Vasilis Loukadakis and Eva Stachouli participated in the RawMat 2023: “2nd International Conference on Raw Materials and Circular Economy”. The conference took place in Zappeion, Athens, Greece from 28th of August to 2nd of September. Academia and industry, presented innovative work regarding a broad spectrum of topics (raw materials, sustainability, green energy, metal recyclability). A poster titled “Empowering students for the future: Enhancing soft skills through non-formal educational paths” (V. Loukadakis, D. Skenderas, N. Antoniadis, E. Stachouli, M. Mylona) was presented. Moreover, Mr. Loukadakis served as chairman in the conference session “Environment and Sustainability I”.