The Future of European Steel Industry


The Future of European Steel Industry

8 March 2017, Brussels


More than 80 stakeholders and decision-makers discussed the future of European Steel  at a seminar organised by the European Commission, Directorate General for Research & Innovation, on 8 March 2017.

The seminar shed light on Research & Innovation results in the steel sector. It focused on energy savings and environmental aspects of the steel production as well as on innovative construction and automotive applications.

In the session on ‘European Steel in 2051’, the experts addressed the issues of global competition and of the circular economy.

Finally, EU steel ‘Big ticket’ initiative on ultra low carbon future European steelmaking was presented and discussed with Commission representatives from DG CLIMA, DG TRADE, DG ENER and DG GROW.

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