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To see the Invisible
2019-12-02

To see the Invisible

Scientists are curious by nature and often look where they should not. From such looking, discoveries are born that literally broaden the horizons. Working jointly, researchers from Professor Wojtkowski’s team at IPC PAS, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Baltic Institute of Technology and their US collaborators from UC Irvine have recently managed to make practical use of infrared vision and by designing devices based on this phenomenon improve diagnosis of retinal diseases.

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CREATE among most recent success stories on DG Research portal
2019-09-19

CREATE among most recent success stories on DG Research portal

We are very happy to announce that first results of the CREATE project were acknowledged by the European Commission as promising and described among the most recent success stories on DG Research portal.

"Keeping a closer eye on non-invasive microscopic bio-imaging" explains IPC approach to the ERA Chair project based on two pillars: excellent research and new research management policy.

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The CREATE project presentation at NCP in Warsaw
2019-09-17

The CREATE project presentation at NCP in Warsaw

On the 17th of Sept., 2019 the Polish National Contact Point organized in Warsaw the training "Twinning and ERA Chairs for the advanced". On this occasion, Agnieszka Tadrzak, the CREATE project manager, had the pleasure to share experience on proposal preparation, the course of CREATE project and its major results. The event also gave the opportunity to promote this granting scheme, the CREATE project and our ERA Chair holder - prof. Wojtkowski.

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NCP_WIDE.NET Bulletin about CREATE
2019-05-29

NCP_WIDE.NET Bulletin about CREATE

A new issue of NCP_WIDE.NET Bulletin, which is an official bulletin of a network of National Contact Points, has just arrived. Inside (p. 11) there is a 4-pages article on the CREATE project.

"ERA Chairs: where innovation is CREATED" written by Agnieszka Tadrzak, CREATE Project Manager, explains the foreground of the project, describes research profile of the acquired ERA Chair holder - Professor Maciej Wojtkowski, and his contribution to closing excellence gap between the Institute of Physical Chemistry, PAS and the European Research Area. It also explains research conducted by Professor Wojtkowski and his team in popular science language. In particular, it shows potential impact of this research on health of Europeans - i.e. possibilty to elaborate new therapies against various visual dysfunctions, including age-related.

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IPC PAS starts cooperation with a leading university in China
2017-03-23

IPC PAS starts cooperation with a leading university in China

Polish physical chemistry is joining forces with Chinese medical and molecular biology and biochemistry. In Tianjin an agreement has been signed on long-term cooperation between the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Nankai University, one of the highest ranked research units in China.

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Winner of the top scientific prizes in Poland to create a new department at IPC PAS
2016-10-26

Winner of the top scientific prizes in Poland to create a new department at IPC PAS

Advanced methods of optical imaging will be the main topic of research of the Department of Physical Chemistry of Biological Systems, cominginto being at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academyof Sciences under the prestigious European ERA Chairs grant.The new department will be headed by Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski, physicist and winnerof the “Polish Nobel Prize” – the Award of the Foundation for Polish Science.

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Inspiration needs new tools
2016-10-26

Inspiration needs new tools

Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski, physicist, head of the Physical Chemistry of Biological Systems Department currently coming into being at the Institute of Physical Chemistry in Warsaw and winner of the prestigious European ERA Chairs grant talks to science journalist Jarek Chrostowski.

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The best will establish a new Chair: The launch of the prestigious ERA Chair grant competition
2015-10-01

The best will establish a new Chair: The launch of the prestigious ERA Chair grant competition

World-class experts in the field of research on the borders of biology, chemistry and physics are being given the opportunity to create their own Chair in one of the best Polish research institutions.

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The European ERA Chair grant awaits a top academic
2015-05-07

The European ERA Chair grant awaits a top academic

The Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland, has recently received a European ERA Chair grant of 2.5 million euros.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s
Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
under grant agreement No 666295.