Project SISTEM - Social Innovation for Sustainable Treatment of European Metals

Project SISTEM – Social Innovation for Sustainable Treatment of European Metals



Project Objective and Scope

The project aims to involve society in a process of social commitment in order to highlight that the coexistence between industry and the natural, social, educational and cultural environment is positive and desirable for society, since it improves the quality of life of the population, contributes to social and economic development at the local level, promotes sustainable practices and promotes the natural environment.
SISTEM proposes a set of activities to involve the targeted audience through a SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT process to learn, to interest and to motivate through different education modules designed to start breaking the barriers of stereotypes and misinformation surrounding the raw materials industry, to strengthen ties with the local communities and, finally, to incite enthusiasm and passion for the RM-related topics.
The social impact of the activities will be assessed to foster the replication and transference of the most successful experiences to other Raw Materials Industry though a Good Practices Guidelines, that will be shared with EIT Community.


Active from January 2020 to December 2021.

Project coordination and management

Atlantic Copper S.L.U


FundacionAtlantic Copper (FAC)
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
EIT Raw Materials GmbH (EITRM)
Magnesitas Navarras S.A. (MAGNA)
National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
Outotec (Finland) Oy (OU)
Technische Universiteit Delft (TUDELFT)

Contact person at Atlantic Copper S.L.U: Antonio de la Vega (Corporate Social Responsibility Director.)E-Email:
Contact person at NTUA: Associate Professor Katerina Adam. Email:

Project Sistem Poster (PDF)

Project SISTEM Poster