The PASSENGER project will be present at the 4th EIT RawMaterials Summit, the industry’s flagship conference, organised by EIT RawMaterials, the world’s leading partnership on raw materials. Gathering leaders of industry, government, NGOs, R&D, and education involved in the raw material sector, the summit provides invaluable connections to stakeholders transitioning to the greening of all aspects of supply chains.
Alberto Bollero, project coordinator, will present the objectives and latest developments of the PASSENGER project, within a session on “Critical but not rare: Building a European rare earths and permanent magnets value chain” on Tuesday, 24. May 2022 09:30 to 11:00 (CET).
EU Vice-President Maros Šefčovic, EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel and EU Commissioner Thierry Breton are opening the event, highlighting the strategic importance of raw materials for Europe and the EIT Summit as THE forum for experts like you to drive the discussion. The Summit, now one of the largest raw materials conferences in Europe, attracts over 100 speakers, reaching over 1000 attendees from over 400 companies, who are all making great strides towards the building of a thriving green economy.
EIT RawMaterials is a key actor to advance Europe’s transition to a sustainable economy. In the last 5 years, we have supported more than 300 innovation and education projects reaching over 200,000 learners and over 170 innovations brought to market. A total of 160 million euros has been raised by our start-ups. The European Raw Materials Alliance now has 600 partners who benefit from the unique investment opportunities we facilitate, currently with an investment pipeline of more than 30 pre-screened projects worth above 11 billion euros.