Legal notice

The zdi Central Office is hosted by:

Matrix Gesellschaft für Beratung in Wirtschaft, Politik und Verwaltung mbH & Co. KG

Schloss Elbroich
Am Falder 4
D-40589 Düsseldorf
Tel.: ++49 (0) 211 75707-91
Fax: ++49 (0) 211 987300
Send email

Authorized representatives: Dr. Klaus Bömken, Gregor Frankenstein-von der Beeck, Guido Lohnherr
Commercial Court: Düsseldorf District Court
Commercial Register No.: HRA 15120
VAT ID No. pursuant to § 27a of the Value Added Tax Act: DE 222 703 085

Responsible for content pursuant to § 55 (2) of the State Broadcasting Treaty / responsible within the meaning of the Press Law:
Birthe Dobertin (see address above)

The zdi Central Office operates on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MKW).

Partner in project implementation:

Zentrum für Innovation und Technik in NRW

Bismarckstraße 28
D-45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Tel.: ++49 (0) 208 30004-0
Fax: ++49 (0) 208 30004-87
Send email

Managing director authorized to represent the company: Dr. Karsten W. Lemke, Jürgen Schnitzmeier
Commercial Court: Duisburg District Court
Commercial Register No.: HRB 14627
VAT ID No. pursuant to § 27a of the Value Added Tax Act: DE 120 341 640

Responsible for content pursuant to § 55 (2) of the State Broadcasting Treaty: Dr. Karsten W. Lemke, Jürgen Schnitzmeier (see address above)

Disclaimer: Whilst every care has been taken to monitor content, Matrix GmbH & Co. KG accepts no liability for the content of external links. The operators of linked sites are exclusively responsible for such content.


Original source: – Internet legislation by lawyer Sören Siebert

Liability for content

The content of our website was created with the utmost care. We cannot, however, guarantee the accuracy, completeness or topicality of the content. Pursuant to § 7 (1) of the Telemedia Act, as a service provider we are responsible for our own content on these pages in accordance with general legislation. However, pursuant to §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act, we are not obliged to monitor any external information transmitted or stored or to investigate any circumstances that indicate illegal activities. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general legislation remain unaffected. Any liability in this respect is, however, only possible from the time of actual notice of a specific legal infringement. Should any corresponding legal infringement become known, we will remove this content immediately.

Liability for links

Our offer contains links to websites of third parties on whose content we have no influence and for which we can therefore assume no liability whatsoever. The content of the linked pages is the sole responsibility of the respective host or operator of the pages. The linked sites were checked for possible legal infringements at the time the links were created. No unlawful content was recognizable at the time the links were created. However, permanent monitoring of the content of linked pages is not considered reasonable without concrete evidence of a legal infringement. Should such an infringement become known, we will immediately remove such links.


German copyright law governs the content and works created by the website operators and presented on these pages. Reproduction, modification, dissemination and any other form of use beyond that permitted by copyright law requires the written consent of the respective author or originator. Downloads and copies of this website are permitted solely for private and non-commercial purposes. Insofar as the content on this website was not created by the operator, third-party copyrights are respected. In particular, content of third parties is indicated as such. If you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, please notify us accordingly. Should we become aware of any infringement of rights, we will immediately remove the content concerned.

Supported and promoted by:

Left Menu Icon