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Development of the mRNA vaccine

How basic research creates a launchpad for innovations

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Climate change

1.5 degree could already be exceeded in the next few years

In the Paris Climate Agreement, the global community agreed to limit global warming to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. A new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) predicts that this value could be exceeded as early as 2026.

Helmholtz in Numbers


Employees at Helmholtz are working on the world of tomorrow.

5 Mrd

Euro budget annually offers our talents excellent conditions for cutting-edge research.


national labs are dedicated to the big questions of our time every day.


Researchers from all over the world use our research infrastructures every year.

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