Federal Ministry of Economis and Energy (BMWi)

Project Management Jülich (PtJ)
Project head: Dr Hermann Stelzer

Conception and editing

FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH
Büro Bonn
Senior editor: Uwe Milles
Contact: Redaktion(at)

Design and information concept


Technical conceptual design and realisation

form4 GmbH & Co. KG

Legal notices


With this website, FIZ Karlsruhe provides interested professionals with up-to-date, qualified and generally accessible expert information on the COORETEC funding initiative. FIZ Karlsruhe publishes this information on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, and Project Management Jülich. FIZ Karlsruhe does not accept any responsibility or liability for the completeness or correctness of the information provided here. Similarly, liability for any damages or consequences arising from the use of the information provided is also excluded. Furthermore, no responsibility or liability can be accepted for any violation of third-party rights to the information provided at The liability as defined by the German Product Liability Act (ProdHaftG) shall remain unaffected.

Note regarding all links on this server

By linking to third-party websites, our intention is to provide you with additional interesting information. Third-party websites do not constitute part of our own Internet site. Thus, we cannot influence the content of such sites and as a precaution we distance ourselves from the content which they provide. Indeed, links are always 'living' (dynamic) references. The content of the linked sites can thus be changed without the knowledge of FIZ Karlsruhe. Continual content checks are neither planned, nor possible. FIZ Karlsruhe expressly distances itself from all immoral content and content which may be relevant to criminal or liability law. For damages arising from the use or non-use of third-party websites, the provider of the linked site bears sole liability. FIZ Karlsruhe accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any errors, out-of-date content or unusable content. This declaration applies to all links and collections of links which currently exist or which may exist in the future.


All content of this website is subject to copyright and other laws for the protection of intellectual property. All photographs and graphics on this website are subject to copyright and other laws for the protection of intellectual property. This content may not be published, reproduced or manipulated for commercial or other non-private purposes without the approval of the respective originator.

Data protection statement

FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH is the publisher and operator of the website The protection and security of your personal data is of primary concern to us. We use personal data, collected when users visit our websites, exclusively in accordance with the provisions of general data protection laws.


I. Collection and utilisation of personal data
FIZ Karlsruhe only asks for very specific types of personal data and only uses this data for specific purposes.


1. Log files and cookies
When you visit our website, it is standard practice that the web server saves the IP address you have been assigned by your service provider, the website you are visiting, the website from which you are visiting as well as the date and length of your visit. In no case do we identify users and determine their individual user behaviour.

We use log files with the users’ IP addresses for the following purposes only:

  • a) to gather statistical information about overall use,
  • b) to analyse the general use of our websites,
  • c) to be able to reconstruct the dialogues of our customers in the event of faults

We do not use the users’ IP addresses beyond the extent described in items a) to c).

The FIZ Karlsruhe website uses Piwik, an open source software that also employs cookies for statistical analysis of the visits. The information regarding your use of this website, which has been generated with the help of the cookies, is stored on FIZ Karlsruhe’s own servers in Germany. The IP address is made anonymous immediately after processing and before storage. You can prevent the installation of cookies via a respective setting in your browser software.

2. Personal data
When visiting our website, you will only be asked to provide personal data if you send us a message using the contact form. In this case we require your name and e-mail address.

The provision of personal data is voluntary and the data will only be used for the precise purpose for which you have given us this data. By entering your personal data, you are consenting to the processing and use by us of your personal data to process and implement the information services you have selected and for the other purposes specified below.

Data regarding your person or the information you wish to receive will only be used for the precise purpose for which you have given us this data. This includes the forwarding of your data – to the extent necessary – to FIZ Karlsruhe GmbH’s sales and contractual partners so that ordered services and technical support can be provided. In all other cases, your data will not be forwarded or sold to third parties for their marketing or other commercial purposes without your consent. As a subscriber to our e-mail services or subscriptions, you can cancel the registration at any time.


3. Links to third-party websites
Please note that other service providers’ websites that you can access here may ask you for personal data. This data protection statement does not apply to the websites of other service providers. We have structured the accessing of third-party websites in such a way that it is recognisable as such (indication of external link, opening of a new window with the URL address of the other provider).


4. Revocation
You are entitled to revoke this consent (cp. paragraph 2) at any time for future use. Please note that upon your revocation, FIZ Karlsruhe will no longer be in a position to provide the services listed under 2.

On top of this, FIZ Karlsruhe ensures that the data relating to individual accessed pages on the website (user data) are made anonymous directly after your visit and will be used exclusively for purposes of statistical analysis by the above-mentioned Piwik software tool. The user data will be deleted immediately thereafter.


II. Forwarding of personal data
Your data will not be forwarded to third parties for their marketing or other commercial purposes (e.g. selling) without your consent. Please note that other service providers’ websites that you can access here may ask you for personal data. This data protection statement does not apply to the websites of other service providers. It is in your own interest that you should act in a careful and responsible manner when online, and that you ensure that your password and other items of customer information cannot be accessed by unauthorised third parties.

Personal data are not passed on to state institutions or authorities unless this is absolutely necessary to ward off threats to national security or public safety or to prosecute crimes.

Beyond this, FIZ Karlsruhe reserves the right to use your data to assert or defend itself against legal claims.


III. Data protection
Security measures protect FIZ Karlsruhe’s websites against loss, misuse and unauthorised modifications. In addition, we make every effort to protect your personal data as best as possible in accordance with the provisions of the relevant data protection laws. However, FIZ Karlsruhe cannot guarantee the security of the data you provide to us under all circumstances. Data transfer is carried out at your risk.


IV. Right to information
Upon request, FIZ Karlsruhe will notify you in writing or if preferred in electronic form whether and, if applicable, which of your personal data are stored on our server.


V. Corrections and updates
If you discover errors in the personal data that you have provided to the operator FIZ Karlsruhe GmbH via the website, inform us of the necessary changes by email to or by contacting the address below: 


FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH
Bonn Office
Kaiserstraße 185-197
53113 Bonn, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)228 / 923 79-0


VI. Further questions
If you have any further questions regarding this data protection statement, our websites or their use, please contact us by e-mail at


FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH

Mailing address:
Postfach 2465, 76012 Karlsruhe

Manager: Sabine Brünger-Weilandt
Registered office: Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen
Commercial Register: Amtsgericht Mannheim, HRB 101892
VAT-ID-Number: DE143582161