Save the date for the physical event “Raw Materials Day 2021”, which will be held in Kulturpark exhibition area in Košice on 14 September 2021. This year we are preparing a networking event in cooperation with Technical University of Kosice, Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, and organizers of the largest technology conference in Slovakia – SlovakiaTech. The aim of Raw Materials Day is to strengthen the regional cooperation of actors in the raw materials sector. The motto of the event is “Together for a higher level of innovation in the region”.

Who can apply?

All actors in the value chain of raw materials: SMEs, universities,  research organizations, non-governmental organizations, but also individuals including students, professors, teachers, researchers and citizens participating in the raw materials sector. This represents, for example, the design of a product or service for the raw materials sector, exploration, mining, production, recycling or the circular economy.

Why attend?

Raw Materials Day 2021 will bring together a forum of regional stakeholders in the raw materials sector, whose participation is important for the following reasons:

  • acquaint the audience with the strategy of the European Commission and the Slovak Republic in the field of international cooperation along the value chain of raw materials;
  • emphasize the need to implement activities in a unified way in order to achieve a synergetic effect on the innovation potential and economy of the region;

  • achieve effective networking to involve stakeholders in specific EIT RawMaterials activities and European Commission initiatives;

  • Increasing the limit of acceptability of extraction of raw materials by the public through circular approaches.

Your participation will give you a better overview of the possibilities and ways to participate in the international activities of EIT RawMaterials in the form of collaborations and projects.

When and where?

On Tuesday, 14. September 2021 in Kulturpark exhibition area in Košice.

The conference will take place online in the event of an unfavorable epidemiological situation


Raw Materials Day 2021 Agenda 

Speakers will present current trends and strategies in the field of innovation and the raw materias sector, but will also present successful examples from the region and local companies working in the raw materials value chain, with whom you can establish cooperation.

In the afternoon, will be a discussion with representatives of the European Commission and other relevant authorities, where you will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss how to increase involvement in the mechanism for financing innovations in the raw materials sector.

There will also be an educational section for students, but also for the general public, where interesting project outputs in the form of educational tools will also be presented.


Here you can find the registration form: If you want to stay informed, leave us your e-mail address in our database (main page – Newsletter)

RM Day 2021