HARMONIA is a funding opportunity designed for scientists wanting to carry out research in the following forms:

  • in cooperation with foreign partners,
  • within the framework of international programmes or initiatives announced under bi- or multilateral cooperation,
  • utilising large-scale international research infrastructure.

Only proposals from within NCN Panels, involving basic research may be submitted in response to NCN calls for proposals.

Duration: at least 12 months and up to 36 months

Evaluation criteria: scientific excellence and the innovative nature of the research project, the research portfolio of the Principal Investigator and his or her international partner, added value through international cooperation

Funding: The HARMONIA scheme does not have a cap on funding. However, under this scheme, applicants cannot seek funding for research equipment.

Tasks undertaken by foreign project partners must be financed by organisations funding research in the country of their residence or from other sources.

Application: written in both Polish and English

Calls for proposals: twice a year

HARMONIA 10 Call Text (Polish only).