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LIT Breakfast Briefing

Thomas Gegenhuber and Manuela Schiek

[Translate to Englisch:] LIT Breakfast Briefing

Our LIT Breakfast Briefings feature outstanding and impressive JKU researchers who talk to the scientific community about findings from their current research.

We present two topics and discussions in 30-minute sessions.

Date: April 26, 2022 8.30 am
Location: LIT Open Innovation Center, OIC Stufenforum



  • apl.-Prof. Dr. Manuela Schiek (LIT/ Institute of Physical Chemistry and Linz Institute for Organic Sollar Cells)

Spectroscopic Investigation of Solid-Liquid Interfaces under Operational Conditions

We envision restoration of eyesight by retinal implants for vision impaired people suffering from an incurable degeneration of photoreceptors as the light sensitive part of the retina. The most critical part - not only of retinal implants but implantable medical devices in general - is the interface between the opto-electronic device and the biological tissue. These are solid-liquid interfaces, and to understand their functionality under operational conditions, we have developed a unique spectroscopic tool.

  • Univ. Prof. Thomas Gegenhuber (LIT Sustainable Transformation Management Lab)

Organizing in Times of Crisis

In my talk I will reflect on the process how we try to organize help for Ukrainian students. A key message is that we need to do more to improve the interfaces among societal sectors (e.g. public administrations and organizations, civil society and private sector) to effectively help.

(Das LIT Breakfast Briefing wird in englischer Sprache abgehalten.)


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We look forward to seeing you there!

Coffee and Croissants provided! :)






Time & date

April 26, 2022

08:30 - 09:00 AM

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OIC Stufenforum, LIT Open Innovation Center, ground floor


JKU, Altenberger Str. 69, 4040 Linz