Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS)
- Address: Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Willy-Brandt-Straße 5, D-38226 Salzgitter, Germany
- Website: www.bfs.de
BfS works for the safety and protection of man and the environment against damages due to ionising and non-ionising radiation. In the field of ionising radiation there are, e. g., X-ray diagnostics in medicine, safety in the handling of radioactive substances in nuclear technology and the protection against enhanced natural radioactivity. The work in the field of non-ionising radiation includes the protection against ultraviolet radiation and the effects of mobile communication.
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V.
- Address: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, PO Box 510119, 01314 Dresden, Germany
- Website: www.hzdr.de
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf is a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers. Scientific research equipment of national and international importance is operated at the HZDR and as such the HZDR is coordinating member and partner of numerous cooperations and projects.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
- Address: Helmholtz Zentrum München (GmbH), Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt, Ingolstädter Landstraße 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany
- Website: www.helmholtz-muenchen.de
Helmholtz Zentrum München is the German Research Center for Environmental Health. It investigates important common diseases which develop from the interaction of lifestyle, environmental factors and personal genetic background, focusing particularly on diabetes mellitus and chronic lung diseases.
Thünen Institute of Fisheries Ecology
- Address: Thünen Institute of Fisheries Ecology, Palmaille 9, 22767 Hamburg-Altona, Germany.
- Website: https://www.thuenen.de/en/fi/
The Thünen Institute of Fisheries Ecology remit is to explore and monitor the marine environment. The Federal coordinating office for fish, fishery products, crustaceans, shell fish and seaweed is part of the branch “Marine Environment” of the Thünen Institute of Fisheries Ecology. In detail, the Federal coordinating office for fish is analysing fish, crustaceans and seaweed from the Baltic and the North Sea for their concentration of radioactive substances, improving the dosimetry of non-human biota and searching for evidences of low dose radiation induced effects.