FZJ Forschungszentrum Jülich focuses on use-inspired basic research. It adopts an interdisciplinary approach and investigates relations between research areas energy, information, and sustainable bioeconomy. We conduct research to provide comprehensive solutions to the grand challenges facing society in the fields of energy and environment, information and brain research. The FZJ aim is to lay the foundation for the key technologies of tomorrow.
With more than 6,100 employees and a unique research infrastructure, Forschungszentrum Jülich is one of the major interdisciplinary research centres in Europe. It is a member of the Helmholtz Association. Scientists have access to state-of-the-art instruments and large-scale facilities at Forschungszentrum Jülich. Some of these are used by teams of scientists from all over the world – experts at Forschungszentrum Jülich provide them with professional advice and support. The FZJ-JCNS institute operates at the FZJ outstation at the MLZ, Garching, several neutron scattering instruments.