Corona Update 07.01.2021 / restriced operation

After careful assessment of the situation, the HZB management has decided that HZB continue to operate in a very restricted mode. From 11.01.2021 on, the laboratories and BESSY II are opened exclusively for in-house research. Eye tumor therapy continue to take place.

The opening of the laboratories and BESSY II take place under very strict safety and hygiene regulations. The urgently needed technical and administrative infrastructures continue to be maintained with a minimal staff presence. Employees can make use of an extended home office arrangement.

External companies may only enter the premises in urgent cases and after signing the "Information sheet for external companies, guests". The canteen offers takeaway food only.

Eye tumor therapy, which is carried out in cooperation with Charité - Universtitätsmedizin Berlin at the HZB Wannsee campus, continues to take place.

The measures at HZB will be continuously evaluated and adjusted based on the current development of the Corona pandemic.

The legal basis in the State of Berlin is the SARS-CoV-2 Infection Protection Ordinance. The effective version can be found at:

Please address any related questions to the central email address:

We thank you for your understanding and your support in implementing these measures!