Motivating start into 2022

In 2021, our company once again represented the Free State of Thuringia on the list of Germany's 50 most successful startups. Together with three other companies, we have shown that innovative ideas also have development potential and are successful in our region. For...

Innovation award Thuringia 2021

On November 24th we received the special award for young companies of the Thuringian Innovation Award. We are very happy about this great end of the year! The award shows us again that we convince with our innovations, thus motivating us even more!  

Expanding the team

In April 2021 we double our manpower, so our team consists of eight creative and motivated heads. Time flies while we roll out our marketing strategy. Our first product is entering the piloting phase by the end of the year.

Into top 50

With the beginning of 2021 Polytives was voted into the world of Germany’s top 50 startups. Here we ranked no. 15. Together with two other companies from Jena, we represent the innovation potential of our hometown.

ThEx Award 2020 for Polytives

At this year’s ThEx AWARD we were awarded 1st prize in the “Idea Creator” category. That makes us incredibly happy and proud.  The happy end of 2020!

IQ Innovation award Middle Germany 2020

On June 25, 2020, it was finally decided. The winners of this year's IQ Innovation Award Central Germany. And what can we say: We did it! We have won! We came in first place in our "Chemistry/Plastics" cluster at the IQ Innovation Award. We can hardly say how happy we...

Founding 2020

In March 2020, the time had finally come. Polytives GmbH was founded to bring the innovative polymer additives to the market. At the same time, still in the EXIST project, the first cooperation partners could be addressed as a company.  


Oliver Eckardt

Managing Director | CTO

Viktoria Rothleitner

Managing Director | CEO

Oliver Guntner

Quality Assurance

Dr. Frances Stöckner

Head of R&D

Frank Seiler

Executive Assistant