Institute wins grants of National Centre for Science

Scientists from our Institute received funding for implementation of research projects submitted in the National Center for Science contests: PRELUDIUM 15 and OPUS 15.

OPUS is a funding opportunity intended for a wide range of applicants. The research proposal submitted under this scheme may include the purchase or construction of research equipment:

596 applications were submitted in the 15th edition of OPUS call in the area of life sciences. Financial support of a total of 170 mln was granted to 115 projects.

PRELUDIUM is a funding opportunity intended for pre-doctoral researchers about to embark on their scientific career:

In the 15th edition of PRELUDIUM call 1132 applications were submitted to the National Centre for Science. Among them, 259 projects received funding of a total of 39 mln PLN.


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The importance of microbiota in human health


The Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research, Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn, in association with Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Prof. Wacław Dąbrowski Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology and National Contact Point in Poland kindly invite you to the International Conference on


The conference will be held in 7-8th November in the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology Pl. Trzech Krzyży 3/5, Warsaw, Poland.

The aim of the Conference is to disseminate scientific findings on the uimportance of the microbiome in the early prophylaxis of human health.

Speakers at the Conference will be the representatives of the European Commission, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Innovative Medicine Initiative, European Food Safety Authority, Nestle Health Science and Johnson & Johnson.

The honorary patronage over the Conference is held by the Vice Prime Minister and the Minister of Science and Higher Education, Jarosław Gowin, as well the Minister of Health, Łukasz Szumowski.

Participation to the Conference is free of charge. Simulations translation from English to Polish will not be provided.

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Institute awarded with „Laurel for the Best of the Best”

Marshall of the Warmia and Mazury Voivodship, Gustaw Marek Brzezin, honored institutions and persons for outstanding merits in promoting the region in 2017. The XV anniversary „Laur Najlepszym z Najlepszym” [Laurel for the Best of the Best] ceremony was held on April 5 in Olsztyn Philharmonic. Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research PAS has been awarded for its successful initiatives accomplished at a national and international arena, having significantly contributed to an improved image of the Warmia and Mazury region. (więcej…)

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Prof. Adam Zięcik awarded the title of „Personality of Warmia and Mazury”

Entrepreneurs from the Warmia and Mazury Business Club have honoured institutions and persons for outstanding merits for our region. The statue and title „Personality of Warmia and Mazury” in the category dedicated to science went to Prof. Adam J. Zięcik. It was the 25th ceremony in the history of „Personalities”.

The Chapter recognized Prof. Zięcik’s scientific achievements in the area of physiology and endocrinology of animal reproduction. He was also distinguished for his valuable efforts to establish in Olsztyn the Division of Polish Academy of Sciences in 2014, as well as all activities facilitating the promotion of the Warmia and Mazury region in Poland and worldwide.

The Laureates of remaining categories are:

  • Culture: Youth Culture Club in Elbląg,
  • Medicine: Dr. Paweł Grabala from Regional Specialized Children’s Hospital in Olsztyn,
  • Humanitarian actions: Rotary Club Olsztyn.

The statue and honorary title „Personality of Warmia and Mazury” went to Jadwiga Emilewicz, the minister of entrepreneurship and technology.


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II KNOW Symposium

On 18 – 20 June 2018 the House of Creative Work in Wierzba, Poland will host the II KNOW Symposium „Healthy animal – safe food” & XII Symposium „Genetic, Physiological and Environmental Conditions of Animal Reproduction and Health and the Safety and Quality of Animal-Derived Food”. (więcej…)

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