The European Technology Platform on Sustainable Mineral Resources (ETP-SMR) aims at modernising and reshaping a fundamental pillar of the European economy: the European Minerals Industries.
These include oil, gas, coal, metal ores, industrial minerals, ornamental stones, aggregates, smelters as well as technology suppliers and engineering companies.
- Securing the future supply of/access to European raw materials;
- Supporting the revival of exploration of Europe’s mineral potential;
- Developing innovative and sustainable production technologies;
- Implementing best practices;
- Reuse, recovery and recycling as well as new product applications;
Creating European added value through RTD-based technology leadership, education and training.