Southern Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Hamburg Metropolitan Region – Research Institutions in Southern Hamburg Metropolitan Region

CFK-Valley e.V.
Location: Stade
The mission of CFK-Valley Stade is to establish the leading European competence network for high performance fibre composite technologies at the business location Stade, with focus on the future-oriented lightweight construction and manufacturing material Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP). To this goal, the CFK-Valley’s primary task is the systematic acquisition, networking and settlement of worldwide leading companies that represent all disciplines in the integrated development of carbon-fiber reinforced composite structures.

Fruit Research Station Jork, at the Chamber of Agriculture for Lower Saxony
Location: Jork
The Fruit Research Station Jork (OVB Jork) is in charge of all fruit-growing agricultural research within the whole cooperation area of the German federal states Lower Saxony, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western-Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt.

Institute for Local History of the Heimatbund Rotenburg e.V.
Location: Rotenburg
The institute features a library on local history and geography with more than 30,000 books and a large archive for regional genealogical research. To date, numerous publications and books have been self-published by the Heimatbund, such as the annual series "Rotenburger Schrift", with articles on a broad range of local history topics.

Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Conservation
Location: Schneverdingen
Education, research and public relations in and for nature conservation, these are the three task areas of the Alfred Toepfer Academy for Nature Conservation (NNA).

Institute for Applied Waste and Material Flow Management e.V.
Location: Suderburg
The institute’s mission is to promote the research and education in waste management; the cooperation with research institutions, associations, companies, and districts; the support of scientific installations of the Leuphana University environment campus in Suderburg; to introduce the experience gained in the departments into the course practice; as well as to assist the students during their studies and with seminars at the institute.

TZN Research and Development Centre Unterluess
Location: Unterlüß
Research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering.