🔹EU plans to scale up the technical assistance to Ukraine for more 800 thousand EUR fro the strengthening the partnership for on #rawmaterials and #batteries. Recently Ukrainian Geologic Survey joined the European Raw Materials Alliance and the European Battery Alliance to foster development of sustainable, responsible and integrated raw materials supply chains with long-term and broad political and socio-economic benefits for the EU and Ukraine.

➖The European Commission launched the European Battery Alliance in October 2017 to address this industrial challenge. The annual market value is estimated at €250 billion from 2025 onwards. The main goal is to build a strong pan-European battery industry to capture a new market worth 250B€/year in 2025.https://www.eba250.com/

Also, Maroš Šefčovič noted on Twitter that currently is «working towards launching a strategic partnership on #rawmaterials and #batteries that will help shape positive joint agenda for many decades. Next steps: a dedicated MoU and a High-level conference»  https://lnkd.in/eaMzj_c 

And under the announced partnership, the list of open bids to be nominated on upcoming online auctions