Webinar: The Eramet Safety First Innovation Challenge 2022

Austmine is pleased to partner with global French mining and metallurgy group Eramet, to bring a new open innovation opportunity to the Australian Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector.


Eramet has embarked on a new innovation journey in partnership with EIT RawMaterials: The Eramet Safety First Innovation Challenge 2022 to promote the development of novel solutions for occupational safety in the mining and metals industry.

This Challenge highlights Eramet’s vision to grow its partner network and provide access to a rich variety of interesting start up and SME players for their own strategic purposes.

The Challenge focuses on four key areas: 

  • Safety of lone workers in Exploration
  • Hazard detection and prevention systems
  • Human-machine interaction in Mining & Metallurgical Processing
  • Transport & Logistics in Mining

In this webinar, Austmine will be joined by Marion Lenoir, Head of Open Innovation Department, Eramet and Frederic Camuset, Group Safety & Prevention Vice President, Eramet who will explore: 

  • An overview of the Eramet Group’s global mining and metallurgy operations 
  • The objectives of the Eramet Open Innovation Department 
  • Key dates, details and instructions for participating in the Eramet Safety First Innovation Challenge 2022
  • Technical information about the safety priorities of focus for the Challenge


This webinar is open to Austmine members and non-members. 
Register by logging in to the Austmine portal below. If you need assistance contact [email protected].

Apply for the Challenge

Start-ups and SMEs which offer smart technologies (at least TRL5) to keep workers safe in the Mining and Metals industry are invited to apply to the Eramet Safety First Challenge 2022 from 23 May to 1 September 2022. The winning team will be awarded a collaboration contract with Eramet (up to €50k in funding to realise a proof of concept), with potential extension to a long-term collaboration.
Apply here

28/06/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time