Dr Christoph Müller
The non-profit organisation VDZ gGmbH pools the joint activities of German cement manufacturers in order to promote knowledge, technology and research and development in the field of manufacture and use of hydraulic binders drawing on more than 140 years of experience. In addition to research projects funded from public funds, VDZ gGmbH also carries out research projects on behalf of the private sector. Research fields include concrete technology, chemistry and mineralogy, cement production and industry-specific issues in the field of environmental protection, knowledge transfer and digitisation. Topics addressed include resource, material and energy efficiency, decarbonisation, sustainable construction and product quality.