Global Center of Excellence in "Fiber Science"

The Institute of Chemistry of Renewable Resources is the only Austrian member and one of four European partners in the international network of excellence "Fiber Science", which is coordinated by Shinshu University (Japan).

The objectives of the Global COE Program are to further strengthen the education and research capabilities of graduate schools in "Fiber science" worldwide and to train creative researchers who can lead the world in a cutting edge research environment by establishing internationally competitive universities through strategic support of world-class education and research centers.