This online event took place on Thursday, 27 April 2023, 13:00-14:30.
Mr. Daniel Cios, the Policy Oficer at DG Grow, EC, and Mrs. Katarina Nilsson, the Chairwomen of the European Technological Platform for Sustainable Mineral Resources, discussed the objectives and the research and innovation strategy for raw materials in the context of recently proposed regulation: European Critical Raw Materials Act.
In the regulation the Commission proposes a comprehensive set of actions to ensure the EU’s access to a secure, diversified, affordable and sustainable supply of critical raw materials.
One of tools proposed in the Act are the investments in research, innovation and skills. The Commission will strengthen the uptake and deployment of breakthrough technologies in critical raw materials. The instrument used for this purpose will be Horizon Europe.
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