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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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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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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 [...]

Copernicus DIAS contracts signed

Four consortia selected to set up Copernicus cloud-based platforms for Data and Information Access Services (DIAS) This morning at the premises of DG GROW, the names of the four industrial providers of the Copernicus Data and Information Access Services (DIAS) were announced. Following a thorough public procurement procedure, Josef Aschbacher, Director of Earth Observation Programmes [...]

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Prof. Sankowski and his 3 ERC grants

Prof. Piotr Sankowski, from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, is the first person in Poland who received three European Research Council grants. Prof. Mikołaj Bojańczyk, from the same faculty, has got two grants. The ERC also gave two ERC grants to Prof. Janusz Bujnicki from the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology [...]

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Success of Polish researchers in the QuantERA Call 2017

QuantERA Consortium is pleased to announce the results of the QuantERA Call 2017. Thanks to joint funding provided by the European Union and QuantERA member organisations, the list of projects recommended for funding includes 26 excellent international proposals in the field of quantum technology research: Quantum communication Quantum simulation Quantum computation Quantum information sciences Quantum [...]

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Statistics of Polish participation in FP Horizon 2020 – short report after 404 calls

We are presenting a short report on Poland's participation in the Horizon 2020 programme. The analysis concerns 404 calls evaluated by the EC in the area of submitted applications and signed grant agreements for the implementation of projects before 30 September 2017. Report is available here: LINK

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ASM- Market Research and Analysis Centre coordinator of the SMEthod project

ASM - Market Research and Analysis Centre will soon launch the sixth project under Horizon 2020. This time ASM will be a coordinator of the project called „Methodology for efficient segmenting innovating SMEs based on lifecycles, represented sectors and regional characteristics” (SMEthod). SMEthod is a research project aimed at delivering an improved methodology of identifying [...]

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Four Polish researchers among 2017 ERC Starting Grantees

The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the awarding of its Starting Grants to 406 early-career researchers throughout Europe. There are four Polish researchers among them, two of them will conduct their ERC projects in Poland: Dr.  Krzysztof Fic (Poznan University of Technology) and Dr. Artur Obłuski (University of Warsaw). The new grantees will work [...]

University of Silesia in Katowice carries out Horizon 2020 project

University of Silesia in Katowice carries out Horizon 2020 project, which aim is to find a solution how to embrace the children born of war. The war ends, the foreign soldiers depart, and some may well be leaving babies behind... Whether the father was friend or foe, the local women to whom these children are [...]