ERA-MIN Joint Call 2019

Basic Information

Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy. The scope of the 2019 Joint Call is needs-driven research addressing all aspects of the non-energy non-agricultural raw materials life cycle covering both primary and secondary resources.

Network ERA-MIN 2
Aim of the joint call The ERA-MIN Joint Call 2019 is focused on needs-driven research on non-energy, non-agricultural raw materials (metallic, construction and industrial minerals), with a circular economy approach. The five main topics of the call are based on the challenges and priorities identified in the ERA MIN Research Agenda covering both primary and secondary resources and substitution of Critical Raw Materials: 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 and 5) Cross-Cutting Topics.
Type of joint call One Stage - Call with no pre-proposals submission
Launch date 15/11/2019
Deadline Full-Proposal 12/03/2020 Submitted proposal: 38
Evaluation End Date 30/06/2020 Successful proposal: 12 Proposals funded: 12
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • Other
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Industrial production
  • Materials
  • Socio-economics sciences and humanities
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
  • Pre-competitive research
  • Other: TRL eligibility depends on specific rules of each national funding agencies
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
  • Other: Public Administration. Eligible Target Gropus depend also on specific rules of each national funding agencies
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Belgium Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation (INNOVIRIS)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Belgium Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
Canada Quebec Research Fund - Nature and Technology (FRQ-NT)
Chile National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT)
Finland Business Finland (BF)
France Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Greece General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Slovakia Slovak Academy of Science (SAS/SAV)
Slovenia Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (MESCS/MIZS)
South Africa Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Sweden Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA)
Türkiye The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
ANTISOLVO Antisolvent precipitation to extract the value from end-of-l... 01/01/2021 01/12/2023 3
BaCLEM Bio-assisted Closed loop recycling of E-Mobility Metals from... 01/11/2020 01/10/2023 5
D-Rex Deposit-to-Regional Scale Exploration 01/01/2021 01/12/2023 9
ELiMINATE End-of-life Li-ion battery management integration and techno... 01/12/2020 01/11/2023 5
MOSTMEG Predictive models for strategic metal rich, granite-related ... 01/11/2020 01/10/2023 7
PROPER New sustainability metrics to improve recycling PROcess PERf... 01/12/2020 01/11/2023 3
REEScue Integrated process for the recovery of Rare Earth Elements a... 01/10/2020 01/03/2023 5
RETECH Recovery of rare earth elements from complex ores in Turkey ... 01/12/2020 01/11/2023 5
REVIVING REVIVING – revisiting mine tailings to innovate metals bio r... 01/01/2021 01/12/2023 8
ReFina Novel methods for enhanced recovery of metals and minerals f... 01/10/2020 01/09/2023 6
SMART-G Smart Geopolymers 01/10/2020 01/09/2022 8
nanoBT Application of nano-bubble technologies to mining industry o... 01/11/2020 01/10/2023 3