EIT Raw Materials - WB related activities

The EIT Raw Materials aims at turning the EU raw material sector into major strength focusing on the metallic and mineral raw materials along the entire value chain. EIT Raw Materials is well established in the Western Balkan region, with many partners and activities and having the intention to strengthen its presence more and more.

The activities cover 3 major areas, ranging from education over business creation and support to acceleration/innovation projects. From the geographical point of view, the EIT Raw Materials covers the entire European territory but has had also a strong focus on the WB from the very beginning of its activities. From 2015 on, partners from Slovenia and Croatia were involved while the RIS allowed for bringing in further WB partners to this the EIT activities. Currently there are partners from the whole WB covering all sides of the Knowledge Triangle and being very actives in more than 10 projects, especially in educational activities.

The EIT Raw Materials looks forward to expanding its presence in the WB region and offers a gradual approach for the involvement in the EIT activities. Usually newcomers can start activities as task partners with no membership fee. They can further and gradually become project partners with an annual membership fee being compensated with 100,000 euro funding per year.

Project type
  • Other
EIT Raw Materials
Geographical focus
  • Europe
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General
January 2015 - December 2030

Entry created by Admin WBC-RTI.info on October 16, 2020
Modified on October 16, 2020