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The economies of the future will no longer rely on oil and coal, but on lithium for batteries; on silicon metal for chips; on rare earth permanent magnets for electric vehicles and wind turbines. And it is sure: the green and digital transitions will massively increase our need for these materials.
Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
January 2023

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Raw Materials Summit, Europe’s leading raw materials conference. The event will kick off with an Opening Night Dinner, followed by a two-day conference on 16-17 May at The Egg, Brussels.  

The Summit will feature leading players in the international raw materials industry, including innovators, data analysts, educators, investors, policymakers, researchers, prominent figures from the European Commission, NGOs, and more.

The annual event attracts more than 80 speakers and hundreds of attendees from the raw materials sector and beyond, plus for the first time, an Innovation Village showcasing 20 booths featuring breakthrough technology and big thinking from the most exciting entrepreneurs and start-ups.

To meet the tremendous demand for minerals and metals for strategic European industrial ecosystems, sustainable and reliable sourcing of raw materials gains increasing prominence on the EU’s strategic and economic agenda.  The Summit will be a platform for key discussions on the European Critical Raw Materials Act, geopolitical shifts and impacts, major innovations, policy initiatives, challenges and opportunities facing the raw materials sector – and much more. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the key players, enjoy amazing networking opportunities and connect with the most innovative minds driving this sector to the next level.

The Raw Materials Summit is organised by EIT RawMaterials, the world’s largest network in the raw materials sector.




Start: 15 May 2023
End: 17 May 2023

The EGG Brussels

Rue Bara 175
1070 Bruxelles Bruxelles

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