Lead Partner: Ghent University

Network of infrastructure bringing together biometallurgy related infrastructure


BioFlex aims to bring together partners with infrastructure and expertise in biometallurgy. Biometallurgy includes bioleaching of metals from ores and waste, biosorption of metals from liquid streams and leachate, bioprecipitation of metals and bio-electrochemistry of metals. The infrastructure and expertise present in the network are offered to both industry and research-oriented customers. BioFlex operates within the ZeroWaste cluster of Networks of Infrastructure.


Active from January 2016 till December 2018.

Project coordination and management

Partner: Ghent University
Name and Title: Dr. Simon De Corte
Tel: +32 9 264 9989 / +32 9 264 6046

BioFlex service platform:

A description about the functionality and use of the service platform (web tool) is available here.


LogoPartner namePartner typeLocationWebsite
Ghent UniversityHigher
Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenHigher
Technische Universität Bergakademie FreibergHigher
Université de LiègeHigher
Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTTResearch
Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek NVResearch
Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et MinièresResearch
Research Institute of SwedenResearch
Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd.Research