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We conduct research to provide comprehensive solutions to the grand challenges facing society in the fields of energy and environment, information and brain research. Our aim is to lay the foundation for the key technologies of tomorrow.

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Key technologies in the areas of energy and environment, information and brain research – this characterizes Forschungszentrum Jülich’s profile. With more than 5,500 employees, Jülich – a member of the Helmholtz Association – is one of Europe’s large research centres.

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Development of Jülich

Forschungszentrum Jülich is one of the large interdisciplinary research institutions in Europe. Continuous strategic development ensures that it can successfully perform its tasks for society and the economy in a rapidly changing environment.

Gebäude des Jülich Supercomputing Centre

Organizational Structure

Forschungszentrum Jülich has nine research institutes with 51 subinstitutes working in the areas of energy and climate research, bio- and geosciences, medicine and neuroscience, complex systems, simulation science, and nanotechnology. Overview: Organizational Structure …