The Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF) is a nucleus for innovative research in the raw materials sector in Germany and the world. Our experts from diverse disciplines develop technologies, systems and strategies for minimizing material loss at every stage of the raw materials supply chain with the aim of increasing energy and resource efficiency.

With a particular focus on high-tech metals, HIF provides amongst others, solutions in the fields of hyperspectral exploration, resource analytics, flotation, geometallurgy, biohydrometallurgy, extractive metallurgy, RE-mining and economic feasibility.