Łukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia"

Łukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia"

Kędzierzyn-Koźle ul. Energetyków 9, 47-225, woj. opolskie, Poland


The Łukasiewicz Research Network - The Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia" (Polish abbreviation – Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia") is an R&D centre working within the field of organic chemistry. Since 1952, the Institute has been a successful partner for domestic and foreign contractors developing, implementing and improving chemical processes, production and sale of branch products. Łukasiewicz - ICSO “Blachownia” carries out R&D and implementation works within the scope of chemical sciences, performs chemical research, tests and analyses. Our competence is proved by numerous publications, patents and commercial implementations, as well as Good Laboratory Practice Certificate no. 29/2021/DPL.
Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia" achievements*

895 implemented technologies
1741 granted patents, including 59 abroad
2178 scientific publications in Poland and abroad
1877 lectures, announcements and posters
14 international signed contracts for technology transfer

Using the modern measuring and research equipment, Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia" provides complex services: research, analyses, advisory and design and performs services in the range of scientific and technical information.
We cooperate widely with domestic and foreign organizations. Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia" is a participant of scientific and industrial consortia, scientific networks, EU research programmes and technological platforms.

Internship possibilities

Current number of active applications
  • October 2022
  • December 2022
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 3 months
Internship location
Kędzierzyn-Koźle, ul. Energetyków 9, 47-225
Field work
Laboratory work
Required equipment
Required education
  • chemistry
  • environmental engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • waste management
Required skills and competences
• Required knowledge of English language (B1/B2);
• Computer skills - knowledge of MS Office;
• Communication skills;
• Technical skills;
• Ability to work as a part of the team;
• Ability to use scientific literature and data bases;
• Knowledge of laboratory work.
Participation in R&D projects in the fields of our Institute competencies, especially organic chemistry. Selected topics: chemicals as consumables for mining machinery; chemical preparations for mining technologies; chemicals as consumables for processing machinery; chemical preparations for processing technologies; purification processes and regeneration of organic and aqueous fractions formed in technological processes, purification of waste gases; chemical analysis for processing processes; chemical preparations for recycling technologies; recycling of chemical compounds combined with mineral materials, e.g. depolymerization of plastics; recycling of machining fluids/oils; chemical analysis for recycling processes; chemical analysis for the development of alternatives of critical raw materials.
Dr Katarzyna Zielińska - Leader of Catalytic Processes Research Group
Other Research Group Leaders

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