Polish-German call for proposals in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Pre-announcement

Thursday, 3 April 2014

The National Science Centre (NCN) together with the German Research Foundation (DFG) will launch a bilateral Polish-German call for proposals in the Humanities and Social Sciences.  »

OPUS, PRELUDIUM & SONATA: € 57 million offered to researchers

Friday, 21 March 2014

In the seventh edition of the OPUS, PRELUDIUM and SONATA funding schemes, researchers can apply for funding worth € 57 million. Calls for proposals will be open until 17th June 2014.  »

Poland at High-level Workshop on the European Research Area

Friday, 7 March 2014

On 24th and 25th February, the director of the NCN, professor Andrzej Jajszczyk, was present at the Sixth High-level Workshop on the European Research Area (ERA). The workshop − jointly organised by Science Europe, the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and Research Councils UK (RCUK) − took place in Bath, the UK.  »

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.  »

New funding opportunity in Infectious Diseases

Friday, 24 January 2014

The National Science Centre together with Infect-ERA consortium is pleased to announce a new call for proposal. In this call, Infect-ERA aims to fund transnational and translational research, bringing together basic, applied, technology-driven and clinical research approaches of a broad variety of research topics regarding human infectious diseases. The call will enable multinational, collaborative research projects addressing specific topics of human infectious diseases caused by bacteria, virus, fungi or protozoa.

Transnational research consortia are invited to submit proposals related with at least one of the following themes, which are equal in relevance for this call:

  1. Assess the role of commensal flora in homeostasis and microbe’s pathogenicity, and elucidate how commensal organisms or probiotics can be used to prevent or treat infections.
  2. Development and application of new techniques to investigate the initial steps of the infection process.

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.  »