Scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) are researching the poles, seas and climate. They aim to unravel the changes taking place in the global environment and System Earth which are partly natural and partly caused by human action.
DESY is one of the world’s leading accelerator centres. DESY develops, builds and operates large accelerator facilities, which are used to investigate the structure of matter. The combination of photon science and particle physics at DESY is unique in Europe.
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) headquartered in Cologne is Germany's national centre for research and technology development in aeronautics and aerospace. In addition DLR holds a leading position in the selected research fields of energy and transportation.
How does matter behave in strong fields and at small-scale dimensions? How can malignant tumours be identified at an early stage and treated effectively? How can resources and energy be utilised in an efficient and safe manner? The researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf are seeking to answer these questions.
The UFZ is one of the world’s leading research centres in the field of environmental research, enjoying high social recognition. It demonstrates ways in which a sustainable use of our natural resource base is possible for the benefit of both humankind and the environment.
How will we get our energy in the future? How can we master the threat of climate change? And how can medicine help us respond to demographic change? Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research are developing concepts that will provide answers to these questions.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. From fundamental research through to application, it excels in a broad range of disciplines, i.e. in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. It makes significant contributions to the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information.
The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association combines microbiological basic research with clinical research in order to develop new diagnosis and treatment methods for serious diseases.
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) has two main focuses: Research on materials that are related to energy conversion in the broadest sense and the development of accelerator concepts and instruments for research with light.
The CISPA - Helmholtz Center for Information Security covers all aspects of information security. The Center aims to address the pressing grand cybersecurity research challenges that our society faces in the age of digitalization in a holistic and comprehensive manner and covers the full spectrum from theory to empirical research.
Very successful experiments, high-quality ion beams for research — the current experiment time on the GSI and FAIR campus delivered positive results even during the corona pandemic. In numerous areas, the existing accelerator facility has been able to provide...
Hello, everyone! … It’s now been more than six months since we watched the last aeroplane take off. More than six months in isolation, over half a year with just the nine of us out in the ice, and still, the days and weeks have passed quickly. Soon the spring will be...
A team of four scientists led by AWI headed to Svalbard in July 2020 to uncover the secrets of the biogeochemical cycle of trace metals in the Arctic. Retreating glaciers in the Arctic uncover areas that have been previously hidden underneath ice sheets. These areas...
About the Author: Thomas Viguier is an Arctic researcher working at the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network in Akureyri, Iceland. He is an expert in global and Arctic shipping and maritime industries, having worked as Safety and Security Officer in the Merchant...