Cost-effective, sustainable and responsible extraction routes
for recovering distinct critical metals and industrial minerals
as by-products from key European hard-rock lithium projects

Dr. Katariina Rahkamaa-Tolonen is a Team leader of Optical measurements team at VTT’s Sensing and integration Research Area. She graduated in Process Engineering from the University of Oulu. Katariina has a D.Sc. in technology from the Åbo Akademi University. She joined VTT in 2009. She has experience in spectroscopic measurement methods in both basic and applied research, planning, applying and coordination of research projects.