Overview

Science and innovation underpin the economies of both Poland and the UK. Encouraging work between the two countries therefore produces benefits for both.

Responsibilities

To promote international collaboration the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office jointly fund the UK Science and Innovation Network based in 31 countries around the world.

SIN Poland work to the following global objectives:

  • influence science and innovation policies of Polish governments, industry and academia to benefit the UK
  • improve UK policy based on international experience and emerging opportunities and challenges with Poland
  • stimulate strategic science collaborations with Poland to benefit the UK and deliver wider policy goals
  • harness Polish international technology partnerships and investment to grow UK innovation capability

For an introductory brief which covers the local Science and Innovation landscape, UK priorities and successes in Poland, read the UK Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot.

Priorities

Increase scientific and commercial collaborations with Poland. Help to take advantage of European Horizon 2020 programme and Polish Structural Funds.

Contact details for SIN Poland team

Magda Gajownik tel. 0048 22 3110287

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