IRTC Research grant
Are you currently doing, or have you done, research in criticality – as a student, academic, professional or out of personal interest? IRTC is awarding research grants of 500,-€ for your research on Critical Raw Materials. Click here to learn more.
Towards a System Approach for Materials Research, Development and Innovation for Europe
We are glad to announce that on the MatSearch website, a paper outlining the future path of materials research and collaboration in Europe has been published. To read the full paper, please click here.
Learn more about Critical Raw Materials by watching these videos!
We have recently added two new highly informative videos to the SusCritMat Youtube channel: In one video, Ester van der Voet from Leiden University talks about scenarios for critical raw materials. As global demand for critical raw materials continues to grow, crucial for an optimal supply of these materials is to predict which ones and how much […]
Program of the SusCritMat Short Course on electric mobility announced!
In the course, participants will be faced with the challenge the transition to electric mobility represents for the materials’ perspective. Click here to learn more and register for the Short course for free. We are looking forward to seeing you in Cambridge!
Speakers at TMS 2019 announced!
The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) will host the third installment of the IRTC roundtable at the TMS 2019 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. The topic will be “How Does Industry Manage Criticality in Product Development?” All TMS 2019 registrants are invited to attend this roundtable session and participate in the discussion. Learn more about […]
IRTC in Tokyo: Summary now available!
The Round Table Criticality and Circular Economy held in Tokyo last October was a great success. In case you have not been able to participate, here is a detailed summary of the discussions and their results.
SusCritMat Short Course 2018
The SusCritMat Short Course on Cobalt, held at the EIT Raw Materials Week on Friday, November 16, was a great success. At the event, participants experienced a short version of a SusCritMat training school, covering several topics related to the sustainable management of Critical Raw Materials across the value chain.
Call for Research Proposals
Duration: March-September 2019 (6 months) Maximum funding: 45’000 CHF The Entwicklungsfonds Seltene Metalle (ESM Foundation), with support by Swissmem, is looking for an assessment of policy developments in the area of rare and critical metals in Switzerland and their impact on Swiss industries. For this, we are searching for a researcher or a research team […]
IRTC Round Table in Beijing
On July 7, 2019, an IRTC Round Table will be held in Beijing. More information will follow soon!
SusCritMat Summer School for Educators
SusCritMat aims to educate people from Master’s student level up, both in industry and academia about important aspects of Sustainable critical raw materials. In a novel concept, it introduces courses on these complex and interdisciplinary topics in a modula structure, adaptable to a variety of different formats and accessible to both students and managers in […]