Hi ERN - New headquarters of the Helmholtz Institute in Erlangen inaugurated

Inauguration of the new research building of the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energies (HI ERN) in Erlangen on Wednesday 14.07.2021

Inauguration of the new research building of the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energies (HI ERN) in Erlangen on Wednesday 14.07.2021 © Kurt Fuchs / HI ERN

The Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg, Hi ERN, in which the HZB is involved, has moved into its new building. 

Almost exactly four years lie between the groundbreaking ceremony and the festive inauguration: the new research building of the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energies (Hi ERN) is another address for cutting-edge research. 

Please read the press release of the partners here (Press release in German)

People on the picture (from left to right): Architect Prof. Eckhard Gerber, Minister of the Interior Joachim Herrmann (MdL), Prof. Karl Mayrhofer, Director of HI ERN, Jörg Volleth, 2nd Mayor of the City of Erlangen, Prof. Frauke Melchior, Member of the Board of Directors of Forschungszentrum Jülich, Prof. Frank Messerer, Head of the Department of Energy Policy, Energy Infrastructure and Research at the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs Hubert Aiwanger, Prof. Christoph J.Brabec, Chair of Materials Science (Materials of Electronics and Energy Technology) at FAU, Thomas Frederking, Helmholtz Centre Berlin, Prof. Otmar D. Wiestler, President Helmholtz Association, Prof. Peter Wasserscheid, Director and Head of Research Department at HI ERN, and FAU President Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger. (Photo: Kurt Fuchs / HI ERN)

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