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The Children’s Memorial Health Institute was awarded prestigious HR Excellence in Research logo

The Children’s Memorial Health Institute is the largest and most modern specialist pediatric hospital in Poland. It is also a research institute contributing to modern pediatrics. Institute's mission is to implement the achievements of modern science as quickly as possible so as to prevent disease and diagnose and treat children even more effectively than today. [...]

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Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences has received a Human Resources Excellence in Research logo

The Human Resources Excellence in Research logo is granted to institutions abiding by the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. Both these documents were adopted by the European Commission in 2005 and they describe rights and obligations of researchers but also universities and other [...]

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Company IOT SOLUTIONS from Krakow funded under Horizon 2020 SME Instrument

129 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 25 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. EU to invest €6.4 million in 129 innovative businesses. Polish company IOT SOLUTIONS from Krakow is one of them. The funding is provided under Phase 1 of the instrument, which means [...]

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Nature based solutions in Polish cities

Currently over 70% of Europe's population lives in cities, expected to increase to over 80% by the middle of the century. This translates to 36 million new urban citizens by 2050 and brings new challenges related to water and energy supply, waste management and spatial planning. Cities are also more vulnerable to climate change, especially [...]

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Buy locally, buy quality: sustainability in public food procurement

School meals don't matter only to kids and their parents. Like other services within the scope of public sector food procurement, they also matter economically. Determination to source produce locally and sustainably can make all the difference to a region's farmers, as can labels protecting its specialities. An EU-funded project is connecting the dots. In [...]

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Polish companies among the most innovative European SMEs

The European Commission to invest €100 million to help 69 small businesses bring their innovations to the market. 69 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 21 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. Two companies are from Poland: TORQWAY Spółka z o.o. BCAST Spółka [...]

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More than 600 foreign scientists came to Poland in the last decade

The majority of them are from Ukraine, Germany and India. 34 scientists from around the world have been employed by the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology (Polish Academy of Sciences). The researchers, including chemists, biologists, linguists and psychologists, have moved to Poland within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) programme established by the European Union. Among [...]

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Polish large company PKN ORLEN to take part in an EU energy research project

Always active in enhancing its research and development potential, PKN ORLEN is now going to implement a project funded under the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme. The funding will enable the Company to take part in a project aimed at field testing of innovative solutions within existing high-efficiency cogeneration infrastructure. Our project partners will include [...]

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Fraunhofer launches R&D project with Opole University of Technology in Poland

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the Opole University of Technology in Poland are launching a joint research and development project in automotive lightweight construction. Lightweight construction in automotive production is one of the major technological challenges for efficient and resource-saving production. The Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU and the Opole University of Technology [...]

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Nurturing research to vitalise Poland’s bioeconomy

Researchers at the Institute of Soil Science and Cultivation in the Polish town of Pulawy have set out to promote the bioeconomy and its benefits in the region. Their work is backed by funding from the EU's ERA Chairs initiative. The institute’s drive to advance the bioeconomy takes the shape of a five-year project named [...]