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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 78662404191-38
Registration date: 17/09/10 10:11:35

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/09/14 18:00:16
The date of the last annual update was 15/09/14 18:00:16

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Umicore
Legal status: Limited Liability Company (NV/SA)
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Marc Grynberg
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Christian Hagelueken
Position: Director EU Government Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 31 Rue du Marais 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 2 227 7111
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: 31, Rue du Marais, 1000 Brussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Umicore is a materials technology group. It focuses on application areas where it knows its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy can make a real difference. Umicore generates approximately 50% of its revenues and spends approximately 80% of its R&D budget in the area of clean technology, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and photovoltaics, fuel cells, and precious metals recycling. Umicore’s overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on this ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life. The Umicore Group has industrial operations on all continents and serves a global customer base; it currently employs some 14,300 people.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

- European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials
- European Resource Efficiency Platform
- High Level Group on Key Enabling Technologies
- Horizon 2020
- Recast of WEEE Directive
- The Batteries Directive
- Review of EU Waste Policy and Legislation
- Review of EU Waste Shipment Legislation
- Raw Materials Initiative
- Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe
- Key Enabling Technologies
- Proposal for a Regulation to define 2020 target for reducing CO2 emissions from new passenger cars
- Strategic Transport Technology Plan
- Strategic Energy Technology Plan
- Materials Roadmap Enabling Low Carbon Energy Technologies

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

EUROMETAUX - European Non-Ferrous Metals Association

AGORIA – Belgian Federation for the Technology Industry

A3M - Alliance des Minerais, Minéraux et Métaux

ERT - European Roundtable of Industrialists

TABC – Transatlantic Business Council

AECC - Association for Emission Control by Catalyst

RECHARGE - Association of Portable Rechargeable Batteries

EBRA - European Battery Recycling Association

EMIRI - Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative

AVERE - The European Association for Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cells Electric Vehicles

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 350000  € - 400000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 790,607 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.