BLUE Harvesting News

Deep-sea mining less harmful to environment thanks to new ‘minerals collector’

04 March 2021
At the bottom of the ocean, there are fields full of metals such as copper, manganese, nickel and cobalt, extremely useful materials for accelerating the energy transition. Just think how much cobalt is needed in self-driving cars. The challenge i...

BlueHarvesting @ EASME session at RM Summit H2020 – Innovations and Innovators along the raw materials value chain (30 September 2020 14:00-17:00 hrs)

14 August 2020
Global Innovation and Technology Summit in the Raw Materials SectorMetals, minerals and advanced materials are vital for the EU economy and are the key enablers for the clean energy transition and future mobility. The sustainable management of nat...

Radio interview BNR techniektour: De techniek achter baggeren (Dutch only)

23 October 2020

Blue Harvesting @ 49th Underwater Minerals Conference 2020 (September 27 - October 2, 2020)

14 August 2020
The World's Largest Gathering of Ocean Mineral Stakeholders: The Underwater Minerals Conference (UMC) is an annual international forum, with representatives from over 25 countries that since 1970 has brought the marine minerals community toge...

Further improvement of the hydraulic collector to minimize its environmental impact

14 August 2020
The final results of the Blue Nodules project give a very clear overview of where the efforts of the Blue Harvesting project aim at, further improving the hydraulic collector to minimize its environmental impact. For full version of the video (22 ...

Project kick-off meeting held

21 October 2019
Representatives from all partners attended the kick-off meeting which was held in Delft, 16-17 April 2019. The Work Package leaders presented their overview including planning for the next period and fruitfull discussions took place.
EIT RawMaterials - Connecting matters

This project has received funding from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, EIT Raw Materials under Project Agreement 18138. 

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