Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR)

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) conducts cutting-edge research with a long-term focus in the fields of energy, health and matter. We deliver solutions to the great challenges of our time and see it as our task to provide knowledge and technology for the next generations. Thus, we derive four key points as our mission:

  • We explore fundamental phenomena of nature. Unique research infrastructures provide insight into processes under extreme conditions. We contribute know-how to the development of future materials and information technologies, thus guaranteeing an enlightened and free society.
  • We contribute to a healthy society with novel diagnostic and therapeutic methods in cancer research – from the fundamentals in natural and life sciences to medical application.
  • We are facilitating the transition to a sustainable industry and the transformation of energy systems towards a green society.
  • We strengthen Saxony’s position as a center of commerce and industry in Germany through a systemic combination of fundamental research, innovation, large-scale facilities and transfer, thus ensuring an adequate standard of living for future generations.
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