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This website is maintained by:

Research and Transfer Centre "Sustainability and Climate Change Management"
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Ulmenliet 20
21033 Hamburg

Represented by

Prof. Dr. (mult.) Dr. h.c. (mult.) Walter Leal


T +49.40.428 75-6313
F +49.40.428 75-6079

Layout and technical realisation


We adhere to the principles of data economy and data minimization.

Accountability for content
The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents' accuracy, completeness or topicality. According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this context, please note that we are accordingly not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity.

Accountability for links
Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking. Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately.

Our web pages and their contents are subject to German copyright law. Unless expressly permitted by law (§ 44a et seq. of the copyright law), every form of utilizing, reproducing or processing works subject to copyright protection on our web pages requires the prior consent of the respective owner of the rights. Individual reproductions of a work are allowed only for private use, so must not serve either directly or indirectly for earnings. Unauthorized utilization of copyrighted works is punishable (§ 106 of the copyright law).

Terms and conditions of use
The Research and Transfer Centre „Sustainability and Climate Change Management” (FTZ-NK) is the provider of the BIOPLASTICS EUROPE website.
§ 1 Scope
The present conditions apply to the use of the BIOPLASTICS EUROPE website. These conditions apply regardless of the location of the access.
§ 2 Links
The website may contain external links to web pages of third parties. Liability for these websites lies with their respective providers. The FTZ-NK shall have no liability for the present or future content published on such web pages. External linking or integrating content of third-parties’ websites does not mean that the FTZ-NK adopts the corresponding contents as his own. Constant monitoring of these external links by the FTZ-NK without specific indications of legal violations is not reasonable. However. such external links will be immediately deleted when noticing any violation of law. If any contraventions are noticed, these external links will be removed immediately.
§ 3 Limitation of liablity
The liability of the FTZ-NK is limited to damages resulting from intentional or grossly negligent breaches as well as for damages resulting from minor negligent violations of essential contractual obligations. Regarding the last, liability is limited to the typical, foreseeable damages. The above-mentioned limitations on liability also in case of breaches of duty by employees, representatives or vicarious agents of the supplier. Otherwise, the statutory provisions shall apply.
§ 4 Miscellaneous
(1) The FTZ-NK is located in Hamburg, Germany. Present terms of use shall be governed by the laws of Germany. Place of jurisdiction shall be Hamburg.
(2) The FTZ-NK reserves the right to change the conditions of use with effect for the future.