Starting signal for Dioscuri in Poland

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

They studied biology in Poland, conducted research at top institutions abroad for many years, and came out on top in the new funding scheme developed by the Max Planck Society (MPG). Now they are setting up their own research groups at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Warsaw: Aleksandra Pekowska and Grzegorz Sumara are overseeing the first two Dioscuri Centres. »

A revamped OPUS call and PRELUDIUM BIS, a new funding scheme for PhD students. New call announcements

Monday, 16 September 2019

The NCN announces three well-known calls for basic research proposals, i.e. OPUS, SONATA and PRELUDIUM, and a new scheme, PRELUDIUM BIS, for projects conducted by PhD students, organized in cooperation with the National Agency for Academic Exchange (the “NAWA”). The calls have a total budget of PLN 690,000,000. »

Attractive scholarships for PhD students from the NCN and NAWA

Thursday, 12 September 2019

A scholarship for the best PhD students at doctoral schools, funding of research and an opportunity to do a foreign fellowship– these are the underlying assumptions of the new PRELUDIUM BIS call launched by the National Science Centre (NCN) and the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). The two agencies signed a cooperation agreement today. »

Invitation to register in the EEA and Norway Grants partner database

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

The official website of the Research Council of Norway (RCN) operates a search engine dedicated to researchers from beneficiary countries supported within the framework of the 3rd edition of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism and the EEA Financial Mechanism (the EEA and Norway Grants). The search engine is designed to facilitate cooperation between potential research project partners. Individual researchers, administrative representatives of research centres, other public institutions, and NGOs, as well as enterprises are invited to register on the website of the RCN.


Two NCN call winners walk away with prestigious ERC grants

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Dr hab. Michał R. Szymański from the University of Gdańsk is currently in charge of a project funded under NCN's POLONEZ 2, while Dr Rafał Banka from the Jagiellonian University is conducting research within the framework of SONATA 12. Yesterday, the two researchers received prestigious Starting Grants awarded by the European Research Council. »

GRIEG – announcement of an information chat

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

On 18 September, NCN staff will be available to answer questions concerning the GRIEG call during an information chat. You can submit your queries between 10am and 12pm. The chat will be held in English and open to researchers from Poland and Norway. In order to log in, you need only provide your name or nickname and e-mail address. The answers to the questions asked during the chat will be published on our website in the section: EEA and Norway Grants.


Announcement of BiodivClim Biodiversity and Climate Change

Monday, 2 September 2019

The BiodivClim Biodiversity and Climate Change call for international research projects in the area of biodiversity and climate change is hereby announced by the National Science Centre (hereinafter: “NCN”), acting in cooperation with the BiodivERsA network. Funding proposals may be submitted by international consortia composed of at least 3 research teams from at least 3 countries participating in the call. »