Hub Information


Today, we are already answering complex, data-intensive questions. But the information technologies of the future need to be even more powerful as well as energy efficient. In the Helmholtz Research Field Information, we address these questions on several levels. Our overarching aim is to enable the secure collection, storage, processing, transfer, and use of information. We pursue this goal by analyzing natural, artificial, and cognitive processing systems, exploring new materials and concepts, and developing strategies that make it possible to transfer this new knowledge into algorithms and the most powerful next-generation computers.

Materials Science, Quantum Physics, Plant Science, Neuroscience, Data and Computer Science and Information Engineering - the scientific expertise in our team at HMC Hub Information perfectly reflects the diversity of topics in our research field "Information". We work towards optimized FAIR metadata that allows researchers to connect in inter-disciplinary collaborations. We help to bridge the gap between discipline-specific problems by endorsing, adjusting and developing cross-disciplinary solutions for the creation, curation and management of scientific metadata.

The Institute for Advanced Simulation - Materials Data Science and Informatics (IAS-9) is the host-lab of Hub Information



Level-up your metadata with HMC at the Incubator Summer Academy 2023!

HMC will teach "Fundamentals of Scientific Metadata" at the Incubator Summer academy 2023!
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Explore Helmholtz Metadata Practices

Use the HMC Survey Data Explorer to investigate the current Metadata Practices in your domain and Helmholtz in general based on the data of the 2021 H …
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Meet HMC @ MC23

Meet HMC @ Microscopy Conference 2023
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18.09.2023 - 22.09.2023

HMC@ NFDI MatWerk Summer School 2023

Training course “Metadata Fundamentals – why context matters” at the MatWerk SummerSchool 18-22 Sept 2023.
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18.09.2023 - 29.09.2023

Helmholtz Incubator Summer Academy 2023

Once more, the five Helmholtz Incubator Platforms Helmholtz AI, Helmholtz Imaging, HIFIS, HIDA and HMC have teamed up to create a second edition of th …
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30.01.2023 | 13:30-15:30

Nicolas Carpi @ EM Glossary Plenary Meeting

EM Glossary Plenary meeting with Nicolas Carpi (Deltablot) presenting a demo of ElabFTW.
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