EARTO Members

Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH (PCCL) – Member of UAR Innovation Network

Country: Austria
Founded in: 2002
EARTO Membership: Individual





Key Figures 2018

€8.35M Income

99 Employees

29 Patent Applications

47 Industrial Partners

N/A Spin-offs Created

1 H2020 Project (eCorda June 2019)


Mission & Vision


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.



Participation in EARTO Innovation Awards


Technology Expertise

  • Natural Sciences: Chemical sciences
  • Engineering and Technology: Physical engineering ; Chemical engineering ; Materials engineering ; Industrial biotechnology ; Other engineering and technologies


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