TUG is the 2nd largest technical university in Austria, which focuses on five specific fields of expertise: Advanced Materials Science, Human & Biotechnology, Information Communication & Computing, Mobility & Production and Sustainable Systems (bold fields are related to proposal topics). The Institute of Inorganic Chemistry is the participating research institute, which is dedicated towards fundamental and applied aspects of organometallic chemistry. The scope of activities ranges from basic research of organo silicon, tin and phosphorus compounds, design of catalysts towards the applications of inorganic and organometallic oligomers, and polymers in the field of functional materials. The applications range from energy, semiconducters, optics and nanotechnology.