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


Steel cutting for Coriolis

Cutting out the first steel plate marks the beginning of construction of the new research vessel

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7.9 million euros for research at the MLZ

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is again funding the development and expansion of scientific instruments at the Heinz ...

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Soil protection means climate protection

The "soil carbon app": New climate protection tool for German agriculture through soil care

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht – Centre for Materials and Coastal Research GmbH has been renamed 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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Entwicklungsingenieurin (m/w/d) für prozesstechnische Anlagen und Laborinfrastruktur

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Das Institut für Wasserstofftechnologie untersucht und entwickelt Materialien und Systeme zur ...

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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.