G. Bailey & 7th Trilateral Critical Materials

G. Bailey & 7th Trilateral Critical Materials

Gwendolyn Bailey, a Marie-Skłodowska Curie fellow from KU Leuven represented the European H2020 ETN DEMETER (on Design and Recycling of Rare-Earth Permanent Magnet Motors and Generators in Hybrid and Full Electric Vehicles) at the 7th Trilateral EU-US-Japan Conference...
Symposium on Social License to Operate (21-2-18)

Symposium on Social License to Operate (21-2-18)

Transitioning to a low-carbon economy – the social license to operate for mining and recycling of critical metals – Symposium day in the context of Artefact 2018: This Rare Earth – Stories from Below As part of “Artefact 2018: This Rare Earth –...
DEMETER video wins prize during EC JRC conference

DEMETER video wins prize during EC JRC conference

The ETN DEMETER project participated in the EU4FACTS video & poster competition. Researchers were invited to create videos and posters to showcase their research and relate it to the topics of the EU4FACTS conference. These topics dealt with the role of science in...
ELFM IV Symposium programme & registration

ELFM IV Symposium programme & registration

Register for the 4th Enhanced Landfill Mining Symposium on 5 and 6 February, 2018, in Belgium: Enhanced Landfill Mining & the circular economy (ELFM IV) It probably seems unthinkable for you but Europe has at least 500,000 landfills full of waste. Left unattended...
EC publishes new list of Critical Raw Materials

EC publishes new list of Critical Raw Materials

On September 13, 2017, the European Commission finally published a Communication on its long-awaited updated list of Critical Raw Materials (CRMs). The impact of this iconic list cannot be underestimated. Its primary purpose is to identify the raw materials with a...
SOLVOMET, a new Industrial Service Centre

SOLVOMET, a new Industrial Service Centre

SIM² KU Leuven is delighted to announce that it has just launched a new Industrial Service Centre, which is focussed on developing and commercialising solvometallurgical flow sheets or key elements within larger flow sheets that combine pyro-, hydro- and solvo-parts....