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Two new patents for IFM PAN

Urząd Patentowy Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej

The Patent Office of the Republic of Poland granted two new patents for our Institute :

NCBiR call for proposals - Fast Path "Coronaviruses"

Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju

The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) announces a new program for Polish scientists and entrepreneurs working on diagnostics, treatment and prevention of viral diseases. The aim of this program financed from European Funds is to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemics, including SARS-CoV-2. The solutions and innovations developed within this program are intended not only to provide ongoing assistance, but also to contribute to thinking about a secure future in a wider context.

The call for proposals will start on May 6 and end on December 31, 2020. The program budget is PLN 200 million.


Dr. eng. Krzysztof Ptaszyński on the Polish RDC Radio

Radio dla Ciebie

Dr. Eng. Krzysztof Ptaszyński is an another employee of our Institute, who was a guest appearance on the Polish RDC Radio. During the broadcast of “From another planet” series he tried to explain the complex issues of quantum information, entropy and time direction in quantum systems.

Dr Krzysztof Ptaszyński is a holder of the Minister of Science and Higher Education’ scholarship, and his work "Entropy Production in Open Systems: The Predominant Role of Intra-Environment Correlations” has recently been highlighted by Physics magazine.

Polish RDC Radio (Radio Dla Ciebie) is a regional radio station of Radio Poland, broadcasting in Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, and also on the Internet.

More: podcast "Z innej planety"

Photogallery from the Polish Science Gala

Konstantin Tretiakov

During the Polish Science Gala organized in Toruń on the Polish Science Day on 19 February, Prime Minister's and Minister of Science and Higher Education's prizes were awarded to 138 scientists.

Two employees of our Institute were among those honored for outstanding scientific achievements: Prof. IFM PAN dr hab. Konstantin Tretiakov and Prof. dr hab. Dariusz Kaczorowski (representing the Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research PAS).

Congratulations to the winners!

See gallery.

Report from the BUDMA Fair

BUDMA 2000

The Institute of Molecular Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences participated in this year's International Construction and Architecture Fair BUDMA (4-7 February 2020) as a part of The Polish Association of Centers for Technology Transfer (

Participation in this commercial fair was not only a completely new experience, but also a kind of experiment for us. The profile of our Institute, which mainly conducts basic research, seemed to exclude us from such events. Those four days spent at the fair have completely changed our perspective.


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