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The National Science Centre

Postal Address: National Science Centre 57 Królewska St 30-081 Kraków, Poland
Phone number: +48 12 341 90 00
Organisation Type: Government
Organisation summary: The National Science Centre (NCN) is a government executive agency set up to fund basic research. Basic research is original experimental or theoretical research work undertaken primarily to acquire new knowledge of the underlying foundations of phenomena and observable facts, without any direct practical application or use. The NCN was established by the Act on the National Science Centre, which came into force on 1 October 2010. The activities of the NCN are supervised by the Minister of Science and Higher Education. Tasks of the NCN: 1) funding:a) basic research in the form of research projects, b) doctoral fellowships and post-doctoral internships, c) research projects carried out by experienced researchers aimed at implementing pioneering research important for the development of science, d) research projects outside the scope of research funded by the National Centre for Research and Development. 2) supervising the implementation of the above mentioned research projects; international cooperation in financing basic research; fostering and monitoring the funding of basic research funded from outside the state budget; ther tasks assigned by the Minister of Science and Higher Education, including the development of research programs that are important for national culture. One priority of the Centre is to support and develop the scientific careers of doctoral as well as pre-doctoral researchers.
Funding organisation: Yes

Funding types: Phd or Master project, Post Doctorate researchers, University departments or institutions, Group of researchers
Agency types: Health Specific
Funding sources: Government & Research & Development Departments
Geographic area: National funding

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Languages and Geographical Perspective: Poland ,