The Helmholtz Association contributes to solving major challenges facing society, science and economy with top scientific achievements in six research fields: Energy, Earth and Environment, Health, Key Technologies, Structure of Matter, Aeronautics, Space and Transport.
With 28.000 employees in 15 research centres and an annual budget of approximately 2.4 billion euros, the Helmholtz Association is Germany’s largest scientific organisation. Its work follows in the tradition of the great natural scientist Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894).
We explore systems of great complexity with our large-scale facilities and scientific infrastructure, cooperating closely with national and international partners.
We contribute to shaping our future by combining research and technology development with perspectives for innovative applications and provisions for tomorrow's world.
Members of the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V.