Director of the National Centre for Research and Development

Announces competition no.1

Under the programme

Increasing the scale of commercialisation of research results or development works of Polish companies on global markets

The programme aims to support commercialisation of research results or development works of innovative SME’s developing high and medium-high technology products or services. Funding offered by the NCRD allows to prepare and develop individual strategy for global market entry and for the strategy’s introductory verification in dealing with potential investors and business partners.

Partners of the NCRD co-operating in implementation of the GO_GLOBAL.PL programme are institutions specialised in internationalisation and acceleration of young and innovative R&D companies. All of the Partners have signed a co-operation agreement with the NCRD and run their own acceleration programmes. Partners of the NCRD are: US-Polish Trade Council, Plug and Play Tech Center, Fraunhofer-Zentrum für Mittel und Osteuropa, Academic Entrepreneurship Incubators, Flinders Partners, Accelerace, FundingBox Accelerator and Instituto Superior para el Desarrollo de Internet (ISDI). The list of partners is not closed and will be gradually expanded.

Operations supported under the programme:

  • developing a strategy for entering global markets;
  • verifying the developed strategy.

The maximum grant per project is PLN 150 000 - approx. EUR 37 000 or USD 42 000

Minimum own contribution required - 15% of eligible costs.

The call for proposals will take place from 11 May to 15 July 2015.

The electronic system for submitting applications in Polish is available at

Detailed information on GO_GLOBAL.PL programme and call documents in English are available at /en/

The full documentation on the GO_GLOBAL.PL programme in Polish is available at

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