Another Polish institution receives the European HR Excellence in Research logo

The Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences is 45th Polish institution to receive this award. The logo is granted by the European Commission to research institutions which implement the rules of [...]

Commission supports deployment of connected and automated driving

The European Commission is fully committed to a fast deployment of self-driving technologies in Europe. It confirmed its support at the 1st European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (CAD), in Brussels on 3 and [...]

Polish reform of higher education consulted with foreign experts

In the first half of March the Ministry of Education held consultations on higher education reform with foreign specialists. Poland has thus benefited from the opportunities offered by the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF). [...]

Researchers – EURAXESS needs your opinions!

Our colleagues from the EURAXESS network are currently surveying researchers working in Europe in order to collect their opinions on working in academic and non-academic sectors. The collected results will be used for adapting and [...]

Non-academic employers – EURAXESS needs your opinions!

Our colleagues from the EURAXESS network are currently surveying European employers from non-academic sectors in order to collect their opinions on recruitment requirements of the non-academic sectors (private small and big companies, corporations, industry, NGOs, [...]

Report: The number of Polish patents from the European Patent Office up 19%

The number of patents granted to Polish companies and scientific institutes by the European Patent Office increased by 19 percent in 2016. At the same time the number of patent applications decreased by nearly 28 [...]

100 000 fellows have benefited from Maria Skłodowska-Curie Actions

For over 20 years the programme named after the double Nobel Prize winning Polish-French scientist has supported excellent researchers of all nationalities at all stages of their careers in tackling the big societal challenges facing [...]

Polish voice in debate about Horizon 2020

The meeting of Commissioner Moedas with European stakeholder organisations to discuss on future simplification in Horizon 2020  and in preparation for FP9 was held in Brussels on 28th of February.  „Poland continues to support introduction  [...]

Join the Marie Curie Alumni Association

All Marie Curie researchers are invited to join the Marie Curie Alumni Association. MCAA membership is open to any beneficiary of funding under any of the schemes of the European Commission's Marie Curie programme. This [...]

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 [...]

Polish projects financed under Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in Horizon 2020

We have prepared new webpage, which contains lists of projects implemented by Polish entities financed under Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in Horizon 2020. The lists include basic information concerning these projects drew from the European portal [...]

Polish universities introduce support systems for potential ERC applicants

The University of Warsaw introduced new rules to support research activities of its scientific staff. The purpose of the new system is to enhance internationalisation of the university and encourage researchers to prepare ambitious, excellent, [...]

NCBJ will serve as another European research facility

NCBJ has reached an agreement on collaboration with Joint Research Centre (JRC), one of the Directorates General within the European Commission. Scientists employed in JRC six research centres and the Brussels-located headquarter carry out research [...]

The third competition in the FIRST TEAM, HOMING and POWROTY/REINTEGRATION programmes is under way

Applications may be submitted for the third competition in the FIRST TEAM, HOMING and POWROTY/REINTEGRATION programmes from now until March 15. Over PLN 24 million will be awarded all together. Young PhD holders (up to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Switzerland can participate fully in the Horizon 2020 research programme as a fully associated member

Switzerland has ratified the protocol extending the free movement of persons to Croatia. On 17 June this year, the Federal Assembly authorised the Federal Council to ratify Protocol III extending the Agreement on the Free [...]

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 [...]

Prof. Lucyna A. Woźniak is a member of the High Level Group of experts

The European Commission has announced the 12 members of the new High Level Group that will formulate a vision for future EU research and innovation and make recommendations on maximising the impact of EU investments [...]

New EURAXESS Poland portal launched

EURAXESS in Poland supports foreign researchers by providing personalized information and assistance when moving to Poland. On the newly revamped portal you will find jobs and funding database, as well as information related to working [...]

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 [...]

50 000 € for technology transfer

The Technology Partners Foundation is taking part in the ACTTiVAte project (PAn-European Clusters for Technology Transfer and new VAlue chains, The project involves identification – in Europe (including, naturally, Poland) – SMEs that possess a [...]

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 [...]

Call for applications begins in the TEAM, TEAM-TECH and TEAM-TECH Core Facility programmes

The outstanding scientists from all over the world may now apply for grants to carry out innovative research in the TEAM, TEAM-TECH and TEAM-TECH Core Facility competitions conducted by the Foundation for Polish Science, using [...]

New European EURAXESS portal and new collaboration search options

The European Commission has launched the new version of the EURAXESS portal which is now a platform for researchers, entrepreneurs, universities and businesses to interact with each other on a global scale.The new portal has [...]

European NCP Network on interim evaluation of Horizon 2020

Replying to the EC public stakeholder consultation in the context of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, European NCP Network prepared an NCP Input Paper for the Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020 with the insight [...]

Interview with Piotr Dardziński, Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education

Is Poland an attractive country for foreign scientists in the scope of conducting scientific research? Definitely yes. But we do the best we can in order to increase this attractiveness.  Already today, Poland has a [...]

Poland: International Research Agendas 2016 Call

Top scientists, irrespective of their nationality, may now apply for funding to create in Poland a research unit (innovative center of excellence) within the International Research Agendas Programme (IRAP) run by the Foundation for Polish [...]

