The Helmholtz Association pursues the long-term research goals of state and society to maintain and improve the livelihoods of the population. To do this, the Helmholtz Association conducts top-level research to identify and explore the major challenges facing society, science and the economy. Its work is divided into six research fields. The Helmholtz Association brings together 18 scientific-technical and biological-medical research centres. With more than 38,000 employees and an annual budget of over €4 billion, the Helmholtz Association is Germany’s largest scientific organisation. The Association's work follows in the tradition of its namesake, the natural scientist Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894).

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The Helmholtz Association pursues the long-term research goals of state and society to maintain and improve the livelihoods of the population. To do this, the Helmholtz Association conducts top-level research to identify and explore the major challenges facing society, science and the economy. 

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