Building a resilient Europe through
responsible mineral exploration

We use innovative methods and technologies to unlock the EU’s resource potential, improve public knowledge of the role of critical raw materials in the modern world, and promote environmentally and socially friendly mineral exploration. 

Learn more

What We Do

We assess current resource potential by using innovative approaches to identify new areas of exploration across the EU and beyond

Learn More

We survey the local communities' concerns and hopes related to mineral exploration and mining. The anonymised results will be published. 

Find Out More

We raise awareness of critical raw materials and their significance for our modern world by developing an educational package for schools and universities 

Take a Look

Who we are

We are a group of research institutions, SMEs, and mineral exploration companies, working on improving knowledge of mining and mineral exploration and increasing access to and supply of critical raw materials in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.

We use state-of-the-art methods and technologies to gain an understanding of known mineral deposits and discover new ones. Through our project, we join the mission of strengthening the autonomy of the EU by boosting knowledge of and acting on its resource potential. 

Meet the Partners

Who we are
To match the demand for minerals and support the EU's raw material autonomy, the domestic potential for critical raw materials needs to be understood - but also the people's concerns, fears, and hopes related to the mineral sector. This is our main focus in AGEMERA.
Jari Joutsenvaara
Project Leader, University of Oulu, Finland

Latest news and events

  • AGEMERA present at the TERRA conference in Germany

    We are happy to have participated in the first edition of the TERRA conference exploring future challenges in the raw materials sector 

    Read more
  • AGEMERA was present at the RawMat 2023 event in Athens

    One of the AGEMERA partners joined the RawMat 2023 conference in Greece to promote the UNFC framework, a core goal of the project

    Read more
  • Join the EU SuperCluster Geoconference in Lapland

    AGEMERA, together with 12 sister projects and initiatives, will take part in a SuperCluster event on raw materials in Rovaniemi

    Read more
  • Unlocking Zambia's critical raw material potential

    UNZA conducts geological trip around the country to identify potential sites for exploration

    Read more
  • AGEMERA video is now OUT

    The AGEMERA team has produced and brought out an introductory video to explain its objectives and the why behind the project

    Read more
  • AGEMERA partner joins the Raw Materials Summit in Brussels

    Our project partner TalTech was present at the EIT RawMaterials Summit in Brussels 

    Read more
  • AGEMERA team reunites in Zagreb for its second General Assembly meeting

    The month of May has been particularly joyful for the AGEMERA team, who got the chance to see each other again and discuss the tasks' progress in Zagreb

    Read more
  • AGEMERA at the Winter School of Rock Mechanics and Geoengineering in Poland

    Two of our partners were present at the event in Karpacz where they discussed how our project will help make the twin transition a reality

    Read more
  • AGEMERA partner joins the PDAC Convention in Toronto

    News of AGEMERA went across the Atlantic, as our partner Radai joined event in Canada 

    Read more
  • The Critical Raw Materials Act is out

    The European Commission proposes a regulation to establish a framework for a secure and sustainable supply of critical raw materials 

    Read more

See All