GERRI was presented at EMC 2017, the 9th European Metallurgical Conference, which was taking place from 25 June to 28 June 2017 in Leipzig. EMC is one of the most important networking business events for the non-ferrous metals industry in Europe. Next to over 200 scientific lectures and poster exhibitions, also a business exhibition took place and plenary speeches reflected international innovations in the metallurgical sector with speakers from the Americas, South Africa and Asia. This year’s conference focus was “Production and Recycling of Non-Ferrous Metals: Saving Resources for a Sustainable Future”. GERRI’s contribution was well received amongst the 430 participants from 30 nations. For further information please visit http://emc.gdmb.de/home/, where also the conference proceedings are available.