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.



"Metalle als Feinde des Tumors": Forschungsnewsletter Universität Wien Oktober 2019


The young spin-off "P4 Therapeutics", founded with the aim to develop the high potential anticancer drug Albuplatin, was awarded with the "Der...


Brutkasten Media Award open for voting until June 18th 14:00!


Christian Kowol featured in a Science.orf article about scientists who are working when most people are celebrating.


A review article by members of the inter-university cluster "Translational Cancer Therapy Research" discussing the efficacy of metallodrugs has been...


Erika Schaudy received the prize for her master thesis "Synthesis of natural antioxidants".



When: Mon, 3.6.2019, 16:00

Where: Loschmidt Hörsaal (HS 2), Währinger Straße 42, 1090 Wien



Prof. Des R. Richardson: Medicinal chemistry and the design of therapeutics for the treatment of the iron overload and cardiodegeneration in Friedreich’s ataxia based on the dissection of the molecular pathology in the disease

When: 2.10.2018 15:00

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


Assoc. Prof. Gregory S. Smith, University of Cape Town: Novel Strategies for Metal-Based Drugs

When: 27.9.2018 15:00

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