Institute was founded in 1960. It has slowly and steadily rose to independent institute dealing various projects along with reputed and well established foreign institutes. Work on polymer science was impressive and resourceful. Scientific council has been granting best young scientist award for the past 10 years. A mission was set up to carry out research, training and education in a larger scale in macro molecular sciences. Polymer study and applications was highlighted and encouraged in a much broader spectrum. An organ garn was set systematically to run the institution. There are again some departments within the polymer study. Out of the projects few projects are national fund projects and other is industry based projects.
The following is the list of scholars from Institute of Polymers, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences