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Helmholtz Association

The Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres is with 34,000 employees in 18 research centres and an annual budget of approximately 3.4 billion Euros ($4.4 billion Canadian), Germany’s largest research organization.

Helmholtz centres have been commissioned with pursuing long-term research goals on behalf of the state and society.

The focus of research is on systems of great complexity using large-scale facilities and scientific infrastructure.

The Association strives to gain insights and knowledge so that it can help to preserve and improve the foundations of human life. It does this by identifying and working of the grand challenges faced by society, science and industry.