Materials Industries brings together producers of non-ferrous metals, foundries and manufacturers of fabricated metal, plastics, composites and aluminium products and the metalworking subcontractors .
22/04 Brokerage event 'Eureka Clusters AI Call 2021' In order to support you in the creating your project proposal and build your consortium for the Eureka Clusters AI Call 2021, an online Brokerage event will be organised on 22 April 2021. This event will enable you to present your project idea(s) and/or learn about other project ideas.
23/04 AI Inspiration Session - How to improve asset performance using AI? Increasing digitisation is one of the most important trends in asset intensive organisations. We know this by the collective name 'industry 4.0', with terms such as IoT, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI in particular is increasingly being used to optimise and automate all kinds of processes. But what does AI mean for the world of maintenance and asset management?
Review of the IPCEI framework - Consultation until 20/4 The European Commission has published on 23/02 a draft Communication on IPCEI and welcomes stakeholder responses by 20/04.
Second life of electric car batteries explained All high-tech products have an environmental impact and thus it is important to think about how we use them in a conscious way. Batteries are one such product.
ISO/TC 333 Lithium - Strategic Business Plan The importance and usage of lithium is constantly raising. Lithium is used as battery materials 65%, ceramics and glass 18%, lubricating greases 5%, polymer production 3%, continuous casting mold flux powders 3%, air treatment 1% and other uses 5%. Especially the use a battery material is raising sharply together with the forecasted raise in electric mobility.
Second Important Project of Common European Interest (“IPCEI”) to support research and innovation in the battery value chain has been approved On 26th of January 2021, the Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a second Important Project of Common European Interest (“IPCEI”) to support research and innovation in the battery value chain. The project, called “European Battery Innovation” was jointly prepared and notified by Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.