Researcher Conversation Series

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“LCA Approach to Estimate Household’s Technology Metal Footprint” Sam’s life cycle analysis (LCA) work focuses on estimating the quantities of a comprehensive range of physical products UK households purchased and the waste generated between 2011 and 2020, including food and drink, EEE, textiles and more. This talk will delve deeper into WEEE and show you […]

Researcher Conversation Series

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“The Dynamics of Electric Vehicle Battery Circular Supply Chain: An Investigation” Delivered by our Met4Tech Researcher, Dr Krishna Mohan Thazhathu Valiyaveettil, followed by a facilitated discussion. Lithium-Ion Batteries (LIBs) form the principal power source and the cost component of Electric vehicles (EVs). The materials used in EVLIBs are termed critical due to their high technological importance, scarcity […]

Regulatory challenges in creating circular economy for techmetals

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About this event This roundtable is part of the Met4Tech project, and focuses on legal and policy aspects of a circular economy in techmetals. The UKRI-funded Met4Tech project aims to explore how to create a circular economy for technology metals, such as lithium, cobalt, rare earth elements, and others essential in decarbonisation and digital technologies. […]

Met4Tech Responsible Innovation Workshop

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About this event The aim of this workshop is to outline draft guidelines for responsible innovation related to creating a technology metals circular economy. This Met4Tech Workshop will be a ‘deep dive’ exploration of key products containing technology metals, and will explore how past events and turning points affected the future development and markets for […]