New NCN call for Polish – Austrian research projects to be announced in 2018

Monday, 9 April 2018

On the 5th April 2018 in Prague prof. Zbigniew Błocki, director of the National Science Centre (NCN) and prof. Klement Tockner, President of Austrian Science Fund (FWF), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the NCN and the FWF. This bilateral agreement lays the cornerstone of work on a future joint funding opportunity for Polish-Austrian research teams. »

A new bilateral call in cooperation with China to be launched soon

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

On 28th March in Beijing, the National Science Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) to establish a new bilateral funding opportunity for Polish-Chinese theoretical research projects. Managed jointly with the NSFC, the new funding initiative will be yet another bilateral programme of the National Science Centre. Grants will be awarded to Polish-Chinese projects in the field of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, as well as selected disciplines in Social Sciences. »

Success of Polish researchers in the SUGI Call

Monday, 26 March 2018

We are pleased to announce that three projects, involving researchers from Poland, have been awarded funding within the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI) Food-Water-Energy Nexus call for proposals, organised by JPI Urban Europe and Belmont Forum. »

M-ERA.NET 2 call 2018 open

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

We would like to invite researchers to submit proposals under M-ERA.NET 2 call for proposals. The call targets research in the following topics: »

Announcement of the OPUS 15 and PRELUDIUM 15 calls for proposals

Thursday, 15 March 2018

The National Science Centre invites researchers to submit proposals under OPUS 15 and PRELUDIUM 15 calls launched on 15th March. The former offers funding for  research projects, including purchase or construction of the necessary research equipment. The latter gives early stage pre-doctoral researchers an opportunity to make a debut as principal investigator in a research project. Researchers will compete for the total sum of over € 76.5 million in funding. »

Changes in the NCN call timeline

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

During its session held in March, the Council of the National Science Centre, decided to change the timeline of the National Science Centre’s calls in 2018. The launch of the SONATA call for proposals has been moved to September 2018. A detailed schedule is available in the Call timeline section. »

Session of the Council of the NCN on 7-8 March 2018

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

On the 7th and 8th of March the Council of the NCN held its session. On the first day the Council’s committees for appeals, regulations and procedures, and Committees K-1, K-2 and K-3 convened. On the second day, the plenary debate took place, with members of the Council and authorities of the NCN. »