Date: February 11-12, 2020

Venue: Snowcastle Seminar Hall in Kemi, Finland.
The Iberian Sustainable Mining Cluster is presented as a success story to the European Commission at an event in Finland

The Iberian Sustainable Mining Cluster will be presented as a success story next week in Finland at an event with more than 130 high-level representatives of the European context. Under the title ‘Industry Clusters Connecting Circular Economy’, the conference will show several success stories in which industrial clusters from different sectors are contributing to boost their regional ecosystems and move towards a more circular economy.

The cluster’s general director, Santiago Cuesta López, has been invited by the European Commission and the Regional Government of Lapland to present the latest achievements of the ISMC in terms of regional strategy and smart specialization. It will also contribute with his vision on how this type of industrial associations are instrumental to achieve more sustainable and circular societies, showing the ISMC strategy to engage with companies, universities, business associations and research centers.

The ISMC currently has 60 members accounting for 1,400 jobs and an annual turnover of 450 million euros. Among its members are more than 45 companies and 6 collaborating entities, including the Official Association of Mining Engineers of the Center of Spain, the Institute for Business Competitiveness of the Junta de Castilla y León and the universities of Jaén, Granada, León , Oviedo and Polytechnic of Catalonia.

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