Technological Centre

Webinar “Biomining, a promising sustainable way to supply Critical Raw Materials in Europe”

Next Wednesday, April 27th, will take place an online webinar “Biomining, a promising sustainable way to supply Critical Raw Materials in Europe”.

Among the speakers will be researchers from CETIM Technological Centre, Universidade de Coimbra, Linneuniversitetet, AlgaEnergy, and VTT Technical Research Centre.

Next Wednesday 27th April an online webinar will take place in the framework of the BIORECOVER project. The theme of this event will be focused on current research in the use of biotechnology for the sustainable recovery of metals from untapped secondary and primary sources.

Researchers from the BIORECOVER project will present the latest findings on the treatment and recovery of metals that are essential today, focusing on the biotechnological processes developed within the framework of the project. Thus, Pablo Frieiro from CETIM, Paula V. Morais & Romeu Francisco from Universidade De Coimbra, Mark Dopson from Linneuniversitetet and Irene Jarama from AlgaEnergy, will be the speakers.

In addition, Jarno Mäkinen, from the VTT Technical Research Centre, will present the results obtained in the H2020 NEMO project, which explores new ways of valorising sulphide mining waste.

The complete program is available at the following link:

This seminar is aimed at all audiences: experts, technicians, students, professionals, legislators and anyone wishing to discover opportunities related to the use of biotechnological processes for the recovery of critical raw materials.

Registration is open at the following form:

In detail
BIORECOVER – Development of an innovative and sustainable strategy for the selective biorecovery of critical raw materials from primary and secondary sources, is a project co-funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program.  Led by CETIM Technological Centre, it also counts with the participation of MYTILINEOS, Magnesitas Navarras SA, Tecnicas Reunidas SA, Johnson Matthey PLC, Kobenhavns Universitet, Universidade De Coimbra, Linneuniversitetet, Francisco Albero SA, ENSO Innovation, Algaenergy SA, LGI Consulting, University of Cape Town, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg.