SEArcularMINE officially launched its activities at the project kick-off meeting, 24-25 June 2020.

Led by the University of Palermo, Sicily, the online meeting included representatives from the 12 project partner organisations from universities, research institutes, SMEs and multinationals from Europe and the wider Mediterranean basin.

Speaking about the potential of the project, Professor Giorgio Micale from University of Palermo said

Harvesting minerals from the sea through sustainable approaches which are environmentally friendly and economically competitive is one of the most ambitious challenges and most promising options for alternative mining.
Professor Giorgio Micale, University of Palermo

The initiation of the project was highlighted in a press release and via the project’s social media channels, Twitter:@SEArcularMINE and LinkedIn.