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The institute gets its basic financing from public funds with a share of 50 per cent each from the states and federal government.
In 2013, a regular budget of EUR 23.3 million was provided.
In addition, the institute aquires third party funds through projects  and  industrial contracts. Third party funding amounted to EUR 8 million in 2013.


By December 31, 2013, the IPF had a total of 482 employees.

Visiting scientists

At any time, a large number of visiting scientists works at the institute for different periods. In 2013, their number amounted to 83 from 32 countries.

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Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e. V.