Change of rules for submitting documents to the National Science Centre

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Due to the state of epidemic in Poland and the related restrictions, the National Science Centre requests that all correspondence be sent only by electronic means. Please note that the National Science Centre will not accept hard copies of correspondence concerning research projects, fellowships, scholarships and research activities sent as of 3 April until further notice. Additionally, as of 2 April 2020, the NCN building can only be accessed by its employees, couriers and post office workers. »

Express call to fund research on COVID-19 provided

Monday, 30 March 2020

We are pleased to announce the EXPRESS CALL TO FUND RESEARCH ON COVID-19. The call is addressed at researchers who can expand knowledge on COVID-19 diagnostic procedures, treatment and prevention, and the psychological and social effects of the pandemic. The call budget is PLN 10,000,000. »


Thursday, 26 March 2020

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, an increased joint effort by researchers is now needed to understand the mechanisms of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, improve diagnostic tests, find drugs and prevent the effects of the pandemic. In order to pursue the objectives laid down in the NCN Act, we have decided to launch an express call for proposals to fund research on COVID-19. The call is addressed at researchers who can expand knowledge on COVID-19, diagnostic procedures, treatment, prevention and the psychological and social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  »

We now know the results of the ALPHORN call for Polish-Swiss research projects

Thursday, 26 March 2020

We are pleased to announce the results of the call for Polish-Swiss research projects in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, and Life Sciences. Polish research teams cooperating with the Swiss researchers will receive over PLN 5,000,000 for research. »

Sending documents to the National Science Centre

Friday, 20 March 2020

In order to facilitate our Beneficiaries to perform their duties arising under grant agreements (agreements for funding of research projects, post-doctoral fellowships, doctoral scholarships and research activities), including agreements pursuant to which written documents (hard copies) must be delivered, final reports, annual reports, annexes and other correspondence arising under the powers of the grantees will be considered as duly submitted, provided that they bear a qualified electronic signature of the competent persons and are delivered to the Electronic Correspondence Register (/ncn/SktytkaESP) available in the ePUAP system. »

Extended proposal submission deadline under the CEUS-UNISONO call for research projects carried out jointly with research teams from the Czech Republic

Thursday, 19 March 2020
Please note that the Czech agency GACR acting as a lead agency under the CEUS Programme has extended its joint proposal submission deadline, hence NCN proposals must be submitted in ZSUN/OSF as soon as possible following submission of the joint proposal to GACR, within 7 calendar days and by 11 May 2020 at the latest.

Announcement of M-ERA.NET 2 Call 2020

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

The National Science Centre and the M-ERA network announce the M-ERA.NET 2 call for international research projects in the area of material science and material engineeringFunding proposals may be submitted by international consortia composed of a minimum of 3 research teams from at least 2 countries participating in the call. The principal investigator of the Polish research team must hold at least a PhD degree. M-ERA.NET 2 Call 2020 »