The main task of the National Centre for Research and Development is management and execution of strategic research and development programs, which lead directly to the development of innovativeness.

Among the tasks of the National Centre for Research and Development, are the support of commercialization and other forms of transfer of scientific research results, the management of applied research programs and the performance of national security and defense projects
 
The Centre also attempts to provide young scientists with training and development opportunities i.a. by implementing international scientific mobility programs. Special attention is paid to the participation of young scientists in research programs. The Centre enables young researchers to expand their business and intellectual property management skills and to learn how to commercialize research results.
 
At the same time, via implemented initiatives, it draws attention to the necessity of rasing the R&D staff’s awareness of the importance of industrial property protection to the commercialization of modern solutions and international patent protection opportunities for research units.