The Innovation Hub is the European aluminium industry’s vehicle to develop joint innovation projects. This collaborative platform is triggering research projects that target important identified technology challenges. Coordinated by European Aluminium, its goal is two-fold: facilitate breakthrough technologies and processes, especially in connection with its Sustainability Roadmap, and gain access to EU and other sources of research funding.
The RemovAL project
was the first EU-funded project facilitated by the Innovation Hub. It started in 2018, gathering 26 partners aiming to improve processes to convert bauxite residues and spent pot-lining waste into resources. In 2021, the Innovation Hub is involved in seven EU collaborative projects addressing the aluminium value chain.