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Welcome to the Institute of Polymer Chemistry!

We are an innovativ, young and dynamic team,

  • focused on reseach in the field of polymer chemistry
  • fundamental research
  • development of macromolecules

for the 21st century in cooperation with the international polymer industry.


Office Opening Hours

Mo. – Th.    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Fr.              09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Phone:       +43 732 2468 9080

e-mail:        renate.herbrik@jku.at


Prof. Brüggemann

Consultation hours for students:

Lecture time:                    Mo - Fr    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lecture-free period:         Mo - We 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                          Thu - Fr   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM


Institute of Polymer Chemistry.


Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


TNF-Tower, 7.Floor, Room T0705-T0763

Two JKU Researchers
Presented with the
Cardinal Innitzer Award

Yolanda Salinas and Richard Küng were presented with the 2022 Natural Sciences Awards.

As part of a ceremony at the Archbishop's Palace in Vienna, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn presented Assoz. Univ. Prof. Dr Richard Küng (Institute for Integrated Circuits) and Priv.-Doz. Dr. Yolanda Salinas (Institute of Polymer Chemistry) with the distinguished award.

The award, endowed with €2,000 in prize money, is presented annually to outstanding young Austrian scholars under the age of 40 in support of advancing science.

Salinas, Küng F.l.: Salinas, Küng

Yolanda Salinas received the Habilitation Award for Chemistry 2022.

Every year, the "Austrian Chemical Society" (GÖCH) and the "Austrian Academy of Sciences" (ÖAW) honour a habilitation in the field of chemistry distinguished by special interdisciplinary work. This year, Priv.-Doz. Dr. Yolanda Salinas Soler was awarded this Habilitation Prize for Chemistry 2022 for her work on "Hybrid functional organic-inorganic materials for nanomedicine and optoelectronics".

Yolanda Salinas habilitated in October 2021 at the Institute of Polymer Chemistry (ICP) in the group of Prof. Oliver Brüggemann in the subject Polymer Chemistry and Materials Chemistry.

The prize is endowed with 2,000 euros. The award ceremony took place at the GÖCH General Assembly during the "Austrian Chemistry Days 2022" in Vienna. The meeting was held under the motto "Green Chemistry for Sustainable Europe" and was chaired by GÖCH President Prof. Peter Gärtner.

Award ceremony GÖCH President Peter Gärtner and Yolanda Salinas from left: Peter Gärtner, Yolanda Salinas; Credit: GÖCH / Walter Schneider

Video Project to our Patent "Polyphosphazene" WO2012031609

created in Cooperation with Art University Linz, Johannes Kepler University and Las Gafas Films Team.

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