The objectives of this work package are twofold: firstly to set up an effective management which will ensure the correct progress of the project towards its planned S&T objectives, and secondly to ensure an effective dissemination and exploitation of the results

WP leaders are HIF and BRGM without further partners directly contributing though of course all are involved as project partners. 


  • Project coordination

  • Dissemination plan

  • Training activities

  • Exploitation and IPR management


  • Kick-Off meeting

  • Signature of the consortium agreement

  • Project website

  • General meetings

  • Intermediate reports

  • Final meeting

  • Final report

Helmholtz-Institut Freiberg für Ressourcentechnologie

Halsbrücker Str. 34
09599 Freiberg, Germany

BRGM - Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières

avenue Claude Guillemin, BP 36009
45060 Orléans Cedex 2, France

EcoMetals is a transnational research project aiming at the development of innovative biohydrometallurgical processes for the extraction of copper and other (associated) metals from coppershale.. The project receives funding from the French ANR (L’Agence nationale de la recherche) and the German Ministry of Education and Research BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung) under the reference number 033RF001.

In total, 17 partners from science and industry collaborate in this project. Start of the project was in February 2014 and it will run until June 2017. 

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