Current Projects

  • EU MSCA-IF2019 of Upenyu L. Muza: USOME - Advanced analysis of polymersome and exosome hybrids for potential application in therapeutics and diagnostics.  (10/2020-10/2022)
  • Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation: Georg Forster-Grant for Postdoc Dr. Anthony Ndiripo from Stellenbosch University (01/2021-01/2023)

Completed Projects

    • DFG project: Acid gelation of enzymatically cross-linked caseins: from molecular level to network formation. In collaboration with the Technical University Dresden, Institute of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering (05/2016-05/2019)
    • National Science Fund of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education Youth and Science: Creation of specialized electronic library for art investigation, identiofication and conservation of Bulgarian cultural heritage. In collaboration with the Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, University of Sofia “St Kliment Ohridski” and the National Art Academy (02/2015-02/2017)
    • DFG project: Branching design in polyolefins by catalyst variation. Theory meet experiment. In collaboration with IPF Dresden,Institute Theory of Polymers and Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (08/2015-08/2018)
    • Industry project with Evonik Industries AG. In collaboration with the Australian National University,  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Evonik Industries AG (03/13-03/2016)
    • DAAD project PPP-Bulgaria: Application of the AF4 for polymeric drug-delivery systems. In collaboration with Laboratory for Polymers, University of Sofia “St Kliment Ohridski”(05/2013-12/2015)
    • ESF/EU project of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education Youth and Science: Investigation of new polymer vector systems for controlled transfer of DNA using FFF. (2013-2014) In collaboration with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (2013)
    • DFG funding of the symposium SCM-6, 2013 in Dresden (2012-2013)
    • SMWK project: Modern Fractionation Methods for Characterization of Branched Polymers. Awarded to Dr. Susanne Boye, Polymer Separation group (2012-2013)
    • Industry project with Merck KGaA (2010-2011)
    • DPI project: BranChar Synthesis of well-defined branched architectures for method development in branching characterization. (2006-2010) In collaboration with the German Polymer Institute Darmstadt
    • DAAD project PPP-Spain: Thermosets with improved toughness by using new functional hyperbranched precursors. (2008-2009) In collaboration with Universitat Rovira i Virgili Tarragona, Spain
    • Industry project with Advanced Mask Technology Center Dresden GmbH & Co. KG (2008)
    • DFG project: Molecular characterization and structural identification of branched macromolecules (2004-2008)
    • SMWK project: The structure of branched macromolecules. (2001-2003) Awarded to Dr. Albena Lederer