Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon

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Country: Germany
Dept./Division/Laboratory: Metallic Biomaterials
Scientist-in-Charge: Prof. Dr. R. Willumeit-Römer
Website: Hereon Metallic Biomaterials

General description

Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon conducts international cutting-edge research for a changing world: approximately 1,100 employees generate knowledge and innovation to facilitate more resilience and sustainability. As part of an international network and as a member of the Helmholtz Association, Hereon supports political, economic and societal institutions. In addition to its main location in Geesthacht and its site in Teltow near Berlin, Hereon has branches in Hamburg, Kiel, Berlin and Garching close to Munich.

Role in MgSafe

  • Coordinator
  • Work Package leader of WP5 and WP8
  • Host of ESRs 10 and 11: Hanna Cwieka and Kamila Iskhakova
  • Research topic: Mg-implants – from material design to in vivo application
  • Scientific part in MgSafe: Ex vivo Synchrotron measurements (WP3)


  • Regine Willumeit-Römer (coordinator, supervisor ESRs)
  • Florian Wieland, Berit Zeller-Plumhoff (PIs)
  • Hans-Jörg Isemer (international projects officer Hereon)
  • Katrin / Katharina Philipp (project manager)
  • Annette Havelberg (project secretary)
  • Thorsten Fischer (chair dissemination board MgSafe)