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List of abbreviations

Abbreviation Long form Definition
(Helmholtz) AAI (Helmholtz) Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure “Refers to a service and a procedure that enables members of different institutions to access protected information that is distributed on different web servers”
(Source: Wikipedia), for HIFIS context see Helmholtz AAI
HIFIS Helmholtz Infrastructure for Federated ICT Services see 2.1 What is HIFIS
ITIL IT Infrastructure Library Best Practise Framework for IT Service Management,
definition see e.g. ITIL Process Maps Website
RUA Resource Usage Agreement Agreement between service provider and using centre on individual service conditions
VO Virtual Organization see Chapter 1.1 of Top Level Infrastructure Policy

Helmholtz Centre abbreviations

Abbreviation Long form
AWI Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
DESY Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron
DLR German Aerospace Center
DKFZ German Cancer Research Center
DZNE German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Jülich Forschungszentrum Jülich
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research
HZB Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
HZDR Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
HZI Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security
UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Head Office Helmholtz Head Office
Hereon Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon
HMGU Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health
GFZ Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – German Research Centre for Geosciences
KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
MDC Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association