Best Scientific Image

Each year we look for the best scientific images of the Helmholtz Association, which showcase the outstanding portfolio of Helmholtz in imaging and the contribution of imaging science in solving major societal challenges.

Discover the winning images!

Image: DZNE

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Published on 05.02.2024

Unlocking the Potential of AI: Helmholtz Foundation Model Initiative – Call for Proposals & Info Events

The Helmholtz Association launched the Helmholtz Foundation Model Initiative to leverage recent advancements in AI and the rise of “Foundation Models”. Join the info event on 8 February & the match-making event on 15 February. Submit your project proposal by 15 March 2024!

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Image: Visax on Unsplash

Published on 01.02.2024

HIDA Hackathon on Computer Vision

On 27 February 2024 doctoral researchers of all Helmholtz Information & Data Science schools will come together to work with drone images of thermal leakages in construction.

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Image: Alena Prudnikava, HZB

Published on 19.01.2024

The Helmholtz Imaging Roadshow comes to HZB

Join us on 29 February 2024 for an engaging information session at 10-12 pm at HZB Adlershof. Registration ends on 26 February.

Explore captivating scientific images from our 2023 contest, showcased from 19-29 February 2024.

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Published on 10.01.2024

Helmholtz GPU Hackathon

Apply as a team by 31 January 2024!


Published on 17.11.2023

Best Scientific Image Contest 2024

The call for the best scientific image 2024 is open. Submit your images by 23 February 2024 for a chance to win best image & prizes totaling 5000 EUR.

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Published on 09.11.2023

Helmholtz Imaging Conference 2024

Join us for our 4th Annual Helmholtz Imaging Conference on 14-15 May 2024 in Heidelberg. Register today & submit your abstract!

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Image: HIDA

Published on 19.10.2023

Helmholtz Career Day for Data Science and IT

Join HIDA’s virtual Career Day on 22 November 2023 to learn about different Data Science and IT career fields and meet Helmholtz employers!

Simulation of electric field lines during laser acceleration of electrons with the high-power laser DRACO at HZDR
Image: Lukas Zühl, HZDR/Prof. Stefan Gumhold, TU Dresden

Published on 12.10.2023

Frontiers of Synchrotron and XFEL Research at High Magnetic Fields

Join this workshop on 8-10 November 2023 at HZDR in Dresden to discuss the latest research results obtained using X-ray radiation sources and high magnetic fields.

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Image: Aikaterini Kourpa, MDC

Published on 21.09.2023

Helmholtz Reproducibility Workshop

Join this workshop on 16 November 2023 in Potsdam & delve into the core of reproducible science! Registration is open until 31 October 2023.

Image: Joshua Sortino on Unsplash

Published on 21.08.2023

Leveraging open data from PaN facilities for machine learning

Join this workshop on 17-18 October 2023 to learn how to best exploit open data for machine learning! The call for abstract will be open until 8 September 2023.


Published on 14.08.2023

Incubator Summer Academy II

Save the Dates for the Incubator Summer Academy 2023: 18-29 September! Registration is open until 25 August. Register today!

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Published on 10.07.2023

TEACH 3: Explore, Exchange, Excel

Save the dates & register for the third TEACH conference on 07-08 December 2023!

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Published on 15.06.2023

Best Scientific Image 2023: Who won this year’s contest?

The results are in! Discover who won best image in the categories “Jury Award”, “Public Choice Award” & “Participants’ Choice Award”!

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Published on 05.05.2023

Helmholtz Imaging Projects Call 2023 Open

The new call for Helmholtz Imaging Projects is open! Submit your proposal by 30 July 2023!

HI Conference 2023: Join the Unconference on 14 June

Published on 04.05.2023

Helmholtz Imaging Conference 2023

Register today for THE Imaging Science Event of 2023 in Hamburg!

The call for proposals is open: submit your abstract by 24 May 2023!