BEETHOVEN – Polish-German funding initiative now open

Friday, 12 September 2014

The National Science Centre, in cooperation with the German Research Foundation (DFG), has launched BEETHOVEN – a call for proposals from German-Polish research teams. Under this new arrangement, Polish and German researchers active in the field of the humanities and social sciences may jointly apply for funding of projects that meet the criteria of basic research.


Research projects funded by the NCN added to the International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio database

Monday, 1 September 2014

Research projects on Alzheimer’s Disease financed by the NCN have been added to the International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio database, launched in 2010 as a joint collaboration between the National Institute of Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association. The IADRP brings together funded research supported by public and private organizations in the United States and other countries. It enables both researchers and organisations supporting research on Alzheimer disease to asses opportunities in which to collaborate and coordinate in a collective effort to advance AD research. »

Cross-domain research bolstered with new funding

Friday, 1 August 2014

It is with nearly € 8.2 M that the National Science Centre is awarding six laureates of its just-concluded SYMFONIA 2 call for proposals. »

MAESTRO 6, HARMONIA 6 and SONATA BIS 4: new calls already open

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

The National Science Centre has published a new edition of its calls for proposals addressed to advanced researchers, researchers wanting to carry out projects in international cooperation, and those who have been awarded PhDs between 2 and 12 years prior to submitting. The calls are open until the 16th of September, 2014. »

Representatives of the humanities from 19 countries meet in Krakow

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

On the 5th of June, in Krakow, members of the HERA network came together. HERA is a joint initiative of research funding organisations financing research in the humanities. Representatives of 19 European countries, chaired by professor Sean Ryder from NUI Galway, discussed the position of the humanities in the EU’s new Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. »

On Open Access to Publications and Harmonised Scientific Careers: the Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council

Monday, 9 June 2014

On 27th and 28th of May, in Beijing, heads of public national research funding organisations from around the globe took part in the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council (GRC). »

General Assembly of Science Europe in Krakow: New President Elected

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

On the 20th of May, the National Science Centre acted as host to the General Assembly of Science Europe, an association promoting the collective interests of European Research Funding Organisations (RFO) and Research Performing Organisations (RPO), comprising 52 such organisations from 27 countries. »