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.

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COP 28: "10 New Insights in Climate Science 2023"


At the 28th World Climate Conference (COP 28) in Dubai, "10 New Insights in Climate Science 2023" were presented. Four GERICS researchers were involved in writing a chapter or coordinating this report read more


Panorama of materials science

250 researchers take part in a major "Materials Systems Engineering" (MSE) event at Hereon

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Memorandum of Understanding

Collaboration for the benefit of research and industry

Fraunhofer, DESY, Hereon and EMBL sign memorandum of understanding for closer collaboration

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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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Projektmanager (m/w/d) für transformative Wissenschaft

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Als Projektmanager (m/w/d) für transformative Wissenschaft sind Sie für die Planung, ...

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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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Deutsche Allianz Meeresforschung

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a member of the German Alliance Marine Research.

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European projects

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