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Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

EU-Latin America Dialogue on Raw Materials: Consolidating the co-operation

Time: Monday/Tuesday 8th and 9th May 2017

Place: Hotel Meliá Buenos Aires, Reconquista 945 - 1003ABS Buenos Aires, Argentina

The main purpose of this event will be to consolidate the cooperation between the European Union and Latin American countries in the field of raw materials. Several thematic areas will be addressed:

  • Investment and cooperation  opportunities
  • Innovation (technology, finance, business models, partnerships, regulatory frameworks, clusters, …)
  • Trade, SDG, environmental and safety performance along the mining value chain
  • Research, Education, skills and training opportunities along the mining value chain
  • Ongoing cooperation projects and initiatives

Together with other representatives, Luis Tercero Espinoza, Head of Business Unit Systemic Risks and coordinator for Materials and Raw Materials at Fraunhofer ISI, will participate at the session “Facing the global challenges and trends (Part I)” and speak about “Raw Materials for emerging technologies”.

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The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI analyzes the origins and impacts of innovations. We research the short- and long-term developments of innovation processes and the impacts of new technologies and services on society. On this basis, we are able to provide our clients from industry, politics and science with recommendations for action and perspectives for key decisions. Our expertise is founded on our scientific competence as well as an interdisciplinary and systemic research approach.