The Department of Anthropogenic Material Cycles , ANTS in short, was granted with core partners from the field of raw material research the status of EIT KIC Raw MatTERS. This gives the I.A.R. the opportunity to fully partner with other high quality research institutes and leading industrial enterprises to boost the European position as a leader in the field of raw material innovation.

The approval of the EIT KIC Raw MatTERS can be seen as a milestone for future development of the European driving force of innovation and the RWTH Aachen’s prosperity in the field of raw material industry.