On Wednesdey, April the 14th, REcovery of added-value raw materials from Copper Primary Production (RECOPPs) celebrated its kickoff meeting, which officially brought together the partners participating in the development of this European Initiative. Despite the pandemic situation, the meeting was successfully held online and served as an official welcoming of the project.
RECOPPs, which officially started on April the 1st 2021 and will be completed by 2024, is led by IDEA-CSIC researcher, Patricia Córdoba and supported by a consortium, formed by 6 institutions: LTU Business, Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC), Fundació EURECAT, Institute of Non-ferrous Metals – SIEĆ BADAWCZA ŁUKASIEWICZ – INSTYTUT METALI NIEŻELAZNYCH (IMN) and Atlantic Copper S.L.U.
The meeting, led by RECOPPs coordinator and Principal Investigator, Patricia Córdoba, started off by introducing the institution that will develop the project, IDAEA-CSIC, and was followed by a brief presentation of the partners involved in it. The second part of the meeting was focused on the launch of RECOPPs and was the opportunity for the consortium to introduce their institutions and their role in developing this project.
The RECOPPs kickoff meeting was completed on a positive note with a discussion to clarify questions and doubts among the participants and to corroborate that the project is now on track.