Calling Ukrainian raw materials startups: level up your business in the raw materials sector with EIT RawMaterials Booster

Are you a passionate start-up or SME with sustainable solutions for the raw materials industry? Don’t miss out on the incredible opportunity to apply for the EIT Raw Materials Booster Call and unlock financial support of up to EUR 200,000.

The civilised world is undergoing a monumental transformation towards net-carbon-neutrality and technology-driven innovation, steered by the EU Green Deal. As a result, the demand for critical and strategic raw materials is skyrocketing.

Electric vehicles, solar panels, and wind turbines — all depend on a sustainable supply of vital raw materials like lithium, cobalt, magnesium, copper, and rare earth elements.

That’s why EIT RawMaterials is on a constant mission to seek out and support start-ups and SMEs that are revolutionising the raw materials sector. From cutting-edge deep-tech solutions for mineral exploration, mining, and processing to ground-breaking advancements in battery material substitution and recycling, EIT RawMaterials works to make a real impact.

As a selected start-up or SME, you’ll not only receive funding and personalised services, but you’ll also become a valued member of the vibrant EIT RawMaterials partner network.

Booster Call provides established companies with support to:

  • speed up a technology challenge to bring your solution closer to the market
  • accelerate market entry by dedicating financial resources to a specific segment or target market
  • facilitate product portfolio diversification, enabling product adaption or new product features to address a concrete market need

Join the ranks of game-changers and trailblazers in the raw materials industry:

Booster Call 2023 is open throughout the year. The closest deadline is September 4, 2023.

For more information, please contact EIT RawMaterials Innovation Hub – for Ukrainian startups, it is Innovation Hub East. Details of EIT RawMaterials Booster Call, eligibility, procedure, award criteria and other – available here

To remind you, the experts of the project “New Subsoil Code of Ukraine” are working on improving the regulatory environment of the raw materials industry, which will allow to attract foreign investments to Ukraine and develop the industry.

The project is financed by the European Union and implemented by the Consortium consisting of experts from Projekt-Consult (Germany), MinPol (Austria) and the Better Regulation Delivery Office (Ukraine). This publication reflects the position of the Project and does not necessarily coincide with the position of the European Commission.