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RACE 2023

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Shape the sustainable system of tomorrow

During the RACE, participants have the unique opportunity to:

  • checkmark Work and receive insights from the world’s leading experts from industry, academia and policy
  • checkmark Experience real raw materials challenges and opportunities at global partners across the entire value chain
  • checkmark Deepen their understanding of the circular economy and pressing raw materials issues
  • checkmark Meet and exchange ideas with international peers
  • checkmark Develop and pitch solutions to sustainable raw materials challenges in diverse and interdisciplinary teams

Programme Highlights

The RACE programme is packed with inspiring panels, site visits and the chance to solve concrete industrial challenges.

Expert talks

Join keynote sessions and interact with our guest speakers. Gain insight on the specific raw materials sustainability challenges industries are facing, as well as how they are securing the raw materials value chain and more!

Industry visits

Deepen your understanding of the circular economy and pressing raw materials challenges by visiting our partner’s facilities. Get in depth tours of the processes and procedures real industry partners are tackling.

Innovate and pitch solutions

Develop innovative ideas tackling real raw materials challenges. Work on the solutions together with the other participants from backgrounds across the whole raw materials value chain.

Past Events

Raw materials shape, influence and impact a wide variety of industries, and they are essential to the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

See all past events or check out the below highlights videos from the last 5 editions.

See the whole story from RACE 2019

See the whole story from RACE 2020

See the whole story from RACE 2021

See the whole story from RACE 2022

See the whole story from RACE 2023


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