Achievements in science
Polish Screen Displayed in the Air
Young inventors from Warsaw have created a screen which can display touch responsive hologram-like images. Just as in "Star Wars".
Polish technology in outer space
Polish-made scientific instruments have taken part in a number of space missions. They have been installed on such probes as Huygens/Cassini, Mars/Venus Express or Herschel.
Polish robot builders showered with awards
During Europe's largest robot competition – RobotChallenge 2014 – Poles captured seven medals, including four gold, and won the general classification.
Polish inventions awarded in the television
Poles are a creative nation – inventions are designed not only by large research teams in scientific centres.
Lodz produces textiles of the future
The city of Lodz has been cultivating its best textile industry traditions since the 19th century. Now it produces textiles for the 21st century.
Autumn with science festivals
September and October are a great celebration of science in dozens of Polish cities.
Graphene production kicks off in Poland
Poles have been the first in Europe to patent an industrial technology for producing graphene. Now they are getting ready to launch it.
DICE+, an electronic dice for board games created in Poland, is used for playing on tablets instead of card boards.
Torqway – a Polish answer to Segway
With its complex propulsion technology and environmental friendliness, Torqway, named the best European invention by the Americans, promotes active recreation.
Polish archaeological discoveries in South America
Polish scientists’ discoveries in Guatemala were included in the list of 100 most important discoveries by Time and in the list of 10 most important recent archaeological achievements.
It is not easy to talk about science in plain language
“At my University in Nottingham I feel like the local ambassador for Polishness,” says Joanna Bagniewska, Ph.D., who has won the Polish edition of the FameLab contest.
Promising Polish innovations
An electric motorcycle, a programme for finding partners to train sports together and a rehabilitation robot – inventions facilitating daily life won the “Soczewki Focusa”competition in 2014.
Polish internet users discover planets
They discover exoplanets, try to decipher the language of whales and look for relics on laser scans of forests. Nearly 150,000 Poles take part in scientific research carried out via the internet.
The amazing sleep mask from Poland
NeuroOn is the name of a Polish invention that’s proving a global success.
A piece of Poland inside the Arctic Circle
The Polish Polar Station Hornsund is the most environmentally-friendly scientific facility in the entire Arctic.
Students awarded in the E(x)plory competition
Polish teenagers have invented a way to transport a drug against cancer through the body.
Results of Polish FameLab announced
Dr Joanna Bagniewska, a zoologist from Nottingham Trent University, won the Polish edition of FameLab.
Poles uncover treasures of Egypt and Nubia
Archaeologists from Poland are among the world’s top researchers of Northern African monuments.
How Enigma codebreakers from Poland changed the world
Marian Rejewski, Jerzy Różycki and Henryk Zygalski have been honoured with the prestigious Milestone award for breaking the codes of Enigma, the most famous cipher machine ever.
Polish programmers prove again they are world’s best
A group of computer programmers from the Poznan University of Technology have triumphed in Hello World Open, the world coding championship.
T-shirt can detect a sleep disorder
Couple of nights spent in a T-shirt with sensors can do as much good as spending a week in a hospital.
Polish success at invention trade show in the US
Polish inventors return witha load of medals and prizes from America’s largest invention trade show.
Science in comics
Popular science comic books are a new way of popularizing the results of research carried out by the Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Bialowieza.
Young Polish scientists awarded in EU contest
Two young Poles have won awards in the International Finals of EUCYS 2014, the European Union Contest for Young Scientists.
Printed wind turbine
A small household wind turbine which you can produce on your own with a 3D printer is the brilliant idea of the Poznan-based Omni3D’s engineers.