Private foundation makes it possible

On 08.05.13, in the presence of Mrs Erika Krüger, Chairperson of the Dr.-Erich-Krüger Foundation, Prof. Dr Michael Stelter, Prorector for Research at TU Bergakademie Freiberg (TU BAF), welcomed around 120 guests to the ceremony marking the inauguration and establishment of the Biohydrometallurgical Center for Strategic Elements (BHMZ) as a new post-graduate school (Fig. 1). At this school 13 post-graduate students and their supervisors will be funded for five years with around € 6 mill. by the above-mentioned Foundation (Fig. 2). This is the biggest private foundation at a public university in...

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