IPCEI: an opportunity to accelerate the EU battery innovation roadmap
For Umicore the initiative is of key added value for its growth and competitiveness in the European battery value chain.
Battery Passport set to spark true sustainable e-mobility
E-mobility will play a crucial role in Europe’s energy transition. By 2030, the EU aims to have at least 30 million zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) on its roads. A boom in EV sales, also means a boom in rechargeable batteries, and these…
The eSkootr championship™ and Umicore to recycle S1-X electric scooter batteries
As part of the eSkootr Championship’s (eSC) commitment to offer a future net-zero carbon racing series, every battery used to power the S1-X scooters will be recycled by world-leading materials technology and recycling group, Umicore. Additionally…
Umicore has become the latest leading international business to partner with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation
Electronic waste recycler Umicore has become the latest leading international businesses to partner with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation.
CEWASTE: Contributing to the future of critical raw materials recycling
CEWASTE, a 2.5-year project funded by the EU’s research and innovation program, successfully developed a voluntary certification scheme for the collection, transportation and treatment of key types of waste containing significant amounts of…
Umicore innovates with virtual trade show
Every year, Umicore participates in more than 60 trade shows where we meet and talk face-to face with our customers and potential customers. Due to COVID-19, almost all trade shows were postponed, cancelled or replaced by virtual events.
Pioneering the sourcing and recycling of sustainable germanium
Sustainability stands as one of Umicore’s foundational pillars. As an international firm specialising in producing, refining and recycling vital advanced materials, we continuously strive to transform sustainability into a competitive advantage. On…
Our unique position in clean mobility materials
Umicore is uniquely positioned providing a full offering to support the roadmap towards ever cleaner vehicles and capable of efficiently closing the loop.
Umicore receives 2020 Sustainability Award from Axis Communications
Axis Communications has awarded Umicore its 2020 Sustainability Award. This is the result of a successful longterm cooperation and ambitious shared sustainability goals.
Made in EU Batteries: moving towards a sustainable and responsible European battery value chain
A renewed European battery legislation has been proposed with the aim of moving towards a sustainable and responsible European battery value chain. Other initiatives with the same objective are in place, such as the European Battery Alliance and…
Electromobility myth #3
Between now and 2030 it is expected that the automotive industry will produce over 340 million electric vehicles (EVs) of all types, including hybrids – from two-wheelers and passenger cars to trucks and buses. This will boost demand for battery…