CIDAUT Foundation is a private non-profit institution committed to strengthening the industrial fabric in the transport and energy sectors, through specific research and development programs. CIDAUT is a major player among technological centres and maintains a presence in line with its stature in the main Spanish and European technological areas, where it works to promote the productive advances of its clients

Researchers at Fraunhofer ICT carry out research and development work within the key competences areas energetic materials, energetic systems, applied electrochemistry, environmental engineering and polymer engineering. The resulting knowledge and developments are applied in four business areas: defense and security, air and space travel, automotive and transport industry, chemistry and process engineering, and energy and environment. Developments are followed through from the initial concept via basic research to applied research and the realisation of customer-specific, pilot-level applications. Our expertise covers conception and design, product development, processing technology, material development and characterisation, and quality assurance.

TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION is a private, independent, non-profit applied research center of international excellence. Legally a Foundation, TECNALIA is the leading private and independent research and technology organization in Spain and one of the largest in Europe, employing over 1,400 people (164 PhDs). TECNALIA is committed to generate major impacts in economic terms, by means of innovation and technological development, addressed by 7 business divisions, covering economic sectors of Energy and Environment, Industry, Transportation, Construction, Health and ICT. TECNALIA has been granted over 250 patents and promoted more than 30 spin-off companies.

KU Leuven is the largest and oldest university in Belgium with as strong track record in FP7 (> 540 projects) and H2020 (currently 93 projects). The REMAGHIC KU Leuven is represented by RARE³ (Research Platform focusing on the Advanced Recycling and Reuse of Rare Earths and other Critical Metals). RARE³ develops breakthrough recycling processes for complex End-of-Life products and industrial residues containing critical metals. The flagship research activity within RARE³ is the use of ionic liquid technology (“ionometallurgy”) for the recovery, separation and purification of critical metals. RARE³ KU Leuven currently coordinates FP7 MC-ITN EREAN, MSCA-ETN REDMUD and DEMETER. KU Leuven hosts the Belgian-German-Dutch colocation centre for EIT Raw Materials, with a focus on urban and landfill mining.

Grupo Antolin is a leading multinational company in the development, design and manufacture of interior components for the automobile industry. A profitable, competitive company established in 26 countries in which 28,000 individuals provide their skills. Creativity, leadership and client satisfaction continue to be our core values today and are the best recipe for success in the future.

Relight srl is a private company founded in 1999 for the collection, transport and treatment of electrical and electronical equipment waste (WEEE). Since the beginning the main aim of Relight activities is to close the loop and find solutions for the recycling of the different fractions that constitute a WEEE, trying to reach the “end of waste” status for critical fractions.

ITRB is a Global Engineering Services provider in aerospace, present in 4 European countries. ITRB can count on sound experience on the subject thanks to deep and detailed investigation conducted for OEM and First Tier Supplier onto Materials and Standards distribution in on-going Aerospace Programs.

Piaggio Aerospace is dedicated to cutting edge aviation technology. The only industry player to design, develop and support unmanned aerial systems, business, special missions and ISR aircraft and aero engines, Piaggio Aerospace is an industry leader in business aviation and Defence and Security.

Pininfarina is a design house of international repute, a symbol of Italian style in the world. With over 80 years of experience, it is a flexible partner able to offer competitive products and services based on the values of the brand: purity, elegance and innovation. Its activities focus on design, engineering services, conception and production of unique cars or in very small series.

Meotec is a R&D related company based in medical device technology, especially in the development of biodegradable magnesium alloys and coatings. Meotec is planning to extent topical business fields by the establishment of manufacturing equipment for own magnesium based implants and to provide such for industrial partners in service.

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