Flanders Metals Valley Member

Sim2 Ku Leuven

SIM² KU Leuven is the new KU Leuven Institute on Sustainable Metals and Minerals, one of the 4 flagship KU Leuven Institutes. SIM² mission is to develop, organise and implement problem-driven, science-deep research and future-oriented education, contributing to the environmentally friendly production and recycling of metals, minerals and engineered materials, supporting the transition to a climate-friendly, circular-economy.


With Flanders Metals Valley we want to boost the education & research efforts in this field of sustainable metallurgy. Let's take sustainable metallurgy to the next level now!

Prof. Bart Blanpain // Dept. Materials Engineering, SIM2 KU Leuven