BIOMOre: Research on future mining

Funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program

Different supply/demand forecasts estimate a lack of raw materials leading to higher costs or even no more availability in the future at all.

The EU consumes 20 to 35% of the most important base metals worldwide while importing more than 80% of its commodities representing more than 23 billion euros per year.

Final event
took place on
6 July 2018 in
Brussels, Belgium

On July 6th 2018, the BIOMOre project had its final event in Brussels. The workshop was attended by some 45 people. It was a very successful meeting, because the participants recognized the amount and quality of results of the project work.

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The BIOMOre project mainly aims at extracting metals, economically and ecologically optimised, from deep mineralized zones.


The BIOMOre concept of using in-situ recovery as a minimal-footprint mining technique has significant potential environmental and health benefits.

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