INSPIRES: An EU project for rare-earth magnets recycling

May 30, 2022
Raw Materials Summit 2024 Programme is now live
April 5, 2024
Raw Materials Summit 2024 Programme is now live
The Programme of the next Raw Materials Summit 20224 has been published. The Summit will take place in The Egg in Brussels. from May 14th to 16th. This 6th edition of the Raw Materials Summit underscores raw materials’ vital role in ensuring EU energy security and a clean energy transition. Despite doubling in the last...
New EU project on RE Magnet: SUPREEMO
March 4, 2024
New EU project on RE Magnet: SUPREEMO
SUstainable EuroPean Rare Earth Elements production value chain from priMary Ores (SUPREEMO) HE project aims to establish the first pre-commercial Rare Earth Elements (REEs) production value chain (TRL7) using European (EU) primary resources as feedstock, developing sustainable, cost-competitive processing, refining and Rare Earth (RE) Permanent Magnet (PM) production technologies in a responsible way complying with...
REIA – REEsilience Conference on Innovations in Rare Earths and Magnet Applications, March 28, 2024
March 4, 2024
REIA – REEsilience Conference on Innovations in Rare Earths and Magnet Applications, March 28, 2024
The Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) is organizing on 28th March in Brussels a one-day conference in partnership with REEsilience project, REEproduce, FutuRaM and INSPIRES projects. Key stakeholders from the rare-earth industry, R&D institutes and policy makers will join to discuss about the latest advances and innovations in the sector. Key topics of discussions will...
Article on Life Cycle Assessment of Rare Earth Free Permanent Magnet Alternatives
February 23, 2024
Article on Life Cycle Assessment of Rare Earth Free Permanent Magnet Alternatives
An international team of the EU project Passenger has just published a LCA study on ferrite and MnAlC permanent magnets. The work of Amato et al. is titled “Life Cycle Assessment of Rare Earth Elements-Free Permanent Magnet Alternatives: Sintered Ferrite and Mn−Al−C” was published in ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2023, 11, 13374−13386. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.3c02984 The possible...
Review on RE-PM and electrification by JSI and Kolektor teams
February 23, 2024
Review on RE-PM and electrification by JSI and Kolektor teams
How Will Rare Earths Affect Electrification? is the main question that the novel review of our colleagues of JSI and Kolektor try to answer in their novel review : The Future of Permanent-Magnet-Based Electric Motors: How Will Rare Earths Affect Electrification? by B. Podmiljsak et al published in Material s 17 (2024) 848;  https://doi.org/10.3390/ma17040848 The...
INSPIRES will participate in VIII Italian Conference on Magnetism
January 24, 2024
INSPIRES will participate in VIII Italian Conference on Magnetism
CNR partner will present different contributions related to recycling permanent magnets in the VIII Italian Conference on Magnetism that will take place in Milano (Italy) February, 7th to 9th 2024. The Conference will hace two sessions related to hard magnetic materials and sustainable magnets. More information in the web site.
M34 INSPIRES Meeting in Parma
January 24, 2024
M34 INSPIRES Meeting in Parma
The M34 INSPIRES Meeting took place on January 11th and 12th 2024 in the Institute of Materials for Electronics and Magnetism of the CNR at Parma, Italy. During the Meeting most significant results of all the work-packages were presented and future activities were discussed. Next project meeting will be organized by JSI at Ljubliana (Slovenia).
INSPIRES in Coiltech 2023 Fair
September 19, 2023
INSPIRES in Coiltech 2023 Fair
INSPIRES partners will be present in the Coiltech Fair  – International Coil Winding Exhibition and Conference at Pordenone (Italy) from 20th to 21th September 2023. The key areas of this Fair are materials, machines, techniques for the development, manufacture and maintenance of electric motors and transformers for generators; power distribution, industrial transformers; drive solutions for...
INSPIRES participates in the 27TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON RARE EARTH AND FUTURE PERMANENT MAGNETS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
September 1, 2023
INSPIRES participates in the 27TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON RARE EARTH AND FUTURE PERMANENT MAGNETS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
INSPIRES teams will contribute to the REPM 2023 Conference that took place in Birmingham (United Kingdom) from 3rd to 7th September 2023. The workshop brings together world-wide scientists and engineers working on rare-earth permanent magnets and their applications, to facilitate exchange of recent results and ideas on topics such as raw materials, resources, processing and...
INSPIRES in the Joint European Conference 2023 in Madrid
September 1, 2023
INSPIRES in the Joint European Conference 2023 in Madrid
INSPIRES teams have participated in the JEMS 2023 Conference that took place in Madrid (Spain) from 28th August to 1st September 2023. The Conference joints European experts and researchers on Magnetism. Several sessions were devoted to permanent magnets and materials and in which the state-of-art on this subject was presented. Also, a Special roundtable on...
Release of the “European Call for Action on Materials For Energy Storage and Conversion” by EIT RawMaterials and ERMA
June 29, 2023
Release of the “European Call for Action on Materials For Energy Storage and Conversion” by EIT RawMaterials and ERMA
15 May 2023: EIT RawMaterials and ERMA announced the release of the “European Call for Action on Materials For Energy Storage and Conversion”. This document addresses the most prominent and urgent raw materials challenges for Europe – now and in the future. It outlines concrete and pragmatic actions and recommendations that, if followed through, will...
INSPIRES M27 Meeting at Brussels
June 29, 2023
INSPIRES M27 Meeting at Brussels
The M27 INSPIRES Meeting took place  June 14th 2023 in the CSIC headquarter at Brussels. During the Meeting most significant results of all the work-packages were presented and future activities were discussed. Next project meeting will be organized by the CNR at Parma (Italy) in January 2024.
“How can the EU develop a viable recycling chain for rare earths?” Next INSPIRES Policy Event at CEPS HQ
May 12, 2023
“How can the EU develop a viable recycling chain for rare earths?” Next INSPIRES Policy Event at CEPS HQ
“How can the EU develop a viable recycling chain for rare earths?” is the title of the Policy event organized by CEPS partner next 15th June  in the CEPS HQ in Bruxelles.  This event will bring together experts along the permanent magnets recycling chain and policy makers to discuss how to develop a recycling chain...
INSPIRES was at E-Tech Europe Fair, 8-9 May 2024, Bologna (Italy)
May 12, 2023
INSPIRES was at E-Tech Europe Fair, 8-9 May 2024, Bologna (Italy)
Edoardo Richetti from CEPS was invited to E-Tech Europe Fair (Exhibition and Conference on Advanced Batteries and Innovative Technologies for Automotive and Electric Vehicle Production) in Bologna (Italy) to speak in the “Recycling of electric motors” He spoke on “Building a European recycling supply chain for rare earths permanent magnets” and presenting the INSPIRES project....
Green Chemistry and Sustainable Economy: Presentation on INSPIRES
March 24, 2023
Green Chemistry and Sustainable Economy: Presentation on INSPIRES
In the framework of the Journey on Green Chemistry for Sustainable Economy,  Beatrice Muzzi from CNR spoke on the recycling of RE-Magnets, the approach of the INSPIRES project and the key role for the Green Transition The Journey organized by the Chemistry Department of the CNR took place in Florence, 9 March 2023. Students from...

César de Julián Fernández and Claudio Sangregorio (CNR)

April 11th 2022, Florence (Italy)

Dissemination to experts in Magnetism on the INSPIRES objectives and philosophy.