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Forschungszentrum Jülich: Facts and Figures

As of July 2018


Federal Republic of Germany (90%)
Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (10%)

Share capital: € 520,000

Taxpayers' ID: 213 / 5700 / 0033
VAT registration number.: DE122624631

Forschungszentrum Jülich exclusively and directly pursues the non-profit purposes stipulated in Article 2 of the Articles of Association, in particular the advancement of science and research in the meaning of the section on tax-privileged purposes of the German Fiscal Code (§§ 5168 AO) as amended on 16.03.1976 (BGBl. I p.613).


1.7 km²

Balance Sheet 2017

Revenues: approx. € 609,318 million (of which € 243,888 million third party funding)


In total: 5,914
Scientists: 2,165 (incl. personnel in scientific training)
Visiting scientists: 792 from 75 countries


2,442 in peer-reviewed journals

National and international cooperations

419 nationally funded projects, 20 of which coordinated by FZ Jülich
Horizon 2020: 99 projects, 21 of which coordinated by FZ Jülich

Contract Research

405 projects carried out as contract research, 304 of which national, 101 international projects


59 new patent applications, 29 of which German applications, 26 international PCT applications, and 4 European applications
197 patents granted: 146 of wich national rights from 23 European patent-granting procedures, 38 other foreign patents, and 13 German patents
87 licences in total: 61 of which from SMEs, 30 from abroad (14 from the USA), and 12 new ones
Revenues from licensing and know-how agreements amounted to € 307,000

Organizational structure

Company Bodies, Committees, Institutes, Staff units, Project management

Further information

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Annual Report (PDF or eBook)