September 2018


Dr. Marcin Sadowski, Head of Raw Materials sector at the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission, presented a lunch time talk on the role of the EU in the raw materials and near surface industry. This talk was live-streamed during the Near Surface Geoscience Conference and Exhibition 2018.


Dr. Sadowski focused his talk about raw materials policy and funding opportunities in the current EU Horizon 2020 programme.  He also offered insights into what is coming around the corner after 2020.





News & Publications  

European Commission launches feedback page 'Have your say'
As part of its Better Regulation Agenda, the European Commission wants to listen more closely to the views of citizens and stakeholders while preparing policy and legal proposals. Go to the website to register, receive notifications, and share your views on:

 Roadmaps and inception impact assessments, which set out ideas for new laws and policies, or for evaluations of existing ones
 Legislative proposals and accompanying impact assessments, which are put forward to the European Parliament and Council once they have been agreed on by the Commission 
 Draft delegated and implementing acts, which either amend or supplement existing laws or set the conditions for existing laws to be implemented in the same way across the EU.


How EAGE is unravelling the business and research opportunities in the EU
First Break Article - June 2017, Issue 6, Volume 35 
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EAGE launches EU Public Affairs department
First Break Article - December 2016, Issue 12, Volume 34
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