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The Helmholtz-Office Brussels

The Helmholtz Brussels Office helps increasing the participation of Helmholtz Centers in EU programs such as Horizon Europe. With our services, we support intensifying and expanding networks and research collaboration in Europe and beyond.

Helmholtz in Europe

Shaping a sustainable future for Europe strongly depends on collaborating on research because societal challenges do not end at borders. Therefore, Helmholtz supports the concept of the European Research Area.

Helmholtz in Europe


Anna Cattani-Scholz

Delegate for the research area Information

Barbara Geilen

• Assistant to Delegates for the research areas
• Office administration and bookkeeping
• Coordination of programme for interns

Holger Ihssen

• Delegate for research area Energy
• European Energy Research Alliance (EERA)
• Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan)

Jens Jäger

Delegate for the research area Health

Dorothea Kapitza

• Legal Advisor
• European framework programmes for research and innovation
• International conventions and treaties
• IPR & Open Science

Andreas Krell

Delegate for the research area Earth and Environment
Helmholtz Association

Nicolas Villacorta

Delegate for the research area Matter in Brussels
Policy Officer for Helmholtz’ research infrastructures in the EU
Helmholtz Association

Alexandra-Sonja Lawson

• Assistant to the Director
• Visitor groups, conference room
• Office administration

Kristine August

PR and Political Communication


Statement on the Initiative of the European Commission Reform Research Assessment

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