Founded in 2008, RCPE is an independent research center located in Graz (Austria). We are a multidisciplinary team of about 150 people from over 20 different nationalities, and we are passionate about science.

CEO

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Khinast
CEO & Scientific Director

Dr. Thomas Klein
CEO & Business Director

DIRECTORS

Prof. Dr. Oliver Kappe
Scientific Director
Center for Continuous Flow
Synthesis & Processing

Dr. Jörg Breitenbach
Director Strategic
Development

MMag. Noreen Grünauer
Director of Public Funding

AREAS

Dr. Dalibor Jajcevic
Scientific Leader
Area I

Dr. Amrit Paudel
Scientific Leader
Area II

Dr. Wen-Kai Hsiao
Scientific Leader
Area III

Sulaiman Mohsenzada, MSc.
Business and Operations Leader
Area I

Dr. Simone Pival-Marko
Business and Operations Leader
Area II

Phillip Clarke, MBT
Business and Operations Leader
Area III

Raymar Andreina
Lara Garcia, MSc.
Head of Technical
Operations

FUNCTIONS

Paul Dunne BSc (Hons)
HDipEd, PgD Biomed

Business Development
Specialist

Christoph Herrmann
Business Development
Specialist

Lisa Lepori, MA
Head of Marketing &
Public Relations

Sandra Sünkel
Head of Human
Resources

DI Christian Vogl
Head of Finance &
Controlling

Mag. Simone Klein, ppa.
Head of Administration

Thomas Heller, BSc.
Head of IT

Nikolaus Schrümpf
Head of Quality and
Environmental
Department

FUNDING PARTNERS

RCPE is a K1 COMET Centre within the Competence Centres for Excellent Technologies (COMET) programme. The COMET programme is operated by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) and the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW). Our projects are also funded by Land Steiermark and the Styrian Business Development Agency (SFG).

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