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Dr. Dominic Wittmer

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Directorate General Joint Research Centre

Dominic Wittmer is Scientific Officer at the Unit for Land Resources at the Directorate General Joint Research Centre (JRC) within the European Commission. He is responsible for the Monitoring of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials and has a significant role in the Competitiveness Cluster of the Raw Material Scoreboard. He is also contributor to the EU Raw Material Information System and the advancements related to its data management.

He has analysed material flows of various inorganic resources on European and national level in support of raw material policy development. After his university education, he worked as consultant on the decontamination of brownfield sites. Prior to his current position, he worked as researcher at the Wuppertal Institute and the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR). He has a graduate degree in Geology from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and received a PhD in Technical sciences from ETH Zurich by his analysis and modelling of anthropogenic copper stocks and flows in Switzerland.