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Apply for EIT RM Master in Sustainable Materials

June 12th, 2018|

The Master programmes in Sustainable Materials (SUMA) are inviting students to register for this challenging programme on sustainable materials.

New EU H2020 MSCA-ETN coming soon: meet SULTAN

June 1st, 2018|

SIM² KU Leuven is delighted to announce that it has secured funding for a new ETN project focusing on the Remediation and Reprocessing of Sulfidic Mining Waste Sites. The project is called SULTAN. Targeted start date: 1-9-2018.

EIT PyroFlex service platform is now active

June 1st, 2018|

PyroFlex is an EIT RawMaterials funded project, which offers a network of pyrometallurgical infrastructure and expertise for residue treatment. The PyroFlex team invites you to submit a request via its web-based service platform!

EU MSCA-ETN COSMIC releases first video

January 29th, 2018|

ETN COSMIC releases an animation video "Europe on the wave to innovation" to explain the goal and mission of the project to the broader audience. The 15 ESRs were involved in the creation of the movie in cooperation with LIMEL.

MSCA-ETN DEMETER: an “EU Success Story”

December 22nd, 2017|

ETN DEMETER, which investigates how to extract and recycle rare earth magnets from electric vehicle motors, features on the EC website in the series "Success Stories". Prof. Binnemans (coordinator DEMETER) outlines the challenges.

1st Place Award in the TOP STARS 2017

December 14th, 2017|

DEMETER researcher F. Coelho (left, image) participated in winning team in EIT RawMaterials TOP STARS 2017 Winter School. The TOP STARS format has been acknowledged as setting a new benchmark for entrepreneurial PhD Schools.

EURARE project is completed

December 14th, 2017|

The EU FP7 EURARE project team has published a concluding project brochure, explaining how Europe can create a sustainable European rare-earth supply chain. A must read!

Meet our researcher: Giovanna Sauve

December 5th, 2017|

Giovanna Sauve was born in Rome, Italy, in 1992. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Energy Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.

Enhanced landfill mining featured in UK press

November 17th, 2017|

In a short article journalist Josh Loeb of the award-winning ‘Engineering & Technology’ monthly magazine analyzes how innovative technologies can help retrieving materials buried deep in waste sites.

Meet our researcher: Thupten Palden

November 17th, 2017|

Thupten Palden is a 28 years old young scientist from Tibet. He did his schoolings in India before coming to Europe to pursue higher education. He obtained his BSc in chemistry from 2009 to 2012 at Jacobs University in Bremen, DE