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Journal article: methods to determine criticality

Journal article: methods to determine criticality

Wed Jan 2020

The IRTC project, coordinated by ESM Foundation, has published a joint scientific paper by leading international experts on the determination of material criticality. The paper reviews existing criticality assessment methods with the aim of analyzing them, detecting common flaws and suggesting best

Webinar: Todays Challenges for Europe

Webinar: Todays Challenges for Europe

Fri Jan 2020

What is the EU's approach to critical raw materials and what role will they play in Europe's future challenges? Alessandra Hool, CEO of the ESM Foundation, held a webinar on this topic at the Critical Materials Institute, hosted by the Colorado School of Mines. It showed how the EU Raw Materials In

EU Raw Materials Week 2019 Impressions

EU Raw Materials Week 2019 Impressions

Thu Dec 2019

The EIT Raw Materials Week, edition 2019, was a memorable event where scientific experts, industry leaders and policymakers gathered to discuss raw materials and their crucial role for the future – especially given the challenges that come with the necessary green energy transition. Watch this vide

Become a project collaborator at ESM!

Mon Dec 2019

ESM (the German acronym stands for development fund for rare metals) is a Swiss Foundation in the domain of rare metals. Our projects in Switzerland and abroad deal with supply security and a more sustainable management of critical raw materials. ESM operates in a broad scientific, industrial and p

Armin Reller awarded with the Bundesverdienstkreuz!

Armin Reller awarded with the Bundesverdienstkreuz!

Fri Nov 2019

Armin Reller, who has been professor for resources strategies at the University of Augsburg and ESM Board Member (since 2012), has received the Bundesverdienstkreuz (Order of Merit of Germany), the most important decoration awarded by the country. The Bavarian environment minister, Thorsten Glauber

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Since its creation more than 65 years ago, ESM has fostered industrial materials research related to critical elements. Over 2 Mio CHF have been granted to projects in fields where less common elements play a crucial role (physics, materials science, engineering, etc).

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