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11 October 2018

European Commission and OECD launch entrepreneurship tool

The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have jointly published a tool which can act as a catalyst to make entrepreneurship policies in a city, region or EU country more inclusive and more social.
14 October 2016

Turning municipal waste into raw materials with the help of smart public procurement

Published : Fri, 14 Oct 2016 Each European generates 475kg of municipal waste per year, ranging from 759kg per capita in Denmark to 272kg in Poland and Romania. In the past years, the total amount of this waste that goes to landfills has ...
28 April 2016

Call for applications for membership in the Commission expert group on recovery rules for fertilising products

Published : Thu, 28 Apr 2016 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 The European Commission has launched a call for applications aiming at supporting the development of possible process and product criteria for secondary raw materials that could be used in the ...
18 March 2016

Study on Data Inventory for a Raw Material System Analysis

Published : Fri, 18 Mar 2016 The study aims to build knowledge and understanding of Europe’s critical raw materials’ flows. Many of these materials are used in everyday applications and are essential for the production of common go...
16 March 2016

Workshop on the Sustainable Circular Economy: New opportunities for raw materials, chemicals and water?

Published : Wed, 16 Mar 2016 The workshop 'The Sustainable Circular Economy: New opportunities for raw materials, chemicals and water' was co-organised by CEFIC, ERRIN and East and North Finland, and held in Brussels on 15 March 2016. ...
25 January 2016

Business Planet: Combining competitiveness with environmental performance

Published : Mon, 25 Jan 2016 Business Planet visit the Onassis Foundation in Athens to find out how we can transform waste into raw materials. This concept is the basis of the circular economy and provides a real opportunity for sm...
09 December 2015

Turning recycled raw materials into business opportunities

Published : Wed, 09 Dec 2015 Increasing the market uptake of secondary raw materials is a key objective of the visionary new European Commission package to transform the EU economy to a more circular one. This package will boost recycling, ...
09 December 2015

Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on raw materials and Horizon 2020 brokerage event on raw materials

This third annual conference presents a comprehensive overview of developments in the fields covered by the EIP, including successful raw materials commitments; regional approaches and investment in raw materials; and launching the 2nd call for the EIP "r...