The AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow is a modern state university whose priority is the accomplishment of tasks and projects related to education, scientific research and innovations. The Faculty of Civil Engineering & Resource Management (Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering until 2021; Faculty of Mining until 2002) is the oldest faculty of the university, with the mission to educate engineers and conduct research at the highest level in line with the current and future needs of the economy and modern civilization. The Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection has the most environmental profile among the technical faculties of AGH. It is the only faculty in Poland that educates geology students to become specialists in applied geology, geophysics and computer science; and offers university-type of education, including the environmental aspects of geological sciences and tourism.

Kraków Cloth Hall

The TU Bergakademie Freiberg, as a resource university, with experience in educational projects (e.g. SinRem), focuses its research and teaching on how to deal responsibly with the finite resources of this earth. To this end, six faculties develop efficient and alternative technologies for raw material extraction, energy technologies, materials and recycling processes and contribute significantly to solving economic and ecological challenges. With the engineering, natural, geo, material and economic sciences, the university combines all areas of modern raw materials research in the basic area and applicationoriented research. 4,000 students receive a scientifically sound and practice-oriented education in 72 courses of study.

Brunnen Obermarkt - Freiberg, Otto the Rich fountain

Technical University of Košice is a public college covering a wide range of educational needs not just for the East Slovak region but in many fields it is the only science, research and education center not only in Slovakia but also in the Central European area. TUKE will provide its environment with scientific and technological knowledge basis, innovation and workforce, in order to form beneficial and sustainable future and high quality of life. This will be achieved at TUKE by innovative research and excellent education in all scientific branches of respective University Faculties.

Košice State Theater


La Palma Research Centre (LPRC) is an independent, internationally active think-tank headquartered on Isla de La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain. It is a member of the Climate KIC and the EIT RawMaterials communities working across a range of topics related to geoscience, environmental issues, blue economy and the Green Deal. LPRC passion is sustainable development, and its strength is delivering out of the box solutions for technology transfer, foresight and policy analysis, social media based marketing, science communication and public engagement. Located in one of Europe’s Outermost Regions LPRC consider it their mission to actively promote the development of our region, representing its interests through international cooperation.

Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals (Ł-IMN) is a research centre of the Polish non-ferrous industry. Complex activities cover all stages of metallic materials production: from ore treatment to technologies for production of modern product meeting all environmental standards. Many of the developed solutions became implemented in small and medium enterprises, non only in non-ferrous industry, but also in other branches. The services provided cover: R&D targeted for development of new technologies, optimisation of industrial processes, modernisation of production lines, construction of equipment, measurement and analytical services.