Open call for EIT RawMaterials Start-Up Booster Programme & Financial support up to €60,000

Start-up and SME Booster Call 2018 is for start-ups and SMEs that want to test business ideas, would like to meet key players in the raw materials sector, and are looking for financial and/or non-financial support.

EIT RawMaterials can help you to create and develop new, innovative business ideas in the raw materials sector – covering every stage from initial ideas to business creation and business growth.

Besides funding and customised services, the selected start-ups will get access to EIT RawMaterials partner network, participating to their networking events, as well as gain visibility through EIT RawMaterials network channels. Eventually, supported start-up and SMEs may join the network as associate or full member to fully benefit from the ecosystem.

Thematic areas

The Call targets innovation in the raw materials value chain ranging from:

  1. Exploration and raw materials resource assessment
  2. Mining in challenging environments
  3. Increased resource efficiency in mineral and metallurgical processes
  4. Recycling and material chain optimisation for End-of-Life products
  5. Substitution of critical and toxic materials in products and for optimised performance
  6. Design of products and services for the circular economy

EIT RawMaterials exclude bio-based materials unless they fall under topic 5.

Find more information from here: EIT RawMaterials Booster Call 2018 

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