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Helmholtz Zentrum München is the German Research Center for Environmental Health. It investigates important common diseases which develop from the interaction of lifestyle, environmental factors and personal genetic background, focusing particularly on diabetes mellitus, allergies and chronic lung diseases.

Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research institution of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Free State of Bavaria. It is a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers.

Name Helmholtz Zentrum München – Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt
Form of organizationGmbH
Foundation1960
CEO and PresidentProf. Dr. Günther Wess
CFOHeinrich Baßler
CTODr. Alfons Enhsen
AddressIngolstädter Landstr. 1; 85764 Neuherberg
Locations

Neuherberg
Großhadern, Munich
Gmunder Str., Munich
Heidemannstr., Munich
Trogerstr./ Schneckenburgerstr., Munich
Garching
Hannover
Neuperlach
Augsburg
Dresden
Tübingen

Institutes and Departments47
Employees Total: 2300
Trainee positions54
Publications1464 (2016)
spin-offs and joint venture companies20 (since 1997)
patent families127
Finance Volume (2016)276 million Euro