With the overriding goal of securing the supply of raw materials for Europe in the long term through innovation-oriented top-level research, the Fraunhofer IWKS has also networked internationally with industry, research institutions and universities along the entire value chain.
The Fraunhofer IWKS is an active member of the Knowledge and Innovation Community EIT RawMaterials, the largest consortium in Europe on the subject of raw materials (sustainable raw material extraction, extraction, processing, recycling and substitution) with over 120 partners from more than 20 countries.
EIT RawMaterials is funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), an institution of the European Union. Its mission is to enable the sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by promoting innovation, education and entrepreneurship.
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