Setting up the national innovation environment – a synergy between the structural funds, the national funds and Horizon 2020 – EIT/KIC model

Was the title of the conference co-organized by the Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU and the Knowledge and Innovation Communities, which was held on the 27th of September in Warsaw. [...]

Polish archaeologists studied an old plantation in French Guiana

Overseer's house, a fragment of the plantation owner's property and kitchen building in the 200 years old plantation in French Guiana have been studied by Wrocław archaeologists. It was the first Polish expedition in the [...]

Call for applications begins in the START programme

Foundation for Polish Science invites young researchers to file applications in the START programme (2017 competition). A START stipend is an honour for the most talented young researchers in recognition of their achievements to date. [...]

EU Prize for Women Innovators open until 3 November 2016!

The European Commission runs the fourth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to reward women who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. The prize aims to raise awareness of the [...]

A new strategy for science and higher education

- For the last years, the Polish science and universities have been developing, but too slow. After a quarter of a century of rounding around, I offer a decade of rapid marching - Jarosław Gowin [...]

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 [...]

Call for The International PhD Program in Biological Bases of Human Diseases

The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences is currently recruiting PhD students to the International PhD Program in Biological Bases of Human Diseases (Bio4Med). Application deadline: September 2, 2016 Candidates [...]

Polonez – Fellowship Programme in Poland

POLONEZ is a funding programme addressed to incoming researchers who may apply for 12- or 24-month fellowships in host institutions in Poland. Applicant: a researcher with a PhD degree or at least four years of [...]

Poland will help in detecting cosmic threats

Monitoring the sky and space debris in the Earth's orbit, detection of cosmic threats are the tasks of the European project NEOSTED. In this framework, the first global network of ground-based astronomical observatories will be [...]

Poland closer to the international biobanking consortium

Poland is getting closer to joining the Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure (BBMRI-ERIC). The letter with a request in this regard has been signed by the Minister of Science Jarosław Gowin, now pending the [...]

13th ERC grant

Dr Marcin Pilipczuk from the Institute of Informatics jointed the group of ERC grant holders who carry out research on algorithms. Dr Marcin Pilipczuk is the forth algorithms researcher from the University of Warsaw who [...]

Results of the first competitions in the HOMING and POWROTY/REINTEGRATION programmes

The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) has announced the results of the first competitions organized in the HOMING and POWROTY/REINTEGRATION programmes. Eighteen young scholars will receive financing to the total amount of PLN 13 million [...]

Poles will help build the ATHENA telescope

Collecting data on the formation and evolution of groups of galaxies and black holes is the task of the telescope ATHENA. Polish scientists are involved in the work of the international team that builds the [...]

Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship: call for applications

We are pleased to inform you that registration of applications in this year’s edition of the Alexander von Humboldt Scholarship programme has begun. We encourage Polish researchers to register their candidates – German scientists who [...]

Flu drug designed by Polish start-up

Will a universal flu drug be available in pharmacies in a few years? Scientists from the Polish start-up TherVira are working on one. They designed it using their own computer model, and in a cell-based [...]

Unmask the impostor: researchers on the trail of a cure for melanoma

Deadly melanoma cells can fool our immune system by pretending to be innocent. Researchers from the University of Gdańsk are looking for new, better and cheaper compounds that would unmask the impostor cells. Prof. Sylwia [...]

Polish project wins ESA programming competition

Polish project which, thanks to space technology, allows to reduce fuel consumption by up to 30 percent per year, took first place in the competition #ActInSpace - International Hackaton in space application of the European [...]

80 million zlotys for the „Dialogue” – a new program of the Ministry of Science

From 100 thousand to 2 million zlotys may receive institutions including scientific units and entities that popularise science in the new program "Dialogue" announced by the Ministry of Science. Its objectives include helping to build [...]

Establishment of a High Level Group on maximizing the impact of EU Research and Innovation programmes, as part of the Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020

In the context of the Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020, the European Commission is establishing a High Level Group on maximising the impact of EU Research and Innovation programmes in the future and to formulate [...]

The Crystal Brussels Prize 2016

University of Warsaw, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry PAS, Synektik S.A., KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. and Prof. Mikołaj Bojańczyk – are the laureates of the award for most active Polish participants of Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, [...]

Horizon 2020 – opportunities and challenges for Poland

„Horizon 2020 – where we are and where we are going – opportunities and challenges for Poland” was the title of a conference held on 3rd of June in Warsaw. The conference was [...]

European HR award for Polish institutions

More and more Polish research institutions receive the European logo of HR Excellence in Research. The logo is awarded to European scientific institutions which have introduced  the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of [...]

Polish and Ukrainian science ministries are planning a cooperation agreement

Exchange of academic staff and university cooperation within the framework of Horizon 2020 are the issues discussed by the Polish and Ukrainian science ministers. They announced the signing of a new agreement between the ministries [...]

First competition decided in International Research Agendas programme

The Foundation for Polish Science has decided the first open competition in the International Research Agendas programme. The winning project was submitted by Prof. Tomasz Dietl and Prof. Tomasz Wojtowicz from the Institute of Physics [...]

EURAXESS helps you to find research employees

If you are interested in finding a job at Polish universities or research institutes, visit the European Euraxess Jobs portal and search for a scientific position in your discipline. You can use various filters, such [...]