Research for a Changing World

Our aim is the preservation of a world worth living in. To this end, we generate knowledge and research new technologies for more resilience and sustainability—for the benefit of the climate, the coasts and the people.

Our Mission

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Manapouri Power Plant

Green hydrogen from New Zealand

Alliance for green hydrogen technology with participation of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon launches

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Wanted: Corrosion

Hereon team identifies which materials are particularly suitable for self-dissolving bone implants

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The importance of mud

The coastal ocean as a natural sink for CO2

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The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht – Centre for Materials and Coastal Research GmbH has been renamed the Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH. With this new name and new logo, the research center is expressing its current mission and the organizational structure with its sites and field locations.

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4th Baltic Earth Conference

The 4th Baltic Earth Conference will take place in Jastarnia, Hel Peninsula, Poland. The ...

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Ausbildung zur Fachinformatikerin (m/w/d) für Systemintegration

Job offer from -

Wir suchen engagierte Auszubildende, die gerne im Team arbeiten, Lust auf eine spannende ...

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Helmholtz Association

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a member of the Helmholtz Association.

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Climate Service Center (GERICS)

Practical preparation of knowledge in climate research.

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Audit Job and Family

The Hereon has been honoured every three years since 2008 for its family-friendly policies.

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European projects

Pan-European and European- funded projects in which the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is involved.