JSW Innowacje S.A. obtained funds from the V4 Visegrad Fund for the project entitled "Importance of raw materials in the economy of V4 countries" in European and Central European mineral deposits, including JSW groups. As part of the project activities, international conference and four workshops has been planned for scientists and representatives of the industry from V4 countries. The project is set to be educational and promotional and the planned activities will contribute to supporting of the regional cooperation in the V4 Group. Our partners are: Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Mining, Safety Engineering and Industrial Automatic Control, Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic), The Earth Science Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia), University of Miscole (Hungary) as well as the Polish Society of Circular Economy. The main idea is to identify critical raw materials for individual economies and comparing them in the V4 Group.