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ESM is dedicated to support research and development activities in the field of Rare and Critical Elements, focussing on their industrial applications. The Foundation sponsors and organises conferences and workshops, publishes studies and surveys, coordinates related projects, and provides scholarships and educational grants. ESM is operating within a national and international network of experts, partner institutes and organisations.

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Success Story of SusCritMat

Success Story of SusCritMat

Mon Mar 2021

Read about the success story of our SusCritMat project on the EIT RawMaterials website and learn about how we came to develop a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Success Story    

IRTC-Business workshop summary on "Building resilient economies - the role of policy"

IRTC-Business workshop summary on "Building resilient economies - the role of policy"

Mon Mar 2021

The IRTC-Business workshop and Round Table on “Building resilient economies - the role of policy” took place via Zoom on November 17, 2020, from 2 am to 6 pm CET. Around 80 registered participants attended the workshop which comprised in a first part presentations from policy-making, industry and re

ESM is now member of iBAT association

ESM is now member of iBAT association

Mon Feb 2021

ESM has joined the iBAT association, a Swiss platform for industry and research partners for battery innovations. The association supports and accelerates new innovative ideas to their final products and offers network partners active contribution and participation in the discussions. iBAT facilitat

Material of the Month: Titanium

Material of the Month: Titanium

Tue Dec 2020

Titanium is a strong, grey metal which is highly corrosion resistant and has a high melting temperature. It has a very low density but high strength, it's 45% lighter than steel with the same strength though. Compared to Aluminum, it's 60% heavier, but twice as strong. Titanium is one of the earths

SusCritMOOC Online Evening Course series 2020

SusCritMOOC Online Evening Course series 2020

Mon Nov 2020

Evening course series on the sustainable management of critical raw materials On October 14, 15, and 16 SusCritMat held an online course series on critical raw materials. The participants gathered insights into three core topics each evening: Criticality, development of future supply and demand sce

 

UPCOMING

 

Join us in disseminating knowledge and sharing best practice

Slide Creating awareness for high school students YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Slide Apply for Research Grant on Swiss policies regarding critical raw materials FUNDING Slide Creating online learning content ONLINE LEARNING Slide Supporting Companies Internationally ADVISING INDUSTRIES Slide Sustainable Resources Management OUTREACH
 

WHAT WE OFFER

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.

 

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