The mission of the EIT RawMaterials is to foster innovation and entrepreneurship by driving and promoting projects all along the raw materials value chain. The philosophy of the Business Idea competition is to help future potential entrepreneurs in creating technologies and business models with a high growth potential within the raw materials sector and in all related fields.
The awarded idea concerns the reuse of stabilized fly ash as a filler in plastics, to substitute critical raw materials as Sb. Te project, STARS (STabilized fly Ash by waste silica for flame Retardants Substitution in plastic composites). This is a clear and valuable result and impact of our Life and after-life project.