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NEXT will develop new geomodels and novel sensitive exploration technologies which together are fast, cost-effective, environmentally safe and potentially socially accepted.

The project is built on three pillars of technological advances: (1) Mineral systems modeling, (2) exploration methods and approaches as well as (3) data processing and data integration tools. NEXT will combine the knowledge derived from the geological mineral systems research with the new advanced exploration techniques. The development of data analysis techniques is a crucial step in getting most out of the vast exploration data with lower costs and better accuracy. With these principles in mind, NEXT is taking steps toward more efficient and economically and environmentally sustainable mineral exploration. This will eventually lead into better success rate in exploration and new discoveries, which is important for the raw materials supply for European industrial development now and in the future.

NEXT pillars of advance
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Economy related: Exploration at lowest possible costs and identification of new exploration targets

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Technology related: Integrated approach of novel and more sensitive exploration technologies and solutions

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Policy related: Recommendations to feed the EU Raw Materials Strategie Implementation Plan

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Environment related: Environmentally sound and sustainable by reducing the exploration footprint

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Society related: lmproving awareness and trust of society to a sustainable raw materials exploration ultimately targeting the safeguarding of existing employment and creating further new employment opportunities

Events

04.07. - 09.07.2021
GOLDSCHMIDT21 | virtual Conference

NEXT presents result on compositional modelling of element cycling in soil and plant organs

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19.04. - 29.04.2021
vEGU21 | EGU General Assembly

Gather Online for the EGU General Assembly 2021 and meet our geoscientists

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08.03. - 11.03.2021
PDAC 2021 | Virtual Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention

The PDAC Convention is widely regarded as the premier international event for the mineral industry attracting 25,000 people

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10.12.2020
SEMINAR | Online seminar on Sustainable Mining

The topic is discussed from the perspectives of Geological systems and Arctic mineral resources & Environment and Cleantech

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News

22.04.2021
vEGU21 | New Insights for Mineral Exploration

Several recent studies have delivered promising results and new impulses for data analysis and sustainable exploration.

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12.04.2021
EXPLORATION | How do ore deposits form?

NEXT uses mineral systems modeling to improve our understanding

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08.03.2021
EXPLORATION | Surface Geochemistry

Did you ever consider snow sampling could be used for mineral prospecting?

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24.02.2021
NEXT@PDAC | Join us at the virtual PDAC from 8-11 March 2021

We are pleased to be exhibitor at the European Union’s booth during the virtual PDAC 2021 where we will present NEXT

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