The strategic implementation plan (SIP) is the EIP’s action plan. It incorporates inputs from EU governments, industry, academia and NGOs, consulted at meetings of the EIP’s operational groups. It was endorsed by the EIP’s high level steering group on 25 September 2013.
The overall objective of the EIP on raw materials is to contribute to the 2020 objectives of the EU's industrial policy — increasing the share of industry to 20 % of GDP — and the objectives of the flagship initiatives 'innovation union'and 'resource efficient Europe', by ensuring the sustainable supply of raw materials to the European economy whilst increasing benefits for society as a whole.
This will be achieved by
The strategic implementation plan makes the above objectives more concrete by setting specific targets for the EIP to meet by 2020.
The strategic implementation plan (part II) includes 95 concrete actions, structured into 7 priority areas and 24 action areas: