European XFEL is a research facility where external research groups can work.

The interdisciplinary research at the European XFEL delivers valuable insights into many areas of science. Experience shows that from this type of basic research, important applications develop.

With its unique research opportunities, the European XFEL attracts world-class scientists from across the world. Many different scientific disciplines will come together and build off of each other and strengthen one another. Experience shows that the interplay of various challenges and ideas leads to new products and product improvements.

Many areas of science will profit from the new facility—among others, medicine, pharmacology, chemistry, physics, materials science, nanotechnology, energy technology, and electronics.