Membership

Membership of REIA is open to private and public bodies operating in the rare earth value chain. Membership fees are based on size, turnover and scope of the organisation requesting the membership.

  • The REIA members are representing
    a balanced-out stakeholder cloud within the global REE value chains, including following players:

    – SME
    – Global corporate
    – Academic
    – Governmental
    – NGO
  • The REIA management have the strategic target to grow its member base
    into a balanced-out projection of global REE products related value chains, including e.g. following products:

    – materials for permanent magnets
    – catalysts & batteries
    – lighting materials
    – glass & ceramics

REIA Membership Development

in line with the REIA constitution

  • Pursuing “balancing out of global value chain interests" : prevent the association from concentrating on a specific value chain level, industry sector, country or geographic region
  • Aspiring members should have sustainable reasons for being part of REIA
  • Members’ corporate identity need to be connected to the REIA “brand” of transparency and sustainability
  • In-kind contribution have to be guaranteed by the members,
    by e.g. sharing of intelligence and/or human resources

Value-add of REIA membership

  • Access to REIA’s global stakeholder network
  • Support for political and social advocacy
  • Access to annual and regional conferences
  • Access to thematic seminars and trainings
  • Access to REIA’s transparency and sustainability initiatives
  • Access to project & partnership matchmaking events
  • Support by REIA’s Technical Committee
  • Support for REE market and scientific research
  • Access to subsidized REE upscaling projects
  • Participation at REIA’s REE Life Cycle Assessment project
  • Discounted rate for REIA or third party publications
  • Access to weekly REE Market Newsletters and periodic reports
  • Periodic access to the REIA office and conference room in Brussels

Focus for upscaling projects, e.g.:

  • Market and scientific research
  • Life cycle assessment & inventory
  • Data base development
  • Stakeholder cooperation initiatives
  • Process standardization (e.g. ISO)
  • Measurement equipment - standards
  • Value chain risk analysis
  • Technology road map analysis
  • Strategic supply assessment
  • EHS product certification
  • Product tracing & labeling
  • Product recycling