METGROW+ will address and solve bottlenecks in the European raw materials supply by developing innovative metallurgical technologies for unlocking the use of potential domestic raw materials. Within this project, both primary and secondary materials are studied as potential metal resources. Economically important nickel-cobalt deposits, low grade polymetallic wastes and iron containing sludges (goethite, jarosite

,etc.) which are currently not yet being exploited due to technical bottlenecks are in focus. Concurrently, METGROW+ targets innovative processes to extract important metals including Ni, Cu, Zn, Co, In, Ga, Ge in a cost-effective way. As project main output, a toolbox for metallurgical systems development is created in the project using new methods and combinations.


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METGROW+ tool: a straightforward way to assess the potential of low-grade ores and wastes

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Solvometallurgical process for extraction of copper from sulphidic ore minerals

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Validation of the METGROW+ processes

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METGROW+ connects with EIT Raw Materials

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METGROW+ and CHROMIC projects in HORIZON, the EU Research & Innovation Magazine: Discarded waste could be a treasure trove of rare metals

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