Launch of the 4th Poland – Berlin-Brandenburg call for proposals in the field of photonics


We are pleased to inform that on 28 March 2019, the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) along with the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises, Berlin (SenWiEnBe) and the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Brandenburg (MWE) launched the call for joint proposals in the field of photonics, in the thematic area:

Photonics and quantum technology as key enablers for production processes, sensing, metrology and smart systems

The NCBR’s budget earmarked for funding the participation of Polish entities in the awarded projects is 1 500 000 EUR.

The deadline for submitting the applications is 28 June 2019, 14:00 CEST.

For Polish applicants all information, forms and guidelines related to this call for proposals are available on the NCBR webpage: 

For German applicants all information related to this call for proposals is available on the following webpage respectively: (Berlin); (Brandenburg)

The respective contact points are:

  • in Poland:

National Centre for Research and Development

Nowogrodzka Str. 47a

00-695 Warsaw

Ms. Jolanta Drożdż

Tel.: +48 22 39 07 106

  • in Berlin/Brandenburg:

For questions in the context of the photonic cluster:

Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft, Technologie und Forschung GmbH

Fasanenstraße 85

10623 Berlin

Mr. Gerrit Rössler

Clustermanager Optik und Photonik

Tel. +49 (0) 30 46302 - 456

For questions about the funding/Berlin:

Investitionsbank Berlin
Kundenberatung Wirtschaftsförderung
Bundesallee 210
10719 Berlin

Mr. Konstantin Hanssen
Key Account Manager Energietechnik/Optik
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 2125 - 4625

For questions about the funding/Brandenburg:

ILB Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg
Referat Innovationen
Steinstraße 104-106
14480 Potsdam
(new address from 03/2017 on: Babelsberger Str. 21 in 14473 Potsdam)

Mr. Nabegh El Shorafa
Tel.: +49 (0)331 660 - 1634

Questions concerning technical evaluation of R & D projects proposals

WFBB Wirtschaftsförderung Land Brandenburg GmbH
Babelsberger Straße 21
14473 Potsdam

Dr. Jens Unruh
Tel: +49 (0)331 730 61 - 331