STN is embedded in the research field Key Technologies in the Helmholtz Association (external Link). Delivery of fundamentals for innovation in high-tech areas and support of other research fields has a cross-sectional function in the effort to solve the challenges facing our society. At the same time, industry is provided with innovative impulses.
Helmholtz Association (HGF)
Helmholtz Mission Statement
- We contribute to solving grand challenges which face society, science and industry by performing top-rate research in strategic programmes in the fields of Energy, Earth and Environment, Health, Key Technologies, Structure of Matter, Aeronautics, Space and Transportation.
- We research systems of great complexity with our large-scale facilities and scientific infrastructure, cooperating closely with national and international partners.
- We contribute to shaping our future by combining research and technology development with perspectives for innovative applications and provisions for tomorrow’s world.