Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin News

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) is a renowned research center in Germany, dedicated to the study of materials and energy. Located in Berlin, HZB is part of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, which is the largest scientific organization in Germany. HZB focuses on the development and utilization of advanced materials and technologies to address pressing energy challenges, particularly in the context of renewable energy and energy efficiency. One of its flagship facilities is the BESSY II synchrotron, a powerful light source that provides scientists with unique capabilities to analyze the structure and properties of materials at the atomic and molecular levels. Research at HZB spans various fields, including photovoltaics, battery technology, and hydrogen storage, aiming to contribute to sustainable energy solutions and the transition to a low-carbon economy. The center collaborates extensively with both national and international academic institutions, industry partners, and other research organizations to advance scientific knowledge and technological innovation.