‘The value is on circularity – Recycling-reusing-reinvesting on critical raw materials’ video is now available

Dec 2, 2020

The value is on circularity – Recycling-reusing-reinvesting on critical raw materials webinar was jointly organised by the European Chemical Society (EuChemS) and Maria Spyraki, Member of the European Parliament. The event was held online on Thursday 5 November 2020.

Discover more about this online event and download the presentations of the speakers HERE.


– Welcome and setting the scene by Maria Spyraki, Member of the European Parliament: 0:25
– Chemistry welcome by Pilar Goya, EuChemS President: 7:32
– Critical elements and the transition to electric mobility, Nicola Armaroli, Italian National Research Council (CNR):
– Horizon Europe: critical elements and circular economy in the next framework programme, Barend Verachtert, European Commission, DG RTD, Prosperity Directorate:
– The use of alternative fuels as a key strategy to address the European Green Deal, Nicolas Moussiopoulos, Aristotle University Thessaloniki (AUTh):
– Urban mining and the recycling of E-Waste, Christian Hagelüken, Umicore:
– The EC list of Critical Raw Materials (EU policy), Peter Handley, European Commission, DG GROW:
– Phosphorus, an essential element to feed the world, Evamarie Hey-Hawkins, Leipzig University:
– High-value food ingredients from agri-food by-products and wastes: overview, strategies and prebiotic oligosaccharides as case study, Marco Arlorio, Università del Piemonte Orientale (UPO):
– Sustainability in renewable solar-to-electric energy conversion: A case for thin-film photovoltaics, Jovana V. Milić, University of Fribourg and EPFL:
– 3R education – is it our job?, Iwona Maciejowska, Jagiellonian University:
– Q&A:
– Conclusion:

Watch the workshop here!

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