EUMICON – Recovery. Made in Europe


EUMICON invites you to join the digital conference “Recovery. Made In Europe” (18.11.2020) organized in partnership with the European Commission. The opening keynote remarks will be delivered by the Vice-President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefčovič who has placed Europe’s strategic autonomy in the spotlight of the political discussion. The conference aims to discuss how strengthening the EU’s strategic autonomy can help lessen the effects of the COVID-19 crises with high-level stakeholders from politics, industry, NGOs and academia. It will bring the EU recovery program, circular economy, green transformation and the importance of resilient value chains for the European economy into focus. Other topics that will be touched upon are the the need for increased quantities of mineral raw materials and how the EU must ensure the security of supply, which match the projected demand of the European industry.

This year it’s all about one question:

How can we make Europe’s economy more resilient?

Let’s shape Europe’s future together!

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shiftTanks – Kick-off and Information Event

The initiative shiftTanks is the first join-in ThinkTank in Austria, which brings together committed young people from the technical sector and offers them a platform to get active. shiftThans gives them the opportunity to work out disruptive solutions that bring the global society step by step closer to a sustainable future. The initiative consists of five think tanks in which challenges posed by anthropogenic climate change are to be addressed. The tanks with the topics “Awareness”, “Global South”, “Resources, “Energy” and “Processes” will be filled with real and conceptual project ideas from industry and science. The results of the work will be published and made available to the general public.

A first online kick-off and information event will take place on 18/11/2020 -19:00 CEST. Access is via this link: Event Number: 1745669399 Password: shiftTanks

The initiators Engineers for a Sustainable Future ( and the Resources Innovation Center ( in Leoben are looking forward to welcoming numerous visitors.

TrainESEE – Open Event

TrainESEE v.2 is a capacity building project funded by the EIT RawMaterials. The project consortium coordinated by University of Zagreb-Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering consists of “Trainer” partners (Aalto University, Tecnalia Research Innovation, KGHM Cuprum ltd., Technical University Wien, Montan University Leoben, National Tecnical University of Athens and University of Miskolc) and “Training” partners (Technical University of Košice, AGH University of Science and Technology, University of Miskolc, National Technical University of Athens and two universities form the ESEE region). The project lasts for 2 years and is focused on the academic staff of the “Training” partners. Within the project four training modules are going to be developed, implemented and prepared as acceleration programmes: Teaching methodology; Project preparation and management; Innovation and entrepreneurial and Science to Business module. Each of the six participating RIS Universities will collaborate in preparation of the acceleration programmes during the project. Acceleration programmes are planned to last continuously for minimum of 3 years after the implementation, increasing the percentage of the trained academic staff to >50% at universities.

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EIT Climate-KIC Ecosystem Meeting in the Region eastern Upper Styria

In cooperation with the European climate protection and innovation agency EIT Climate KIC Austria, its Austrian partner organisations and the Climate Change Centre Austria (CCCA) we are organising the online Ecosystem Meeting on 26th of November 2020 with a focus on the region eastern Upper Styria. Together we want to exchange information on current initiatives and projects in the region of eastern Upper Styria and the surrounding regions on the topics of climate protection, climate change adaptation and systemic transformation, as well as identify possible points of contact to current and future measures and strategies at national and EU level. Furthermore, we want to get to know pioneers and forward thinkers of the region in order to connect them with different national and international organisations and networks and to push forward sustainable innovations to achieve the climate goals in a joint cooperation.
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21st Austrian Climate Day

Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

The Austrian Climate Day is a scientific conference that aims to provide an overview of current Austrian research activities in the fields of climate change, impacts, adaptation and prevention. In addition, the Climate Day has developed into a central showcase of research activities financed by climate and energy funds. Furthermore, the Climate Day serves to network natural science, socio-economic, humanities and cultural science departments and promotes the exchange between basic research, applied research and users. A special focus is therefore placed on cooperation and dialogue with stakeholders from politics and administration as well as networking with practitioners, research funding agencies and businesses. Through the Climate Change Centre Austria (CCCA), forces are bundled; scientific findings on climate change can be efficiently transported to society and contribute to solving the challenge of climate change.