• Our mission: Discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

Coronavirus Update

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, some precautions are being taken on the premises of Helmholtz Zentrum München to protect employees from infection and to contain the spread of the coronavirus. All measures are constantly being reviewed. Further information on the current regulations and our contribution to the fight against the pandemic can be found by following the link below.


Helmholtz Pioneer Campus

Helmholtz Pioneer Campus

The Helmholtz Pioneer Campus is an innovation campus with a startup culture at the Helmholtz Zentrum München. HPC stands for the intelligent fusion of biomedical sciences, engineering and digitization. Teams of top scientific talents from all over the world work together on the development of novel solutions that make a difference in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

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Research Freedom

Promote curiosity driven research and offer scientists high degree of freedom.


Employ interdisciplinary research and enabling technologies to develop precision medical solutions.


Harness algorithms, machine learning and artificial intelligence to answer biological problems and faciliate clinical decision making.


Discovery that addresses real world problems and offers tangible medical solutions.

Science and Society

We actively involve the general public, to disseminate and raise awareness about the current state of research. Learn more about our services.

Distinguished national programs

Sustainable research

Young Investigators

Helmholtz Young Investigator Groups Program enables early career researchers make their first steps as group leaders.

Graduate Program and Research Schools

The Helmholtz Graduate School Environmental Health (HELENA) develops the next generation of internationally competitive researchers.

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