Founded in: 2002
EARTO Membership: Individual
29 Patent Applications
47 Industrial Partners
N/A Spin-offs Created
1 H2020 Project (eCorda June 2019)
Mission: The Polymer Competence Center Leoben (PCCL) has led collaborative research in polymer technology and polymer science in Austria for more than a decade. Its hundred and more experts carry out R&D in diverse polymer applications, including automotive, aerospace, packaging and solar energy. PCCL also draws on the expertise of academic specialists from the University of Leoben and the Universities of Technology in Graz and Vienna.
Vision: PCCL adheres to build and maintain long-term research and development cooperations with appropriate companies in the plastics sector and related service industries; to develop new, improved technologies for the production and use of plastics and for a new generation of plastic products for future key technologies; to support, primarily, small and medium sized enterprises in the solving of scientifically demanding plastic engineering problems; to contribute to environmental preservation and orient R&D activities towards sustainable development; to train scientific and technical staff and qualified future managers.