Technology Platforms

As an international competence centre for environmental sciences, the UFZ owns several innovative research facilities in the fields of:

  • Microscopy for biology and material science, 
  • 3D-visualisation of data and numeric simulations,
  • Isotope analytics,
  • Bioreactor systems,
  • Mass spectroscopy in metobolomics and proteomics, 
  • Technologies for high-resolution exploration of subsurface structures, integrated earth observation and a ground-truth-data-based interpretation of satellite data,
  • Equipment for surface water analysis,
  • Various greenhouses and open spaces for outdoor tests to study the consequences of climate change.

Our technology platforms and observatories offer vital links between science and industry. Moreover, they are starting points for future research projects:

Technology platforms

Technology observatories