Difficulties in reaching NCN officers

Friday, 13 March 2020

Please note that as of Monday, 16 March 2020, NCN officers can only be contacted by e-mail until further notice. »

Announcement concerning trips to foreign research centres

Thursday, 12 March 2020

With reference to the announcements of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chief Sanitary Inspectorate concerning epidemiological risk caused by coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the National Science Centre recommends to consider rescheduling trips to foreign research centres funded under the calls announced by the National Science Centre.

If research stays can be rescheduled, the National Science Centre must be notified of the new dates in order to annex the funding agreements for doctoral scholarships and funding agreements for fellowships in foreign research teams using ERC grants. »

Data Management Plan – FAQ

Friday, 6 March 2020

In what follows, the NCN answers some of the frequently asked questions regarding possible modifications to the Data Management Plan and its assessment criteria. »

Introducing a policy of open access to research project publications

Monday, 2 March 2020

At the February session of the Council of the National Science Centre, upon the motion of the NCN Director, members of the Council expressed their approval for a new open access policy to publications created as a result of research projects funded entirely or in part from NCN resources. The obligation to ensure open access to published research findings will apply to all projects recommended for funding under calls announced on 16 June 2020. »

DAINA 2: funding opportunity for Polish-Lithuanian research projects

Friday, 28 February 2020

DAINA 2 is a funding opportunity for joint Polish-Lithuanian research teams to be launched by the Research Council of Lithuania (Lietuvos mokslo taryba, LMT) and the National Science Centre (NCN). The programme aims to support research projects in all fields of science. »

National Science Centre announces a new international call: CEUS-UNISONO

Monday, 24 February 2020

CEUS-UNISONO is organized within the framework of the CEUS programme, in multilateral cooperation with foreign partner agencies from Austria (Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, FWF), the Czech Republic (Grantová agentura České Republiky, GAČR), and Slovenia (Javna agencija za raziskovalno dejavnost Republike Slovenije, ARRS). Proposals must meet the criterion of basic research and be carried out in bi- or trilateral cooperation between research teams from the countries participating in CEUS. »

Pre-announcement of a new M-ERA.NET Call on material science and engineering

Friday, 21 February 2020

M-ERA.NET Network will shortly launch a new multinational call for proposals on material science and engineering. The M-ERA.NET 2 Call 2020 is expected to be launched in March 2020, with a likely pre-proposal submission deadline in June 2020. »