Legal Notice

Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany
Phone: +49 89 3187-0
email: presse(at)

Commercial register: HRB 6466
Register Court: Amtsgericht München

Represented by Board of Directors:
CEO: Prof. Dr. med., Dr. h.c. Matthias H. Tschöp
Administrative Managing Director: Dr. Michael Frieser
Chief Financial & Technology Officer: Prof. Dr., Dr. h. c. mult. Martin Hrabĕ de Angelis (acting)
Chairwoman of Supervisory Board: MinDir’in Prof. Dr. Veronika von Messling

Sales tax identification number
Sales tax identification number according to § 27a Umsatzsteuergesetz: DE 129521671

Editorial responsibility 
Stephan Herzig, Sofia Sasse, Kalina Draganova, Luke Harrison, Susanne Drogoin, Melanie Bock

Content management
Sofia Sasse, Kalina Draganova, Luke Harrison

Server administration
Hetzner Online GmbH

Technical support
graphodata AG - TYPO3 and Fullservice Internetagency
Karl-Friedrich-Str. 64
52072 Aachen 

Pictures and Charts
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1. Content
The Helmholtz Zentrum München reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect will therefore be rejected.
Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the Helmholtz Zentrum München without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links
The Helmholtz Zentrum München is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from the Helmholtz Zentrum München´s pages - unless the Helmholtz Zentrum München has full knowledge of illegal contents and is able to prevent the visitors of the Helmholtz Zentrum München site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective page might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages.

3. Copyright
The Helmholtz Zentrum München intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.
The copyright for any material created by the Helmholtz Zentrum München is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as texts or diagrams, in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the Helmholtz Zentrum München´s prior agreement (please contact the public relation department: presse(at)

4. Privacy policy and data protection

5. Legal validity of this disclaimer
This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain unaffected by this fact.