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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 [...]

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New Horizon 2020 project at IPPT PAN

In July 2017 European Comission, in the frame of the call H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017 MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION STAFF EXCHANGE (MSCA RISE) has granted the project QUANTIFY "Unraveling the role of anisotropy in material failure". The project is coordinated by the University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) and one of the project beneficiaries is IPPT PAN. [...]

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Poland is involved in creating an integrated observing system for the Atlantic Ocean

Buoys, floats, moorings and research vessels, to name just a few examples - data about the state of the Atlantic is collected by a number of means. And by a profusion of actors, who could jointly produce even better results if they applied a common strategy. EU-funded researchers are driving the development of an integrated [...]

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Polish National Medicines Institute is involved in the EU-funded ENABLE project

An EU-funded project has found a potential new way to target drug-resistant bacteria, and it is hoped that the initiative's drug discovery platform will lead to more ground-breaking discoveries - with the potential to save lives. The ENABLE project is working to advance the development of potential antibiotics against gram-negative bacteria, such as Escherichia coli. [...]

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Institute of Slavic Studies Polish Academy of Sciences was awarded HR Excellence in Research logo

Institute of Slavic Studies Polish Academy of Sciences comprehensive analysis and action plan meet all the requirements for the use of the 'HR Excellence in research' award. ISS PAS can now use the 'HR Excellence in Research' award to help promote itself as a provider of a stimulating and favourable work environment. The award reflects [...]

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ASM – Market Research and Analysis Centre will soon launch the fifth project under Horizon 2020

A consortium of 13 partners from 9 countries, coordinated by the Spanish TECNALIA Institute, has been awarded a grant under the EE-12-2017 (H2020-EE) -2016-2017). The HOLISDER project (Integrating Real-Intelligence in Energy Management Systems) will begin in the fall and will last for 3 years. The main goal of the project is to develop a holistic [...]

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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 [...]