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The NIGHT receives the highest number of proposals ever! Poland is well-represented

Research Executive Agency (REA) received 128 proposals in response to the European Researchers' Night 2018-2019 call that closed on 14 February. This represents an increase of 13.27 % from the previous call in 2016, and is the highest number of proposal ever received. REA highlights the high number of UK proposals despite the uncertainties linked [...]

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Event in Warsaw: European Innovation Council (EIC) – a new opportunity for Polish industry in Horizon 2020

"European Innovation Council (EIC) - a new opportunity for Polish industry in Horizon 2020" is the title of the event organized by the National Contact Point for Research Programmes in Poland of the European Union. The event will take place on April 12, 2018 at the Centre of Creativity - Centrum Kreatywności Targowa in Warsaw, [...]

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Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw – one of the most successful in Horizon 2020 Polish biological research centres – celebrates 100th anniversary

The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw, one of the largest non-university biological research centres in the country, celebrates its 100th anniversary. Its scientists study the processes that occur in cells and the molecular background of tumours and diabetes. The institute established in 1918 by the Warsaw Scientific Society currently conducts basic interdisciplinary research [...]

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How to better integrate EU13 into Framework Programmes?

COSMOS2020 - the Network of Horizon 2020 SPACE NCP - and the Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU with support of the European Commission organized Horizon 2020 Space International Information Day & Brokerage Event dedicated to the upcoming SPACE 2018-2020 Calls under Horizon 2020 (13-14 December 2017). The event was organized [...]

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Four scientists will carry out an Individual Fellowships in Poland

The European Commission has announced (29th January 2018) the awarding of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to 1 348 highly talented researchers to create a game-changing impact on our society and economy. The funding, part of  the EU's Horizon 2020 programme for research and innovation, is worth €248.7 million in total, an increase of €30 million as compared [...]

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EU financing for breakthrough innovation should adapt to the needs of the innovator, experts say

The independent High-Level Group of Innovators advising the European Commission has published its recommendations on how a European Innovation Council (EIC) should fund and nurture breakthrough innovation from start-up to scale-up. In their report, entitled 'Europe is back: Accelerating breakthrough innovation', they recommend that a future EIC provides simplified and flexible financing, tailor-made for the [...]

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“Strategy for Horizon 2020” campaign

The Polish National Contact Point of Research Programmes of the EU started the information campaign “Strategy for Horizon 2020” in the end of the year 2017 and it will be continued in the following year. This is the initiative of the Polish National Contact Point of Research Programmes of the EU in a cooperation with [...]

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The work of scientists from AGH UST and UJ can help treat Zika virus infections

Scientists from the AGH University of Science and Technology and the Jagiellonian University in Kraków are conducting research that will help better understand the process of Zika virus infection and contribute to the development of effective antiviral therapies. The Zika virus usually causes only mild symptoms in adults, but some patients may develop severe neurological [...]

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Foundation for Polish Science: Results of competition in Core Facility programmes

The Foundation for Polish Science has decided the competitions in the programmes TEAM-TECH Core Facility (no. 4/2017) and TEAM-TECH Core Facility PLUS (no. 2/2017). Three projects will receive combined funding of almost PLN 8.5 million. The aim of the Core Facility programmes is to stimulate the use of available research apparatus in Poland and to support [...]

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What is the mission of Polish NCP and what is the Horizon 2020? Watch the movie!

We invite you to watch the film prepared by Polish NCP Team about the role and tasks of the Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the European Union and the wide opportunities offered by Horizon 2020 - the largest European Union framework programme financing innovation, research and development. We hope that the film [...]