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Faculty of Polymer Technology is a private non-profit higher education and research institution based in Slovenj Gradec

Faculty of Polymer Technology is a private non-profit higher education and research institution based in Slovenj Gradec. It was founded in 2006 as Polymer Technology College and was promoted to Faculty by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education in February 2017.

Its founders are companies from Slovene plastics industry (Adient Slovenj Gradec d.o.o., Grammer Automotive Slovenija d.o.o., Plastika Skaza d.o.o., Kopur d.o.o., BSH Hišni aparati d.o.o. Nazarje), Regional institutions (Municipality of Slovenj Gradec, RRA Koroška d.o.o) and Industry associations/Research organisations (GIZ Grozd Plasttehnika, TECOS - Razvojni center orodjarstva Slovenije).

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Probationary Public Lecture of Mr. Matjaž Podgoršek
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Probationary Public Lecture of Mr. Matjaž Podgoršek

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in the computer room of FTPO, Matjaž Podgoršek, univ. dipl. inž. str., successfully finished his habilitation process with a Probationaly Public Lecture for election to the title of university teacher - lecturer for the field of Technology and construction.

Mr. Matjaž Podgoršek gave a lecture with a practical presentation in the NX Unigraphics program on the topic "3D modeling of gravure forms in the tool for injection molding of thermoplastics (3D modeliranje gravurnih oblik v orodju za injekcijsko brizganje termoplastov)", in the framework of the 3D Mould construction at the lecturer Sebastjan Kotnik.

Listeners of Probationaly Public Lecture were  members of the Expert Committee; composed of pred. Sebastjan Kotnik, doc. dr. Ivo Verovnik and doc. dr. Simon Klančnik and students of the 3rd year of the first degree program of Polimer technology.

Mr. Matjaž Podgoršek is a member of the company Gorenje Group d.d. as a leading engineer in the development and competence center for cooking appliances. He has over 12 years of work experience, especially in the field of construction of products and assemblies of various materials (plastics, metal, glass and concrete).

 

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As the only academic institution focusing on polymer technology in Slovenia, Faculty of Polymer Technology bases its activities on three pillars: Education, Research and Industry cooperation. We provide our students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become innovative and competent engineers that are fit for responsible tasks in their future assignments.  We support society and industry in Slovenia and beyond to cope with the increasingly competitive economic and rapidly changing technological environment by knowledge creation through innovative application oriented research on polymer materials and technologies, Know-How transfer and opportunities for life long learning. We live by our values – Responsiveness, Continuous improvement, Practical Attitude and Personal Approach – to achieve these goals.

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