BusiSource was set up by 5 universities and institutes in the EU:
- Bay Zoltan, Hungary
- Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
- University of Ghent, Belgium
- Wuppertal Institute, Germany
- ZAG, Slovenia
BusiSource is set up for the European Institute of Technology (EIT) Raw Materials (EIT RM; link) a program for the European Union. EIT Raw Materials is designated as an EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC). EIT Raw Materials has the ambitious vision of turning the challenge of raw materials dependence into a strategic strength for Europe. Its mission is to boost the competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation and entrepreneurship.