The Institute of Materials Research

At the Institute of Materials Research at the Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht in Geesthacht more than 160 employees work in the 5 research divisions, " Materials Mechanics", "Materials Physics", "Materials Technology ", "Magnesium Innovation Center Magic", and “Metallic Biomaterials”.

Embedded in the Helmholtz Research Fields "Key Technologies" and "Structure of Matter" the Geesthacht scientists at the Institute of Materials Research develop ultra-light-weight materials and innovative process technologies for the application areas air and ground transportation, implantology and regenerative medicine, as well as energy storage and conversion.