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The COPERNICUS Award Ceremony Has Been Canceled

Due to the worsening epidemic, the COPERNICUS Award Ceremony, which was to take place on Monday, October 12, 2020, has been canceled. The laureates of the 8th edition of the Polish-German Scientific Award COPERNICUS are prof. Sebastian Faust of the &...

Microscopy beyond the resolution limit

The Polish-Israeli team led by Radek Łapkiewicz from the Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw, winner of the FIRST TEAM programme of the Foundation for Polish Science, has made another significant achievement. In the pages of the Optica &he...

New Members of the FNP’s Council

On September 25, the first meeting of the FNP Council for the 2020–2024 term was held at the Foundation for Polish Science headquarters. The term began on September 1, 2020, after the end of the last Council’s term of office … Read more >>
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FNP laureates publish in JACS

Laureates of FNP programmes from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology (WUST), in partnership with American researchers, have developed a new method to simultaneously scan the activity of proteolytic enzymes in cells. Their research result...
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Call for Applications for the START 2021 Competition

From September 23 to November 2, 2020, young scientists can apply for a scholarship in the START 2021 competition. The START scholarship of the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) is a prestigious distinction for the most talented young researchers, ...

A living molecular fossil

An international team of researchers from the Max Planck Research Group at the Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology (MCB) deciphered the molecular mechanism of a sulfur carrier system that stands at the root of all eukaryotic Ubiquitin-conjugation syst...