We are a leading research organisation in the area wood and wood-related renewable resources in Europe. Our core competences are materials research and process technology along the complete value chain – from raw material to finished products. We develop methods and basics and perform applied research on the economy-science interface in order to enable resource-efficient management in the circular bioeconomy.


We offer the opportunity to elaborate a


Master Thesis (f/m/d)

Topic: Production of lignin-furandicarbaldehyd-resin with modified lignin for industrial applications



These fascinating research issues are waiting for you:

  • Investigation of several lignin degradation products for resin production at different pH values
  • Curing tests of the resulting resins
  • Characterisation of obtained resins by standardised methods
  • Evaluation of new products for industrial applications



Your qualification:

  • Student in chemistry, process engineering or biological sciences
  • Theoretical and practical understanding of organic chemistry
  • Interest in research on production-relevant and sustainable systems
  • Reliability, flexibility and independence 



Your benefits:

  • An international, motivated team and a highly active scientific environment
  • Work in basic and industry-related projects
  • Modern laboratories and pilot plant facilities
  • Numerous training and development opportunities
  • Responsible and varied field of activity
  • Attractive working environment
  • Excellent working atmosphere in a committed team
  • Allowance EUR 500,00 per month
  • Possible starting dates: 01.09.2024 



Place of employment:




Frau Alessia Kiss

Area Biorefinery Processes & Composite Materials

Tel.: +43 732 2468 - 6780


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