Global needs of raw materials (minerals, metals, advanced materials) are increasing yearly. Fortunately, the focus is on technology improvements, replacement materials, and greater concern for the sustainable extraction, processing, and recycling. Is your startup active in that field and wants to develop? As part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology in the field of raw materials, EIT RawMaterials, there are some great opportunities to develop your startup. Read more about free programs below.
Accelerator - Application deadline is August 29, 2021!
Enter the Accelerator Phase 1, which offers a free program to help you test the concept of a business model. It is intended for teams and existing startups that are at least at the level of development of TRL4 (= verification of technology in the laboratory) in the field of raw materials. Selected startups receive € 15,000 in funding.
You can find more about the program here. The application deadline is August 29, 2021.
Booster - Application deadline is September 3, 2021!
Enter the free Booster program, intended for existing startups, spin-offs and small to medium-sized companies in the development phase of TRL4 in the field of raw materials. Financial support of up to € 60,000, tailored mentoring and access to the extensive partner network of EIT RawMaterials awaits you.
You can find more about the program here. The application deadline is September 3, 2021.
Regional Innovation Competition 2021 - Application deadline is September 28, 2021!
Regional Innovation Competition 2021 invites startups in the field of raw materials - minerals, metals and advanced materials. Workshops, mentoring vouchers and local support for RIS incubators, as well as the final presentation of innovations are waiting for you. Win from 2000 € to 5000 €!
More information about the competition can be found here. The application deadline is September 28, 2021.