Ready for a challenge? Here is Umicore’s challenge for Da's Geniaal
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) aren’t just for Albert Einstein or Marie Curie! They are more fun and accessible than you might think, but not everyone feels that way, especially young people.
Umicore on air: The radio station that connects people in Olen
On Thursday 28 January we kicked off the new year at Umicore Olen with Umicore on air, a radio show for and from our employees. A heart-warming initiative where we brought everyone closer together 'at a safe distance'.
16th time in a row! Why we are so proud to display the Top Employer logo
Top Employer is a quality mark awarded by the independent Top Employer Institute every year. As a worldwide authority in recognizing HR policy, they validate, certify and acknowledge best employers, and top employers. Umicore has been awarded as a…
Umicore supports “Da’s Geniaal” to bring young people closer to STEM
The next generation of innovators will play an important role for a technology oriented company like Umicore. Stimulating scientific interest and challenging young people to think about innovation are important links in building a sustainable…
In November, our colleague from the Cobalt & Specialty Materials site in Bruges, Jens Le Comte, won the Prebes Award for his thesis to obtain his degree for "Prevention Advisor Level 3".
Umicore’s response to the article and documentary published by the RTBF about radioactive waste in Belgium
Solar Energy to Power our Car fleet
At Umicore, we pursue eco-efficiency initiatives including energy efficiency to minimize our carbon footprint. Our Belgian sites in Brussels, Hoboken and Bruges have taken the initiative to install solar panels to power Umicore’s electrified car…
Umicore innovates with virtual trade show
Every year, Umicore participates in more than 60 trade shows where we meet and talk face-to face with our customers and potential customers. Due to COVID-19, almost all trade shows were postponed, cancelled or replaced by virtual events.
On the road to a fully electrified car fleet
As a leader in sustainability, Umicore seeks to lead by example and make a real difference. Umicore has redefined its car policy with the aim of rapidly and drastically reducing carbon emissions, and as from 2020 Umicore will only…
Umicore fuel cell catalysts
Around the world, the way energy is managed is changing, moving away from fossil fuels and towards more sustainable energy solutions, including for cleaner mobility. Umicore provides clean-tech solutions for all vehicle types including cathode…
Thermal imaging in the fight against COVID-19
Limiting the spread of the virus by early detection has been crucial in all phases of the pandemic. One method of early detection is screening with thermal imaging cameras in densely populated places like airports, hospitals, enterprises and schools.