Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis “Blachownia”

Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis “Blachownia”

Kędzierzyn-Koźle , ul. Energetyków 9, 47-225, woj. opolskie, Poland


The Łukasiewicz Research Network - The Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia" (Polish abbreviation – Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia") is an R&D centre working within the field of organic chemistry. Since 1952, the Institute has been a successful partner for domestic and foreign contractors developing, implementing and improving chemical processes, production and sale of branch products. Łukasiewicz - ICSO “Blachownia” carries out R&D and implementation works within the scope of chemical sciences, performs chemical research, tests and analyses. Our competence is proved by numerous publications, patents and commercial implementations, as well as Good Laboratory Practice Certificate no. 29/2021/DPL. Łukasiewicz - ICSO "Blachownia" achievements* IMPORTANT INFO: the company accepts both international and national students

Internship possibilities

  • Łukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia"
  • Kędzierzyn-Koźle
  • ul. Energetyków 9, 47-225, woj. opolskie
  • Poland
VAT Number
  • PL7492109260
Status of organization
  • Public
Type of organisation
  • Research organisation
Organisation acts primarily in the following raw materials sectors
  • Materials science
  • Recycling
  • Other
  • https://www.icso.lukasiewicz.gov.pl/en/
  • Jagoda Skotnicka-Pawlik
E-mail address
  • jagoda.skotnicka@icso.lukasiewicz.gov.pl
Which months can the internships take place?
  • January 2024
  • February 2024
  • March 2024
  • April 2024
  • May 2024
  • June 2024
  • July 2024
  • August 2024
  • September 2024
  • October 2024
  • November 2024
  • December 2024
What is the preferred duration of the internship?
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 3 months
Open positions for internships in this year
  • 2
We accept
  • International students
  • National students
  • EIT Labelled students
  • SinREM
  • Amir/TIMREX
  • Emerald
Internship location
  • Poland
  • Kędzierzyn-Koźle
  • ul. Energetyków 9, 47-225
Own equipment
  • Yes
Own equipment required
  • During the internship, the student must have a laboratory apron and protective goggles.
During the internship, company is able to offer to the intern(s):
  • None of the above
Is laboratory work included?
  • Yes
Preferred educational background of the intern(s)
  • ecology/biology
  • chemistry
  • waste management
  • environmental engineering
Required skills and competences
  • • Required knowledge of English language (B1/B2); • Computer skills - knowledge of MS Office; • Communication skills; • Technical skills; • Ability to work as a part of the team; • Ability to use scientific literature and data bases; • Knowledge of laboratory work.
Interns assignments/tasks
  • Participation in R&D projects in the fields of our Institute competencies, especially organic chemistry. Selected topics: chemicals as consumables for mining machinery; chemical preparations for mining technologies; chemicals as consumables for processing machinery; chemical preparations for processing technologies; purification processes and regeneration of organic and aqueous fractions formed in technological processes, purification of waste gases; chemical analysis for processing processes; chemical preparations for recycling technologies; recycling of chemical compounds combined with mineral materials, e.g. depolymerization of plastics; recycling of machining fluids/oils; chemical analysis for recycling processes; chemical analysis for the development of alternatives of critical raw materials.
  • Dr Katarzyna Zielińska - Leader of Catalytic Processes Research Group Other Research Group Leaders
Permanent employment possibilities
  • Yes
Interview with the candidates
  • Yes