Research Services

The Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) is a central scientific service unit within the Max Planck Society dedicated to the strategic planning, development and operation of the digital infrastructures necessary for providing the institutes with scientific information and for supporting web-based scholarly communication. more
The Max Planck Society supports two scientific information retrieval services (IVS), one for the fields biology and medicine (IVS-BM in Martinsried) and another one for the fields chemistry, physics, and technology (IVS-CPT in Stuttgart). more
The Max Planck Genome Centre Cologne (MP-GC) is a core facility for Max Planck Institutes performing next generation sequencing (NGS). The MP-GC is open for all scientists of the Max Planck Society and currently provides sequencing service on three different NGS platforms (Illumina HiSeq, MiSeq and PacBio). more
As a national service provider, DKRZ (English: German Climate Computation Center) operates a supercomputer centre to enable climate simulation and provides the scientific users with the technical infrastructure needed for processing and analysis of climate data. more
The GWDG (English: Association of Scientific Data Processing mbH Göttingen) is the IT computer centre for the Georg-August-University Göttingen and a computer and IT competence centre for the Max Planck Society. It provides many services for the scientific data processing. more
Key tasks for Max Planck Institutes all over Germany include application development and optimization, data management for big data projects, operation of a central supercomputer and compute clusters for institutes, and operation of a modern data infrastructure including long-term archival. more
The Halbleiterlabor of the Max Planck Society (English: semiconductor laboratory) develops, processes and provides commercially not available state-of-the-art semiconductor radiation detectors for advanced experiments focusing on high energy and astrophysics research. more
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