About us

We identify ourselves with the objectives and beliefs of Helmholtz Zentrum München. They are exemplified by the supervisors. Our goals, which are deduced from the center's strategy, are implemented by the direction together with all staff members. All staff identify themselves with the mission statement, contribute their skills and performance in the interest of the whole company and ensure progress.


Our demand

  • High quality in all aspects of Research, Service and Training
  • Mutual respect and support for all colleagues and staff
  • Willingness to take liability and enforcement of the team

Our goals

In research and development:

  • Realisation of competitive and service-oriented research programmes
  • Exploitation (IP) and publication of results in high ranking journals
  • Training and mentoring of PhD students and veterinarians in further training to the veterinary specialist

In service:

  • Animal welfare, compliance and user-friendliness at the highest organizational level
  • Self dependent completion of tasks

In vocational training:

  • Instruction of apprentices towards high functional and personal competence

Our instruments for achievement of the objectives

  • Intensive communication and feedback with colleagues, staff and users
  • Formal and informal “Mitarbeitergespräche” at regular intervals
  • Agreement of SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound)
  • Anticipatory conduction of improvements and achievement of objectives
  • Careful and responsible handling of resources
  • Sustainable training and further education of all staff
  • Cooperative teamwork and „Fördern und Fordern“