Welcome to the
Joachim Herz Foundation

The Joachim Herz Foundation is a modern non-profit foundation. It is based in Hamburg, Germany and promotes innovative, application-oriented research at the interfaces between business, engineering, natural sciences, and medicine. It also supports talented trainees on their career path by promoting education with a focus on transatlantic experience, personal skills, and the digital transformation in vocational training.


Focus on sustainable materials technologies

The first "innovate! Center" of the Joachim Herz Foundation will be established at the University of Bremen.

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Investment in technology company Weidmüller

Joachim Herz Foundation holds around 20 percent of the shares.

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Dr. Ariane Neumann becomes a member of the board

Dr. Ariane Neumann (45) will become a member of the Executive Board of the Joachim Herz Foundation on June 1, 2024.

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Coming soon: New location in Atlanta

The Joachim Herz House southeast of Atlanta will become a lively place for transatlantic dialog and exchange.

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Windräder auf einer grünen Wiese unter klarem, blauem Himmel, symbolisierend nachhaltige Energielösungen und erneuerbare Technologien.
We support risky, interdisciplinary and application-oriented research projects at the interfaces between engineering and the natural sciences, because we can only meet the challenges of our present with innovative ideas from science.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. Sabine Kunst
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