Today, the research centre DESY announced its strategy for the coming years. Following a comprehensive strategy-finding process, the centre, which is a member of the Helmholtz Association, has established the areas in science and innovation it intends to focus on, as well as the future development of its large-scale research facilities. Wiestler, the President of the Helmholtz Association. DESY has made important strategic decisions in order to continue to study the components of matter and the forces acting between them at a top international level. As a result, we are going to create even more attractive research conditions for top scientists from all over the world.