Welcome to the website of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry (Faculty of Chemistry, University of Vienna). Founded in 1960, under Bernhard Keppler, Head of Institute since 1996, our research focuses on selected aspects of Bioinorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Environmental- and Radiochemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalytics and Cell Biology and first and foremost the development of new antitumor therapeutics.



Having returned to Vienna in 2017, Michael Reithofer was promoted to Associate Professor.


Selin Hizal has received a Short-term grant abroad (KWA) and will be pursuing her doctoral studies at the University of the Basque Country.


Julia Nunes has received an Ernst March Grant from the OeAD and will be pursing her doctoral studies for nine months at the Institute of Inorganic...


Debora Wernitznig presented the latest findings on the mode of action of IT-139 at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research...


Bernhard Keppler talks about cancer therapy and the ruthenium compound KP1339/IT-139 in the APA Science Dossier "Der Kampf gegen den Krebs"


Das von Amitava Kundu, einem Absolventen der Chemischen Fakultät, gegründete Entwicklungsunternehmen ab&cd innovations GmbH wurde zum 3. Mal in Folge...



Dr. Tim Grüne, Paul Scherrer Institute: Some Unusual Applications of Crystallography

When: 3.7.2018 15:00

Where: Seminarraum 2, Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna


Dr. Fabio Gallazzi, University of Missouri: Preparation of optimized biomolecules for multiple selected research projects

When: 19.6.2018 15:00

Where: Lecture Room 4, Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Wien


Dr. Peter Müller, MIT: Single-Crystal X-Ray Diffraction: Structure Determina-tion for Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Research

When: 11.04.2018 14:00

Where: Seminarraum 2, Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Vienna