Locked content TCL opens R&D center in Warsaw

Chinese TV manufacturer TCL has opened its biggest, outside China, R&D center in Warsaw. The TCL Research Europe office will hire some 100 specialists where they will be working on AI solutions. TCL will cooperate with the University of Warsaw and both sides signed a letter of intent to exchange...

31% of companies plan to use R&D tax breaks in 2018 – KPMG

Nearly a third of companies (31 percent) plan to use the R&D tax breaks in 2018, while 64 percent intend to increased R&D spending within the next three years, according to a report published by consultancy KPMG. Out of the companies that plan to increase investments, 49 percent are going to...

Locked content Energa working on 10-year R&D strategy

Energa plans to announce its ten-year Strategic Research Agenda in the third quarter of 2018, the company stated. “The Strategic Research Agenda is a ‘road map’ that will specify the direction for R&D and innovation,” Energa said. According to the firm’s Innovation Strategy, Energa will invest P...

Locked content PLN 200 million for science-business projects

The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) has announced another competition for science-business consortia, with the total funds earmarked for the competition at PLN 200 million. Applications will be accepted until July 16. Science Minister Jarosław Gowin statd that this is the last c...

Locked content LPP to spend PLN 200 a year on R&D

Fashion retailer LPP wants to hire over 1,000 employees and spend nearly PLN 200 million a year on R&D, the company stated. “We want to have 2,000 people working on a variety of R&D project by the end of 2018,” said LPP’s CEO Marek Piechocki. The company also wants to allocate PLN 1.5 billio...

New R&D write-offs could save firms PLN 1 bln – Science Minister...

The recently adopted R&D write-off will save entrepreneurs some PLN 1 billion, Science and Higher Education Minister Piotr Dardziński told Radio TOK FM. The new law was passed on October 10. The bill could come into force by the end of 2017, which would mean that “starting January 1, 2018, Polis...

Locked content More funding coming for NCBR for innovative projects – Gowin

The National Research and Development Agency of Poland (the NCBiR), an executive agency of the Ministry of Science, will allot more than PLN 5 billion on innovative projects in 2017, according to Minister of Science Jaroslaw Gowin. He was speaking to reporters at a press briefing. “I want to emphasi...

Locked content Grant competition aims to increase innovation

Micro-sized, small and medium companies in Pomorskie will be eligible to apply for EU grants worth PLN 66.5 million in 2017, the Pomorskie Voivodeship Development Agency stated on Tuesday in a press release. Winning companies are eligible for up to PLN 1 million in support, each. The call for compet...

Locked content Almost PLN 2 billion to be pumped into New Bridge VC fund

A new program that applies funds from venture capital sources to industrial research and development has received a large injection of funds, according to the National Research and Development Centre (the NRDC) and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The NRDC signed an agreement with PFR V...