The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material-und Küstenforschung GmbH (HZG) is one of 18 members of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, Germany’s largest science organisation.

HZG is located in Geesthacht near Hamburg with branches in Teltow near Berlin and in Hamburg, with a total staff of approximately 950 employees.
HZG comprises 4 major research institutes. Embedded in the Helmholtz Research Fields "Key Technologies" and "Structure of Matter" the scientists at the Institute of Materials Research develop materials and innovative process technologies for the application areas air and ground transportation, implantology and regenerative medicine, as well as energy storage and conversion.

Full name of the organization: The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material-und Küstenforschung GmbH
Short name of the organization: HZG
Address: Max Planck Strasse 1, Geesthacht, 21502, Germany
Contact person: Daniel Höche
Telephone: 04152-871914
E-mail address: Daniel.Hoeche@hzg.de
Websitewww.hzg.de

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