EIT RawMaterials Raw & Circular Economy Expedition (RACE) for R&D professionals

9.11.2017, 15:53 - Pekka Suomela

EIT RawMaterials Raw & Circular Economy Expedition (RACE) for R&D professionals coming from industry. Call for Applications is now open. The RACE will take R&D professionals on a learning journey along the entire raw materials value chain to visit leading companies, explore circular economy innovations and opportunities and solve industrial challenges.


RACE programme and circular economy challenges will be built around two overarching themes:

  • Theme 1: Metals, renewable energy and closed loops for electric mobility
  • Theme 2: Using information from digitalisation to design and optimise metal processes


Baltic Leg:            Hosted by Outotec on 7-8 December 2017

Northern Leg:      Hosted by Höganäs on 14-15 February 2018

Western Leg:       Hosted by Umicore in 10-11 April 2018


The RACE is for R&D professionals from industry with at least 5 years’ experience.


Interested participants should submit an application at the following link – https://eitrawmaterials.eu/race/. But hurry, Call for Applications will close on 21 November 2017.


Accommodation, subsistence and local transportation costs from the hotel to the venues will be covered by EIT RawMaterials for all three legs. RACE participants will only need to cover the costs of three return flights to/from each Leg.


In case of questions, please contact the RACE Organisers – Denise McCluskey and Wesley Crock – at RACE@eitrawmaterials.eu.