Open Innovation -

Unlock the potential of your innovation ecosystem 

EIT RawMaterials will boost your innovation power

At EIT RawMaterials, we foster growth and innovation with a focus on raw materials. Our extensive network in the local innovation ecosystems reaches across the raw materials value chain. Combined with our technical and market intelligence, we are ideally placed to develop Open Innovation initiatives across Europe.

Our Open Innovation services help corporates unlock new opportunities and connect to the start-up community - and give start-ups the platform to demonstrate ground-breaking solutions.



Proven track record of
innovation projects


Strong ecosystem of 

start-ups and scale-ups


Unique network in 

raw materials sector

Our Products & Services

Corporate Challenges

Unlock new business opportunities with a corporate innovation challenge and connect with start-ups.


Driving tangible innovation results to help you solve a business need.

Start-up Scouting

We bridge the gap between start-ups and corporations to foster collaboration.

What our clients say

During our very first call, we conducted a market study with a startup without knowing in which ways it would develop, and today we are preparing to sign our first joint venture with them for an innovative recycling solution. If you are an entrepreneur and you feel that there is more out there for your business, you should definitely apply.

Matthias Harms
CEO of Veolia Germany

Open Calls

Eramet Responsible
Mining Innovation
Challenge 2021

Up to the challenge to shape the future of responsible mining? We are looking for start-ups with innovative technology solutions for the mining industry. Get your chance to win a EUR 50k prize and to collaborate with a leading mining company!

Application closes on 15 September 2021, 20:00 CET.

Discover the Power of Open Innovation Today!