Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V.
Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden - Germany

Postal address
P.O. Box 510119
01314 Dresden - Germany

Phone: +49 351 260 - 0
Fax: +49 351 269 - 0461
E-Mail: kontakt@hzdr.de 
www: www.hzdr.de 

Registration Court:  District Court Dresden 

Register Number:  VR 1693

Turnover Tax Identification Number pursuant to § 27a Turnover Tax Law:  DE140213784

Board of directors

Scientific Director & Spokesperson
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Roland Sauerbrey

Tel.: +49 351 260 - 2744
Fax: +49 351 260 - 2700
E-Mail: r.sauerbrey@hzdr.de 

Administrative Director
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Peter Joehnk

Tel.: +49 351 260 - 3374
Fax: +49 351 260 - 2700
E-Mail: p.joehnk@hzdr.de 

HZDR Website Contents and Links: Liability & Disclaimer

As a service provider, we are responsible for the contents of our website in accordance with the general laws and regulations pursuant to § 7, Sec. 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG).  The contents of our web pages have been composed with the utmost care and diligence.  However, we cannot assume any liability for the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of the information contained on our website.

Despite careful monitoring, we cannot be held liable for the contents of any links to external websites of third parties.  These websites and their contents shall be subject to the liability of the respective website operator(s).  Please report any and all content and technical errors you may have found on our website to the following email address which has been set up specifically for this purpose:  presse@hzdr.de 

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

The HZDR protects the privacy of all persons using its web pages.  Any personal information provided shall be treated with strict confidentiality and not forwarded to any third parties. 

Any and all personal information shall only be ascertained and stored on our web pages to the extent that it is technically necessary; for example, when you add your name to the mailing list of our newsletter, register for a specific event, or transmit data to us within the scope of a tender action.

In order to continuously improve our internet presence, we analyze all visits to our website for statistical purposes.


Unless specified otherwise, the HZDR shall retain the full rights of any and all images, texts, and other media published on our website.  Any visual material may be used for research and instructional purposes free of charge as long as the HZDR is listed as the source of this material.  The images may not be used for any other purposes; for example, those of a commercial nature.

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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