51 proposals submitted to the ERA-MIN Joint Call 2018


51 proposals have been submitted to the ERA-MIN Joint Call 2018, involving 280 applicants, requesting a total of 36 million € of public funds and with total costs of 49 million €.

The one-step call, which was published on 31 October 2018 and closed on 31 January 2019, is focused on needs-driven R&I on all aspects of the non-energy non-agricultural raw materials 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 this topic are expected to propose non-technological innovations regarding:
  • New business models,
  • Improvement of methods or data for environmental impact assessment,
  • Social acceptance and trust/public perception of raw materials.

Further information of the call is available here.