Actions should strengthen an EU expert network and community covering all raw materials screened in the CRM assessment of 2017, and once available also the raw materials of 2020 assessment.
The actions should improve data and knowledge on all screened raw materials. The actions should also support the Commission in the analysis of the future supply and demand of raw materials, policy and technology gaps and innovation potential along the raw materials value chains.
Type of action: Coordination and Support Action.
Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to EUR 3 million would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately.