Research focused on the detection of gravitational waves and dark matter using advanced technological instruments will be the primary area of activity carried out by Astrocent, an international scientific centre established in Poland within the framework of the International Research Agendas Programme (IRAP).
The new research unit will be located in Warsaw and headed by outstanding scientists: Professor Leszek Roszkowski from the National Centre for Nuclear Research in Otwock and Professor Tomasz Bulik from the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw. The Astrocent project has obtained funding amounting to over PLN 37 million in the second open IRAP competition implemented by the Foundation for Polish Science and co-financed from the EU’s Smart Growth Operational Programme (POIR).
A detailed description of the project with the biographical notes of its authors.
Additional information about the IRAP scheme: