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Poland reforms innovation system in bid to emulate success of Finland’s VTT and Germany’s Fraunhofer

A new network brings together 38 institutes to boost participation in EU research. Meanwhile, the first expat scientists are attracted home   A blend of policy initiatives aims to boost Poland’s research and innovation system and increase the country’s participation in EU programmes, with the government creating a network of applied research institutes and setting [...]

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Handbook: how to fill in the application for the COFUND call to be successful

We are pleased to announce that on the Net4Mobility+ Project website there are new Handbooks on applying for projects within the COFUND programme of Maria Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). Handbooks are dedicated to institutions recruiting both PhD students and experienced researchers. In the Handbooks you will find information on how to fill in the application for [...]

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Teaming grants for Poland

Three Polish projects, each for ca. €15 million, have been granted for funding by the European Commission in the last call of Teaming Phase 2 action within Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation area within the Horizon 2020 framework programme. The projects aim at developing a long-term research and innovation excellence by creating or upgrading the [...]

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New guidelines for collaboration with researchers networks

Recently, the following document was published as the next outcome of the Net4Mobility+ project: Guidelines for collaboration with researchers networks. It is mainly addressed to the experts of national contact points, however, it contains practical information on how to establish cooperation with scientific diasporas from around the world, the list of which is one of [...]

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Łukasiewicz Research Network

Thirty seven (37) research institutes and the Polish Centre for Technology Development join forces. On 1 April, they will establish the Łukasiewicz Research Network, under which the best researchers will conduct key research from the point of view of the interests of the state. The bill has just been signed by President Andrzej Duda. “I [...]

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EU budget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes provisional agreement on Horizon Europe, the future EU research and innovation programme

The EU institutions have reached a partial political agreement, subject to formal approval by the European Parliament and Council, on Horizon Europe. Investing in research and innovation is investing in Europe's future, in knowledge and new solutions to maintain and improve the European way of life. That is why the Juncker Commission has set a [...]

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Vacancies: Research Group Leaders at the Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies UW

The recently created Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies at the University of Warsaw, Poland ( seeks to appoint group leaders who will develop ambitious and innovative research effort exploring quantum phenomena, such as superpositions and entanglement, in optical and optically controlled system, with the long-term aim of their practical utilisation. The appointments will include start-up [...]

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The Centre for Advanced Materials and Technologies is looking for partners in Horizon 2020

The Centre for Advanced Materials and Technologies (CEZAMAT) of Warsaw University of Technology is looking for partners in Horizon 2020. CEZAMAT is a huge research facility erected with substantial support from EU; it provides 4 000 m2 of clean rooms of various classes of purity (10, 100 or 1000 acc to US FED STD 209E) [...]

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The second edition of Polish Returns Programme

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange has announced the second edition of its Polish Returns Programme. Call for proposals in the second edition of The Polish Returns Programme, which is addressed to Polish scientists working in HEIs around the world. The objective is to encourage the return of Polish scientists who have achieved scientific [...]

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Webinar about the MSCA RISE

On 21.02.2019 a webinar about the MSCA RISE was held as part of the Net4Mobility + project. The webinar had a huge reach and was attended by over 200 people from around the world. It is worth to emphasize that before and after the webinar the participants may use self-assessment tool in a quiz form. [...]