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Admission to the “Incubator of Innovation 4.0” is ongoing

05.07.2021 - 13:09 update 20.08.2021 - 12:38
Editors: OO
Tags: Inkubator Innowacyjności

As the leader of the consortium of the project implemented under the “Innovation Incubator 4.0” programme, the University of Silesia announces the call for proposals for funding for the realisation of pre-implementation works.

Attention! The deadline for application has been extended to 30 September 2021.


Aim of the project

The project is carried out by a consortium composed of: The University of Silesia in Katowice, SPIN-US Ltd. (special purpose company of the University of Silesia), Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce. The aim of the project is to carry out a series of actions that will contribute to strengthening the cooperation between the scientific and business communities, preparation of commercialisation projects for research, intensification of technology portfolio management, and execution of pre-implementation works in order to commercialise them.


Project participants may only be employees of the University of Silesia (under an employment relationship), and research and development teams which consist of at least one person that is an employee of the University of Silesia (under an employment relationship), if they are the authors of scientific research and development work that may subject to commercialisation carried out by the University of Silesia or SPIN-US.

The project can be also participated by PhD students of the University of Silesia, or students of full-time or part-time 1st cycle, 2nd cycle, or long-cycle studies at the University of Silesia if they are authors of research or development work that may be subject to commercialisation carried out by the University of Silesia or SPIN-US.

Grafika: ikony różnych dyscyplin naukowych oraz napis Inkubator Innowacyjności 4.0, dofinansowanie realizacji prac przedwdrożeniowych. Nabór

Grants for pre-implementation works

The subject of the applications submitted under the admission process can only be the results of scientific research and development works that are entirely or partially owned by the University of Silesia.

Support for the realisation of pre-implementation works under the project is aimed at increasing the technological readiness of the reported results of research or development works so that the result is a product ready for commertialisation and implementation.

The participants can apply for a grant of no more than PLN 100,000 for carrying out pre-implementation works.

The condition for participation in the call for proposals is the submission of the application together with the cost estimate in accordance with the Regulations for the call for proposals admission process and granting support for the realisation of pre-implementation works.

The deadline for submitting applications for pre-implementation works has been extended to 30 September 2021.

Na ciemnoniebieskim tle widoczna jest jasnoniebieska żarówka oraz ikony związane z nauką: wykres, atom, linijka, zegar, probówka, znaki matematyczne, mikroskop/On dark blue background visible light blue bulb and icons connected with science: chart, atom, ruler, clock, test tube, mathematical symbols, microscope



In case you have any questions, feel free to contact the Industry Cooperation Office:  transfer@us.edu.pl.

The “Incubator of Innovation 4.0” is established by the Minister of Science and Higher Education and implemented as part of the non-competition project known as “Support for management of scientific research and commercialization of the results of R&D works in scientific units and enterprises” under the Intelligent Development Operational Programme 2014-2020 (Measure 4.4).

Logotypy: Fundusze Europejskie Inteligentny Rozwój, Rzeczpospolita Polska, Unia Europejska Europejski Fundusz Rozwoju Regionalnego

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