On 11th September 2013 the NCN Director took part in a meeting of the Science Europe Governing Board Search Committee held in Munich, Germany. Science Europe (SE) is an association of European Research Funding Organisations (RFO) and Research Performing Organisations (RPO), based in Brussels. The task of the Search Committee is to propose a slate of candidates to the SE Governing Board, including the presidency and vice-presidency positions. The following six individuals participated in the meeting: President of the European Science Foundation, Pär Omling from Sweden, President and Director of INSERM (l'Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale), André Syrota from France, Director of the Swiss National Science Foundation, Daniel Höchli, President of the Austrian Science Fund, Christoph Kratky, Director of Science Europe, Amanda Crowfoot, and Director of the National Science Centre (NCN), Andrzej Jajszczyk. The slate of candidates proposed by the Search Committee will be subject to approval by the SE General Assembly.