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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Innovation platform for climate-friendly shipping

Research vessel Coriolis paves the way for interdisciplinary research and digitalization

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No more rivets

Hereon project team develops new welding process for climate-friendlier aviation

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Hereon is joining HOLII

Scientists of our center are participating in a program that helps to implement new ideas of potential founders

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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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Instrument Scientist (Postdoc) for white beam beamline

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon operates an outstation at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) in ...

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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 für Meeresforschung

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

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European projects

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