Strengthening scientific and technological developments in Poland


The workshop was hosted on March 2nd, 2021. Over 55 participants joined the online SUNERGY workshop that focused on the Polish contribution to fossil-free fuels and chemicals, and on opportunities that are on the horizon. 

The event, moderated by Linda Veldhuizen (SUNERGY Programme Coordinator) started with a brief introduction of the SUNERGY initiative by Dr. Joanna Kargul, University of Warsaw, member of the SUNERGY Executive Board

​Then, the Poland National Contact, Dr. Jarosław Piekarski from the NationalCentre for Researchand Development, introduced the new Horizon Europe R&D&i framework to attendees, focusing on Pillar 2, Cluster 4 (Digital, Industry and Space) and highlighting opportunities aligned with SUNERGY goals.

The third speaker of the session was Mr. Maciej Kiełmiński, National Contact Point from the Polish Ministry of Education and Science, who gave an interesting overview of future topics of interest within the Pillar 2, Cluster 5: Climate, Energy and Mobility.  In addition, he also introduced the main points of the recently approved New Energy Policy of Poland and its contribution towards a fossil free future. 

​In the last part of the workshop participants were invited to share projects and initiatives that contribute to fossil-free fuels and chemicals.

This workshop was the second in a series of events that will be organised across Europe. Thank you to all participants and the invited speakers for making it possible. Stay tuned for next announcements!!

Now you can watch registrations of the Workshop’s presentations in our YouTube channel