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Polish entities will host Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows

The European Commission (Resrearch Executive Agency) has recommended 1188 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA IF) projects for funding within the MSCA-IF-2016 call, 6 of which will be carried out at the Polish host institutions. Here is the distribution of the successful proposals within the IF panels: Standard European Fellowship (EF-ST): 925 projects European Fellowship – [...]

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Polish innovator will advice on a potential European Innovation Council

Kinga Stanisławska, Managing Partner and Founder of Experior Venture Fund, is one of the top European innovators who will advice on a potential European Innovation Council. The European Commission has announced the 15 members of the new High Level Group that will advise the Commission on how to strengthen support for breakthrough, market-creating innovation in [...]

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IPPT PAN awarded with HR Excellence logo

In December 2016 Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences (IPPT PAN) was granted the right to use the prestigious Human Resources Excellence in Research logo. It is a sign of recognition to the Institute and its achievements and activities aiming at ensuring favourable conditions for the HR development, in particular the development [...]

Prof. Tadeusz Burczyński awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa

On December 8, 2016 prof. Tadeusz Burczyński, director of Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences (IPPT PAN), was awarded the honorary title of doctor honoris causa of Silesian University of Technology. The ceremony took place in the Auditorium of the Centre for Educational Congress of the University in Gliwice. The highest academic [...]

Success of Polish companies in Horizon 2020

184 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 28 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. 9 SMEs are from Poland: Infermedica Sp. z o.o. KINETIC CENTRUM NOWOCZESNEJ AUDIOLOGII Nestmedic Sp. z o.o. PIXEL Sp.z  o.o. Prodromus Sp. z o.o. PROXIGROUP SOLACE Sp z o. o. Tadeusz [...]

Industrial Chemistry Research Institute awarded with the Logo HR Excellence in Research

Industrial Chemistry Research Institute perceives a significant impact of the provisions of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers on providing high-quality of working environment and ongoing research. The Institute began the process of implementation of the Charter and Code by placing on 4th May 2015 a [...]

Polish company among successful innovative small and medium-sized companies

The company Harimata from Krakow is among the beneficiaries who received funding under the Instrument for SMEs in Horizon 2020. 58 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 16 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. In this phase of the instrument, each project will receive [...]

KIC Food4Future – spectacular success of Polish scientific institutions and companies in the competition of the European Institute of Innovation Technology (EIT)

A pan-European FoodConnects partnership, including the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research PAS in Olsztyn and the University of Warsaw, won in the competition of the European Institute of Innovation Technology on the Food4Future call: EIT Food. This is a spectacular success of Polish science both when it comes to the prestige and financial matters, as [...]

Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences one of the most PhD-candidate-friendly institute

The PRODOK and PROPAN 2016 competitions’ results have been announced. The most PhD-friendly universities and institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences have been chosen on the basis of the such criteria as admission to and organization of doctoral studies, foreign language courses, fellowships, legal services for doctoral students, etc. Institutions were evaluated by a [...]

FNP laureate wins ERC Starting Grant for fighting cancer

Magdalena Król, an associate professor in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW), an FNP laureate, has won a prestigious ERC grant in the fight against cancer. Prof. Magdalena Król, two-time winner in the FNP START programme and a winner in the FNP POMOST/PARENT-BRIDGE programme, has received nearly EUR [...]