The National Centre for Research and Development



Innovativeness creator


Innovativeness creator

The development of contemporary economy calls for an intense cooperation of science and economy. Creativity and innovation are important factors in enhancing the competitiveness of any economy. The Innovativeness Creator Programme enables the implementation of projects encouraging broadly taken research and development commercialization.
Its purpose is to stimulate actions taken by public research organizations and businesses in order to commercialize scientific knowledge and know-how, i.a. through:


  • development of public research unit-to-business R&D commercialization systems,
  • intensifying information, educational and training activity related to the commercialization of scientific knowledge and know-how,
  • promoting and propagating enterpreneurship among students, graduates, university staff and researchers.


The Program is expected to contribute to the increase in number of commercialized technologies and solutions, and:


  • to increase the number of commercialized innovative technologies and solutions,
  • to develop a network of units aimed at supporting entrepreneurship among scientists,
  • to seriously raise the efficiency and effectiveness of actions taken by entities propagating entrepreneurship,
  • to divulge and generalize information on opportunities and benefits generated as a result of establishing companies on the grounds of intellectual property rights and, in the second place, foundation of this kind of companies,
  • to propagate good practices of commercialization of knowledge and know-how and copyright protection.
We are pleased to announce that on 22 May 2018 the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR), together with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of Taiwan is opening a call for bilateral projects.
We are pleased to inform that on 19 January 2018, the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) along with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) launched the call for joint R&D proposals in the thematic area
We kindly inform that last 3 applications submitted from 13 September 2017 to 11 October 2017 under the call for bilateral activities supported under the Fund for Bilateral Relations were verified. Based on the results of verification 2 applications were funded for the total amount of 5000 EUR.
An executive agency of the Minister of Science and Higher Education begins the implementation of the hydrogen storage programme. Its purpose is to develop an innovative mobile hydrogen container for use with fuel cells.
The call for proposals will open on 19 February in the first competition of INGA programme - Innovative Gas Industry.
Even more than 1,000 eco-friendly new generation buses can hit the streets of Polish cities by 2023. The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR), an executive agency of the Minister of Science and Higher Education, announced the order under the Zero-Emission Public Transport programme.
On 29 December 2017 the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) and the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFOŚiGW) signed a contract with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW) to finance the purchase of new generation buses for Polish cities
The second edition of the EEA and Norway Grants comes to an end. Poland can boast the largest number of grants. A conference was held on 21 November in Warsaw to sum up the Polish-Norwegian Research Programme run by NCBR.
The National Centre of Research and Development (NCRD) is looking for candidates for experts in the Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020 (SG OP). The deadline for submitting application is the 15th of September, 2017, at 16:30.

The National Centre for Research and Development
47a Nowogrodzka Str.,  00-695 Warszawa  office: +48 22 39 07 401  fax: +48 22 20 13 408
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