Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy
When Nov 20, 2018 12:00 PM to
Jan 31, 2019 05:00 PM

Are you active in the raw materials sector ? Do you want to collaborate with international companies or universities to do research on circular economy?

Submit your proposal for the ERA-MIN 2 project call before 31 January 2019!


What is ERA-MIN 2?

ERA-MIN 2 is the EU program that aims to support the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials.

This network funds transnational research and innovation projects in 18 different countries.


2018 project call: Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy

'Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy, that's the theme of the 2018 project call. 

The scope of the call is needs-driven research addressing all aspects of the non-energy non-agricultural raw materials life cycle covering both primary, secondary resources and the substitution of critical raw materials in a circular economy approach.

The 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


Who can apply?  

  • All stakeholders in the raw materials value chain, including academia, industry, NGOs, public authorities and civil society who meet the eligibility criteria.

  • Applicants not requesting funding can be partners of the consortium on the condition that they provide evidence of the availability of their own funds to cover their costs.

  • Each consortium must be composed of at least 3 independent legal entities eligible to request funding from the Funding Organisations of, at least, 2 different countries of wich at least 1 is a EU Member State or EU Associated Country participating in the call.

  • The coordinator of the consortium must be eligible for funding and be established in a country or region participating in the call.


More information? 

Consult the following pages on our website:  ERA-MIN 2 for companies, ERA-MIN 2 for research organisations, ERA-MIN 2 for non-profit.

You can find more information on the ERA-MIN 2 website.

Do you have a question? Please contact: 


Beata Bibrowska

International Projects Advisor

Strategic Research Team

Tel. +32 2 600 50 22