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NEW-MINE, the first ever EU landfill mining project, attracts 182 candidates from 55 countries


On 31 July 2016 the application period closed for the EU Horizon 2020 project NEW-MINE. In total 182 candidates submitted an eligible application. On 10 August the NEW-MINE Recruitment Committee preselected 30 candidates.   The 182 applications originate from a total of 52 different countries in the word, with 55 of them being from European Member States. The high amount ...

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Press Release KU Leuven: First ever EU Horizon 2020 project on Enhanced Landfill Mining: 3,8 million euro to train 15 high-potential researchers in “NEW-MINE” project


Leuven, 5 July 2016 – The European Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium (EURELCO) has been granted the first ever Horizon 2020 research project on the topic of Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM). NEW-MINE, i.e. the “EU Training Network for Resource Recovery through Enhanced Landfill Mining”, received a record-breaking score of 97,6% (call MSCA-ITN-2016). The project, which will start on the 1st of ...

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