Stockholm, 26 October 2023 – The mining company Eurobattery Minerals AB (Nordic Growth Market: “BAT” and Börse Stuttgart: “EBM”; in short: “EBM”, “Eurobattery” or “the Company”) is a partner to the research centre “Smart Exploration Research” led by Uppsala University. The research centre has been granted SEK 60 million by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. It is a multidisciplinary centre that will research the exploration and refinement of metals and minerals.
“Collaboration between academia and business is vital in our work to create a more sustainable future. As a provider of battery minerals powering the electric revolution, Eurobattery Minerals is committed to supporting this development and being part of this important research project on strategic metals and minerals”, said Roberto García Martínez, CEO of Eurobattery Minerals.
The research centre ”Smart Exploration Research” is run by Alireza Malehmir, Professor in Geophysics at Uppsala University and includes experts in geological science, nanotechnology, data analysis, drill technology, drones and robot solutions. The project consists of participation from researchers at Lund’s University, Stockholm’s University and Gothenburg’s University, as well as representatives from Epiroc, Nordic Iron Ore, First Quantum Minerals, Tyréns, Samarkand2015, BitSimNow, Eurobattery Minerals and Amkvo.
For additional information see announcement from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research - https://strategiska.se/en/uppsala-university-lead-the-center-for-strategic-metals/.