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Raw Materials Week 2017

6th November 2017 @ 08:00 - 10th November 2017 @ 17:00

“Following the success of the 1st edition of the Raw Materials Week, the 2nd edition will take place in Brussels from Monday 6 to Friday 10 November 2017. It will be a great opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, etc….

The Raw Materials Week is centred around a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news regarding raw materials in the EU:

  • 6 November: Copernicus for raw materials – cancelled
  • 7 November:
    • EU advanced mining countries conference – Sustainable and responsible sourcing and mining – (registration opens soon)
    • Critical raw materials event – (registration opens soon)
  • 8 November: ‘5th annual high level conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on raw materials’ (see programme) – registration open
  • 9 November:
    • Horizon 2020: societal challenge 5 infoday & and brokerage event
    • Reconciling biodiversity protection and extractive activities (see programme) – registration open
    • The EU Raw Materials Knowledge Base in support of EU raw materials policy (see programme) – registration open


6th November 2017 @ 08:00
10th November 2017 @ 17:00