Polish breakthrough in Horizon Europe social sciences call set to inspire future wins

26 Jul 2023 | News

In a sign of increased self-confidence, three projects led from Poland have won EU funding. This is seen as a significant advance for a country whose researchers have preferred to join consortia as partners, not leaders

A researcher from Kozminski University will head up a new €3 million Horizon Europe project, the first time the university has been a coordinator of a project and not just a partner. Photo: Kozminski University / Flickr

A Polish researcher who is to lead a €3 million Horizon Europe project in the field of social sciences - a major success given how rare this is for the country - says she hopes it will inspire others to follow in her tracks. 

This is the first time since Horizon Europe started in 2021 that a project in this domain coordinated by a Polish institution has been selected for funding. And although details are yet to be disclosed, another two projects selected for funding in the latest round will be <…

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