Helmholtz Imaging CONNECT

Scientists at the Helmholtz Association develop and apply a broad range of imaging modalities to capture the world of science. Within the 18 centers the borders of hard- and software solutions for imaging are pushed to their limits and the respective scientists conduct cutting edge research across the scales. Imaging is the crucial method to study processes within atoms, molecules, organisms, ecosystems, and the universe. At Helmholtz Imaging CONNECT we collect all the modalities, instruments, applications, and the respective scientific and engineering experts on one site.

Helmholtz Imaging CONNECT is the heart of the Helmholtz Imaging Network. Get to know the imaging experts from the Helmholtz Association, explore the amazing portfolio of cutting-edge instruments from satellites to synchrotrons, dive into the exciting world of imaging applications. Helmholtz Imaging CONNECT facilitates finding the right instruments, partners and collaborators for innovative projects, with just the right complementary expertise necessary to conduct research for grand challenges.

We want you! If you are affiliated to one of the Helmholtz Centers, we invite you to add your profile, your modalities and your applications to the website. Just use your home institutions credentials.

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Helmholtz Imaging CONNECT is administered by the Helmholtz Imaging Support and Engineering Team at DESY Hamburg (connect@helmholtz-imaging.de).


The content, i.e. descriptions of modalities, applications and instruments has been provided and edited by the experts from one of the Helmholtz Centers.

All imaging experts at one of the Helmholtz Centers are invited to create a personal profile and help to create a comprehensive overview of the outstanding scientific imaging capabilities within the association.


As a member of one of the Helmholtz Centers, you can sign in with your institutional credentials and add/edit data about your imaging modality, imaging facility, lab or instrument. In addition you can create a short profile page for yourself indicating your expertise and scientific interest in one or many imaging modalities.


We welcome any comment, critique, appreciation, suggestion, bug report or wish regarding Helmholtz Imaging CONNECT at connect@helmholtz-imaging.de. We will get back to you, when you contact us.

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