THE CALL TEXT OF ERA-MIN JOINT CALL 2018 HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

The Call Text of ERA-MIN Joint Call 2018 on Raw materials for sustainable development and the circular economy is now published. The Electronic Submission System will be open on 20 November 2018, being the deadline to submit the proposals on 31 January 2019.
The scope of the 2018 Joint Call is needs-driven research and innovation on all aspects of the non-energy non-agricultural raw materials (metallic, construction and industrial minerals) life cycle covering both primary and secondary resources and substitution of Critical Raw Materials in a circular economy approach.
The five thematic areas are:
1. Supply of raw materials from exploration and mining
2. Design
3. Processing, Production and Remanufacturing
4. Recycling and Re-use of End-of-Life Products
5. Cross-cutting topics. Proposals within Topic 5 are expected to propose non-technological innovations regarding:
o New business models,
o Improvement of methods or data for environmental impact assessment,
o Social acceptance and trust/public perception of raw materials.
For more information please refer to the ERA-MIN website.
The call text is accessible from this link.