Current national projects


Duration: 1.03.2020 r. - 31.12.2023 r.
Aim:  As part of the project, the functionalities of the EPOS-PL research infrastructure will be increased. A new Research Infrastructure Center (Center for Research Infrastructure of Satellite Data - CIBDS) will be established, a new test site (Geophysical Safety System for mining protection pillars) will be created, and the WNiP will be established: "IT Platform for Research with Artificial Intelligence Methods (EPOS-AI)". The potential of the Center for Research Infrastructure of Analytical Laboratories will be significantly increased through the participation of the Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and other Research Infrastructure Centers will be additionally supported.
Contact: Joanna Kocot, e-mail: j.kocot at, phone: (+48 12) 632 33 55 
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Duration: 1.01.2019 r. - 31.12.2023 r.
Aim: The goal of the project is to create computing infrastructure services and data storage services for the purposes of the PRACE project, within six dedicated laboratories: 1) HPC and cloud processing laboratory, 2) Laboratory of access to processing infrastructure, 3) Service management and monitoring laboratory, 4) Laboratory of data management services, 5) Laboratory of distributed data management and transparent access to data, 6) Infrastructure security laboratory.
Contact: Marek Magryś, e-mail: m.magrys at, phone: (+48 12) 632 33 55 ext. 606
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Duration: 1.07.2018 r. - 30.06.2021 r.
Aim: The main objective of the project is digitization, preparation of descriptions of digitized data and the final publication of digitalisers on the PAUart platform. 13 140 new records will be published on this platform, including graphics from the modern period, valuable in artistic and scientific terms, localised in the Print Room of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences (PAAS) and 19th and 20th century photographs from the Lanckoronski Phototheca of the PAAS and from the Archives of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) and PAAS in Krakow. Shared objects are poorly known or completely unknown to Polish and foreign researchers, and they will have an impact on the development of research in many scientific disciplines, including history, history of art, archeology, ethnography, and history of architecture.
Contact: Tomasz Szepieniec, e-mail: t.szepieniec at, phone: (+48 12) 632 33 55 ext. 310
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Duration: 1.12.2017 r. - 24.12.2020 r.
Aim: The main objective of the project is to provide satellite data coming from the Sentinel satellites of the Copernicus network. The project will create an infrastructure for automatically downloading data directly from satellites, their secure storage and sharing for the purposes of science, administration and training.
Contact: Mariusz Sterzel, e-mail: m.sterzel at, phone: (+48 12) 632 33 55 ext. 314
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Duration: 1.04.2017 r. - 30.09.2020 r.
Aim: Gliomas are incurable despite progress in surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Specific diagnosis of the type of glioma, early detection of molecular progression, characterization of critical mutations or epigenetic characteristics in individual patient give hope to improve treatment results. We plan to develop a comprehensive diagnostic test based on analysis of the material obtained from the tumor via surgery or biopsy. This will lead to a liquid biopsy-type method based on tumor cfDNA in blood, which could be a quick and minimally invasive alternative to biopsy.
The results will contribute to better understanding of glioma biology and will lead to identification of new molecular biomarkers. The proposed diagnostic test would improve treatment results by therapy individualization and liquid biopsy will improve safety, comfort and enable to monitor disease course and treatment in a new way.
Contact: Tomasz Gubała, e-mail: t.gubala at, phone: (+48 12) 632 33 55 ext. 704



Duration: 1.01.2017 r. - 31.12.2021 r.
Aim: The project aims at building the national research infrastructure for solid Earth Science and its integration with international databases and services implemented under the European Plate Observing System (EPOS). The research infrastructure of the EPOS program is based on existing national research infrastructures, managed and financed by national communities. The EPOS program assumes that national research infrastructures will be integrated into EPOS National Centers. These centers will provide comprehensively unified data from a specific field (e.g. seismology, geodesic, geological, etc.).
Contact: Tomasz Szepieniec, e-mail: t.szepieniec at, phone: (+48 12) 632 33 55 ext. 310
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