InnoNet held a recent project workshop ‘Substitution of Critical Raw Materials –Importance for European Industry’ on Monday 16th September in parallel with the fall EMRS meeting in Warsaw. This workshop focused on the substitution of critical raw materials (CRMs) acros
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M2i Workshop: Substitution Research Opportunities

M2i has announced they will be holding a one day workshop on 24 September in Delft, focusing on recent developments in the field of critical raw material substitutes in particular for metals. Substitution of these materials is a high priority for the EU and so the Union is supporting
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Three New EU-Japan Projects Launched

The European Commission (EC) have announced the launch of three coordinated EU-Japan projects that all strive towards developing substitutes for critical raw materials (CRMs). With a surge in uptake of green energy technologies, which heavily rely on critical raw materials, future sup
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CRM_InnoNet Project Workshop: Substitution of CRMs – Importance for European Industry

CRM_InnoNet is pleased to announce its next project workshop which will be held on Monday 16th September in parallel with the fall EMRS meeting in Warsaw. This free meeting will focus on the substitution of critical raw materials (CRMs) across three key European industry sectors: Ener
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Interview with CRM_InnoNet’s Project Coordinator

An interview with CRM_InnoNet Project Coordinator, Claire Claessen, has been featured in the August issue of Eurideas Linguistic Services’ newsletter, ‘NewsEurideas’. Claire discusses: • The supply chain risks CRMs could pose to European competitiveness – in particular to the Transpor
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Launch of ERECON

As the EU imports  over 90%  of the rare earth elements (REEs) essential to the green energy and technology sectors, preparing for supply disruptions by securing European supplies of these materials is essential to the future of these industries. In answer to this, the European Commis
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Third project newsletter published

In this August 2013 issue you will find: Important information on our next project workshop A feature article on TUDelft  summarizing their research achievements Summary of an article published by CRM_InnoNet partner TU Delft A report on CRM_InnoNet’s presence at the EMRS spring meeti
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CRM geopolitical risks identified as key by European Commission Security Report

The primary focus of the recent Communication by the European Commission (EC)  lies in the need for more effective spending of defence and security budgets to mitigate the significant cuts in funding faced by European countries. The EC emphasised that Europe must make serious investme
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