Polish-German cooperation in basic research

Monday, 24 February 2014

On 19th February 2014 the representatives of the National Science Centre and the German Research Foundation (DFG) met in Krakow to sign a memorandum of understanding. This bilateral agreement lays the cornerstone of work on a future common funding opportunity for  proposals on research projects in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The call will be launched in the second half of 2014. Present at the ceremony was Poland’s Minister of Science and Higher Education professor Lena Kolarska-Bobińska.


The National Science Centre grants in excess of EUR 30 million to researchers

Friday, 24 January 2014

HARMONIA 5, MAESTRO 5 and SONATA BIS 3 are the most recently concluded funding opportunities of the National Science Centre.  Research projects awarded funding under the three schemes will receive a total sum of EUR 30,642,731.


The National Science Centre announces new calls and invites you to TANGO

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

The National Science Centre has opened new calls for proposals under the SONATA, ETIUDA and FUGA funding schemes, including the debut call under the TANGO funding opportunity organised in cooperation with the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR). The aim of this joint initiative is to present researchers with a comprehensive opportunity to apply the results of basic research, for the benefit of the economy and society.  The sum of resources allocated in all four funding opportunities amounts to PLN 105 million.


Almost €57 M available for Polish scientists

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

We are pleased to announce the launch of new NCN funding opportunities:

  • PRELUDIUM – for pre-doctoral researchers starting their career in research,
  • OPUS – for a wide range of applicants at every stage of their research career,
  • SONATA – targeted at emerging researchers with up to 5 years scientific experience since their PhD award.


NORFACE Management Team meeting in Krakow

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

In the last week of August, the National Science Centre hosted a meeting of NORFACE consortium representatives. During the two-day visit to Krakow, members of the Management Team, representing 13 European research funding agencies, discussed the evaluation process of projects submitted under the Welfare State Futures (WSF) funding opportunity and the future of the network. During the meeting NORFACE network members also talked about research projects selected under the NORFACE  Migration in Europe: Social, Economic, Cultural and policy dynamics call for proposals. For more information please click here: http://www.norface.net/program_pagina.asp?id=522.


NCN Director at meeting of the Science Europe Governing Board Search Committee

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

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.


Director of the NCN meets the president of the Max Planck Society

Friday, 26 July 2013

On Thursday, 25th July, Prof. Andrzej Jajszczyk, Director of the National Science Centre met with the President of the Max Planck Society, Prof. Peter Gruss. The meeting, which took place in Warsaw, was arranged by the Foundation for Polish Science. Present at the meeting were also Prof. Maciej Żylicz, the President of the foundation, Prof. Krzysztof Kurzydłowski, Director of the National Centre for Research and Development, Prof. Robert Hołyst, Director of the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Prof.


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