Event “MINE.THE.GAP: Supporting SMEs in the 10 challenges of 21st century mining” will take place online – 19 November 2021 !
A virtual satellite event in the context of the EU Raw Materials Week 2021 will take place online on Friday, 19 November 2021, 10:00 – 12:30 CET entitled: “MINE.THE.GAP: Supporting SMEs in the 10 challenges of 21st century mining”.
Invitation to event “MINE.THE.GAP: Supporting SMEs in the 10 challenges of 21st century mining”
MINE.THE.GAP invites you to a project presentation and elevator pitch for SMEs in the frame of the EU Raw Materials Week 2021!
· During this event, the project will be presented, and the open calls and application procedure will be introduced to the audience. A technology showcase will be offered to those SMEs with forefront ideas in the raw materials sector, including awarded SMEs and projects in the first round of open calls.
· Please, use this link to REGISTER
· SMEs that would like to give a short project or business offer presentation in the second part of the event, will need to indicate their interest when registering for this event. The slots will be given on a “first come, first serve” basis. You will be contacted by the MINE.THE.GAP team about your presentation.
PART I: MINE.THE.GAP and the current challenges in raw materials
§ 10:00 Welcome and Introduction
§ 10:05 “MINE.THE.GAP” – Supporting SMEs in the 10 Challenges of the 21st Century Mining for a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials to EU Industry. Santiago Cuesta-López, MTG Coordinator and Managing Director ICAMCyL
§ 10:30 European Initiatives and Collaborative Opportunities for SMEs. Antonio Novo, President European Clusters Alliance and Managing Director IDiA
§ 10:50 Innovation Vouchers for SMEs Working Across the Full Value Chain of Raw Materials. Santiago Cuesta-López, MTG Coordinator and Managing Director ICAMCyL
§ 11:20 MINE.THE.GAP Online Tools: How to Find Project Partners and Apply for Innovation Vouchers. Nina Hoppmann, Project Manager IDiA
PART II: Business show cases for SMEs in Raw Materials
§ 11:30 Elevator Pitches of Selected SMEs for Project or Business Offers in Raw Materials. Moderated by Marta Peres, Project Manager Association Portuguese Cluster of Mineral Resources
All the information can be found at https://h2020-minethegap.eu/invitation-to-event-mine-the-gap-supporting-smes-in-the-10-challenges-of-21st-century-mining/