On 29 November, the CRM Alliance hosted the webinar "The Critical Raw Materials Act: an opportunity to solve the EU’s supply chain issues?", which brought together the following industry experts to discuss the upcoming proposal:
Ines Van Lierde, Secretary General, Euroalliages
Mike Blakeney, Senior Manager Government and Public Affairs, the Cobalt Institute
Peter Husen, Consultant, Vanitec
Ted Knudson, Vice-President of the Beryllium Science & Technology Association (BeST)
Dr. Stefan Eichler, Chief Technology Officer, Freigberger Compounds
Our panelists discussed a variety of issues, including the importance of bringing back the CRM value chain to Europe, the importance of EU soft power, the role of CRMs in the energy and mobility transition, the challenge of the overregulation of substances in the EU and current recycling projects.
We thank our speakers for their great insight into the topic and look forward to continue these conversations.
The CRM Alliance has submitted comments to the European Commission's proposal on the CRM Act. Click here to access the document.