Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

As Christmas time is coming we would like to wish you all a joyful Holiday Season spent with family and friends and in upcoming New Year happiness, health and implementation of all intended plans.

                                                                                                        Team Group Metals

Idea Camp Workshops by BizMet Academy

Between 8th and 10th of December company representatives took part in BizMet Workshop – Competitive sustainable business from metal recycling – part of project funded by EIT Raw Materials. It was a course on circular economy, especially focusing on metal recycling, giving students a broad overview of the trade covering technology, sustainability, business and regulative aspects.

The course took place in Racławice and was arranged in co-operation with LUT University (Finland), TU Clausthal (Germany), Mineral and Energy Economic Research Institute – MEERI (Poland) and TU Chalmers (Sweden).

The course covered the complex multiple value chains of the recycled metals industry with an emphasis on regional and common themes. The themes included, for example:

  • recovering secondary metal raw materials from sources such as eWaste and metal scrap, technological treatment processes of secondary raw materials

  • design of innovative products/processes/services, including eco-design

  • circular economy and industrial symbiosis value chains and novel business models

  • the extended producer responsibility in circular economy

Target audience was composed of university students (PhD and MSc level), teachers and researchers, industrial professionals and other stakeholders interested in metal recycling and circular economy.

BizMet Academy course contains five study Modules: (1) Circular economy, (2) Circular Economy in metal industry, (3) Environmental management of (metal) recycling, (4) Business in (metal) recycling, and (5) EU legislation and regulation for CE and metal recycling.

Poland-Taiwan Seminar on Electrical and Smart (Autonomous) Mobility

On November the 20th, 2019, representatives of Team Group Metals Sp. z o.o. took part in the eighth Polish-Taiwanese scientific seminar organized by the National Center for Research and Development (NCBR) in cooperation with the Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Tegoroczne seminarium, zostało poświęcone zagadnieniom związanym z elektromobilnością i transportem autonomicznym. Jego celem była przede wszystkim wymiana wiedzy i doświadczeń oraz nawiązanie trwałych relacji między naukowcami i przedsiębiorcami z obu krajów, a także umocnienie polsko-tajwańskiej współpracy naukowo-badawczej.

This year, the seminar was devoted to issues related to electromobility and autonomous transport. The goal of the meeting was primarily to exchange knowledge and experience and establish lasting relationships between scientists and entrepreneurs from both countries, as well as to strengthen Polish-Taiwanese scientific and research cooperation.

During the seminar, we could hear, among others a lecture by Taiwan’s Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Yu-Han Tsou, director of the Polish National Center for Research and Development, Dr.-Ing Wojciech Kamienicki and representatives from Polish and Taiwanese institutes related to transport. The meeting also gathered experts from industry and science, who presented their vision of developing mobility over the next few years.