Next to academic science centres, Hamburg offers a broad range of private, state-funded, independent & non-academic research facilities.
Germany’s largest institute for tropical medicine, dedicated to treatments and therapies for tropical and infectious diseases.
DESY is among the world’s leading centres for particle acceleration, attracting researchers from more than 40 countries.
The Academy of Sciences and Humanities has been supporting research visibility and variety in Northern Germany since 2004.
This publicly owned institute researches contemporary history and the social sciences.
The institute simulates ecosystems to analyse climate change through complex earth system models.
Universität Hamburg's Centre for Molecular Neurobiology is a top neuroscience centre in Germany.
The BAW assists in answering questions about the engineering of waterways .
Responsibilities include hydrographic surveys, maritime safety and pollution monitoring.
The centre researches climate, environment and earth systems.
CFEL is a joint enterprise of DESY Hamburg, Max Planck Society, and Hamburg University.
The CSSB approaches infection biology and medicine with structural and molecular biology.
The DKRZ is a state-owned central service facility and a major partner for climate research.
Over 80 independent research groups cover the spectrum of molecular biology.
The CML develops and optimizes maritime processes and systems.
At the research division of the Fraunhofer IAP, inorganic nanoparticles and nanocomposites are being developed.
The centre specialises in Northern German 20th century history.
GIGA centres on area studies of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East as well as global issues.
The organisation conducts mediated public communication research.
This private non-profit organisation researches virology and organism immune responses.
The HSVA researches hydrodynamics and provides related consultation services.
HZG specialises in interdisciplinary research in coastal, polymer, and biomaterial science.
The institution focuses on peace and security studies in a European and global context.
The first research institution dedicated entirely to German-Jewish history, established in 1966.
European and international private, commercial and economic law.
MPSD focuses on ultra-fast physical processes & chemical reactions.
This collaboration of UHH and DESY promotes top-level standards for fruitful scientific work.
The institute has a variety of locations conducting ecological research on topics such as forestry and wood science and technology.
Spanning 3.4 kilometres, the newly-built European XFEL facility conducts research in the field of X-ray flashes.