Meet our


Prof. Polona Žnidaršič Plazl, PhD

Project coordinator

Tadej Kokalj, PhD

ERA Chair Holder

Tjaša Lenarčič, MA

Project manager

Meet our


Milan Obradović, MSc

Junior Research Fellow

Meet our

Steering Committee

Prof. Igor Plazl, PhD

Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Chair of Chemical Process, Environmental and Biochemical Engineering

Assoc. Prof. Boštjan Genorio, PhD

Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Chair of Materials and Polymer Engineering

Assoc. Prof. Jure Derganc, PhD

Faculty of Medicine, Biophysics institute

Prof. Ines Mandić-Mulec, PhD

Biotechnical Faculty, Chair of Microbiology

Sc. adv. Drago Resnik, PhD

Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Laboratory of Microsensor Structures and Electronics

Assoc. Prof. Joško Valentinčič, PhD

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Alternative Technologies

Meet our

Advisory board

Prof. Goran N. Jovanovic, PhD

Oregon State University, Chemical Engineering

Prof. Takehiko Kitamori, PhD

National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan,Department of Power Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Andrew deMello, PhD

ETH Zurich, Biochemical Engineering

Prof. Roland Wohlgemuth, PhD

Lodz University of Technology, Institute of Molecular and Industrial Biotechnology

Daniela Lavric, PhD

Corning European Technology Center, France

Drago Kuzman, PhD

Lek, a Sandoz company division of Novartis, Slovenia

Štefan Fujs, PhD

ACIES BIO Ltd, Slovenia

Open positions


COMPETE team will presumably consist of two junior researchers with master's degrees and four senior doctoral and postdoctoral researchers. If you are interested to join our team, we are inviting you to check our current open positions.

Assistant with PhD

Link to the job vacancy