4th ESEE Dialogue Conference on Raw Materials

Event date
June 15-16, 2016
University of Zagreb
Short description

The ESEE region (East & South-East Europe), where almost 100 million Europeans live in countries like Albania, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo*, Montenegro, FYR of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia is of utmost importance to the European Union from a political point of view (cohesion, regional development, "Candidate Countries" and "potential candidates") and from an economic point of view (security of supply, economic value, employment). The ESEE region is of particular interest due to its unique geological potential and unique potential on secondary raw materials, which makes it also highly relevant in connection with the European commodity strategy.


The 4th ESEE Dialogue Conference on Raw Materials is organized by the Montanuniversitaet Leoben, RIS ESEE, Leoben / Austria and the University of Zagreb, RGNF, Zagreb / Croatia to explore all cooperation opportunities in East and South-East Europe w


  • KAVA Calls and lessons learned
  • ESEE Strategic Meeting
  • Report on the development of our ESEE community
  • Project Ideas and cooperation possibilities
  • Opportunity for a statement of all ESEE partners
  • Networking among the ESEE community

For further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at


Agenda June 15th





12:00 – 13:00



13:00 – 13:45

Official Opening of Conference Welcome Words

Damir Boras
Rector University of Zagreb,

Representative Ministry of Economics/Croatia

Representative Ministry of Science/Croatia

13:45 – 14:15

The Tools of EIT RawMaterials and their Potential Impact

Ernst Lutz
CEO EIT RawMaterials

14:15 – 14:45

Connecting Matters – Driving Impactful Results

Tomas Jensen
CCO EIT RawMaterials

14:45 – 15:30

Raw Materials Branch South East Europe an Academic View

University Zagreb

15:30 – 16:00



16:00 – 17:30

KAVA Calls: Lessons Learned, Outlook, Discussion

Krzysztof Kubacki
CLC East Manager

18:00 – 19:00

Short Sight Seeing Tour on the Way to the Restaurant



Networking Dinner


Agenda June 16th





08:00 – 08:30



08:30 – 11:30

Strategic Eastern CLC Workshop (Workshop Groups e.g. ECLC, ESEE Partners)

Representatives EIT HQ , CLC East

11:30 – 12:15



12:15 – 12:45

Activity Outlook 2016-2017

Alfred Maier
EIT RIS Leoben
Peter Moser
Vice-Rector Montanuniversitaet Leoben

12:45 – 14:00




Danube Slide

Source: ESEE

Geographical focus
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
Event type
  • Conference WBs

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on May 25, 2016
Modified on May 25, 2016