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Member Since 2018

The Slovenian National Institute of Chemistry (NIC) ( has 309 employees (as of 30 September 2018), of which around 266 carry out research work in 10 departments & 2 infrastructure centres; 136 of these have doctorates of science. Basic and applied research are focused towards fields that are of long-term importance to both Slovenia and the world: biology, biotechnology, environmental protection, structural and theoretical chemistry, analytical chemistry, materials research, and chemical engineering, through which the Institute performs a world class basic research and supports the needs for technology transfer of the domestic chemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries. The work of the Institute is also aligned with the priority thematic areas of the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, which places an emphasis on genomics and biotechnology for health, nanotechnology, quality and safety of food, as well as nutrition, sustainable development, and global change. Through its basic and applied research, NIC represents one of the leading research institutions in Slovenia and also in the region.