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Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy

The Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN) investigates and develops material- and process-based solutions for a climate-neutral, sustainable, and cost-effective utilization of renewable energies. The institute works on the structural and functional characterization, modeling, and processing of materials relevant to hydrogen and solar technology. The common goal is the understanding of structure-performance-process relationship on the mesoscale.

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Ana de Oliveira got awarded at the annual German Catalysis Society Meeting in March.
Poster prize: HI ERN scientist awarded
Ana de Oliveira has been doing her PhD at HI ERN since October 2020. She received the award at the annual German Catalysis Society Meeting in March. 
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HI ERN - A portrait of Jülich’s largest research branch office
Impressions from HI ERN, where more than 140 colleagues from different countries research innovative materials (Article originally published in "Inside", Jülich's staff magazine).
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Prof. Peter Wasserscheid
Record-Breaking Storage Facility for Green Hydrogen  
Three questions to... Prof. Peter Wasserscheid about the planned storage facility at CHEMPARK Dormargen. The scientific expertise comes from HI ERN.  
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140 employees worked for HI ERN in 2020.
HI ERN 2020: facts and figures
Employees, third-party funding, publications, prizes – the statistics show: The past year again was a successful one for HI ERN.  
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Neubau HI ERN
Bavarian consortium submits application for national hydrogen technology center
HI ERN is involved as a research partner in this consortium.
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Teaser Bautagebuch 12/2020
Construction diary
Construction diary of the planned institutional building Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN) in Erlangen, Cauerstraße 1.
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