Applied Research Program

Programme details

Applied Research Program
Program Badań Stosowanych „PBS”
Poland
 
Programme type: Funding programme
Origin: National (Poland)
Duration: 2010 - 2020
  • Outline
  • Funding
  • Projects
  • Contact
Background & policy context: 

Analyses of the situation in the area of science and economy covered by the Programme found out:

  • There is an opportunity to increase the efficiency of research results in practice especially with regarding to the fact that the projects carried out by individual research units have a narrow range, and co-realization projects in partnership with other entities for complementary competencies could produce added value. 
Strategic Objectives: 

Applied Research Program of the National Research and Development Centre is a horizontal program  with the aim to support the science sector and the business sector in the field of applied research in various fields of science and industries.

Programme organisation: 

Applied Research Program covers two approaches:

  1. Research undertaken in order to gain knowledge in a particular field of science, having practical applications (for example -  the test of  materials with particular properties for the possibility of their use in specific products or technologies) or
  2. Research to achieve the above goals through practical application of new solutions in specific industries (e. g. modification of the material used in specific products to improve its performance.

Programme areas include:

  • 1. Chemical sciences
  • 2. Geology, Mining and construction
  • 3. Information technologies, electronics, automation and robotics
  • 4. Power and Electrical Engineering
  • 5. Materials and materials technologies
  • 6. Mechanics and transport
  • 7. Medical and Pharmaceutical Science
  • 8. Life Sciences, Agricultural, forestry and veterinary
  • 9. Interdisciplinary

The Programme for funding projects includes:

  • research aimed at the acquisition of new knowledge to concrete practical applications (with the possibility to include basic research up to 15% of the total project budget, implemented by a scientific unit);
  • industrial research;
  • technical feasibility studies for the purpose of development
Leading Institutions:

Public institution

Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju
Type of funding: 
Public (national/regional/local)
Contact Name: 
not known
Organisation: 
Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju
Address: 
Nowogrodzka 47a
Zipcode: 
00-695
City: 
Warszawa
Contact country: 
Poland