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The Institute of Plant Genetics PAS has started the implementation the second ERA Chairs project

September 1, 2019 was the first day of the implementation of the NANOPLANT “The Creation of the Department of Plant Nanotechnology to Maximise the Impact of the ERA Chair Culture on the IPG PAS”, a H2020 ERA Chair project coordinated by dr Franklin Gregory and managed by dr Anna Stachowiak-Szrejbrowska. The major idea of NANOPLANT [...]

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ERC grant winner from Gdańsk will study tiny DNA repairmen

Dr. Michał R. Szymański has won a prestigious European Research Council grant. He will receive EUR 1.5 million to study how the molecular mechanics responsible for exchanging mutated DNA fragments in mitochondria work. The grant by the European Research Council (ERC) was awarded as part of the ERC Starting Grant competition. The project entitled Dissecting the [...]

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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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The Silesian University of Technology has started BIOTRAFO project funded under Horizon 2020

The Silesian University of Technology is just beginnig to carry out BIOTRAFO project funded under Horizon 2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE). "Raising knowledge and developing technology for the design and deployment of high-performance power transformers immersed in biodegradable fluids - BIOTRAFO” project will analyze the effect of temperature on [...]

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Scientists from the Military University of Technology in the Horizon 2020 project PROTECT

Scientists from the Institute of the Optoelectronics of the Military University of Technology take part in project PROTECT (Pervasive and UseR Focused BiomeTrics BordEr ProjeCT), Horizon 2020. The main coordinator from the MUT is Marcin Kowalski, DSc, Eng., from the Institute of the Optoelectronics. PROTECT is 3-year EC H2020 project funded under the Secure Societies [...]

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Marine mammals arouse young people’s interest in science

Polish institutions - Foundation for the Development of the University of Gdansk (FRUG) and  WWF Poland - takes part in an EU-funded project which is arousing young people's interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by involving them in research on marine mammals. The project's aims to ensure that Europe has sufficient [...]

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Biodegradable and waterproof take-away containers made of wheat bran funded under Horizon 2020

Branbox is an acronym of the project which received over 2,2 million euro in Horizon 2020 programme - EIC SME Instrument - Phase 2. The project is curried out by Biotrem company. The plastic’s invasion on our planet have become our every day’s life. The amount of plastics is immense and starts to play a [...]

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The AGH University of Science and Technology is a beneficiary of the EIC Pilot

The AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków is among beneficiaries of the EIC Pilot. Univeristy is a partner in a project NanoCrystals in Fibre Lasers (NCLas). The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot will support 38 innovative projects to develop new ideas towards radically new future technologies. In total, the projects will receive €124 [...]

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Cyberus Labs selected by European Commission to secure world of IoT

Cyberus Labs introduces ELIoT Pro (Easy & Lightweight IoT Protector) – a game-changing end-to-end cybersecurity solution dedicated to all IoT networks and devices and funded under SME Instrument in Horizon 2020 programme. ELIoT Pro is an extension of the existing Cyberus Labs’ user authentication system CYBERUS KEY that is the fundamental element for Human to [...]

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Flat-pack homes and profit-sharing retrofits are making sustainable housing affordable

Wealth-generating, flat-pack solar houses and a profit-sharing scheme that incentivises retrofitting are bringing sustainable living to people who would otherwise not be able to afford it. ‘One of the biggest problems that we see right now is (the creation of) a big gap between the lower and the middle classes. Everyone is talking about this [...]