ABOUT US

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ABOUT US

Łukasiewicz Research Network – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development is an institute focused on development of new technologies by conducting research for the benefit of and in cooperation with industry. PORT means high-class specialists using an infrastructure of the most advanced research and development laboratories in our country. The center’s activities focus on biotechnology (including biobanking) and materials engineering, allowing to carry out both scientific research, as well as pilot studies for the industry in a comprehensive manner.

HISTORY

 

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2003 – 2007

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ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WROCŁAW RESEARCH CENTRE EIT

Development of the strategic program “EIT Plus – Education, research, innovative economy”

Establishment of the Wrocław Research Centre EIT + company by: Wrocław City Hall, Wrocław University of Technology, University of Wrocław, Medical University, University of Life Sciences, University of Economics and Marshal’s Office of the Lower Silesian Province

Signing the pre-agreements for financing the three EIT + projects (NanoMat, BioMed and DCMiB)

 

2007 – 2010

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OBTAINING KEY PROJECTS

Launch  of research projects: NanoMat, BioMed

 

2011 – 2013

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CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE

Commencement  of construction under the DCMiB project
Starting the Accelerator project
Creation of a commercialization strategy for intellectual property
Winning prestigious awards at the fair: Brussels Innova2011
The establishment of Biobank

 

2014 – 2015

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COMPLETION OF KEY PROJECTS

Creating business models of the EIT + functioning
Commercialization of research results
Effective acquisition of new projects
Completion of key projects (NanoMat, BioMed and DCMiB)

 

2016 – 2017

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BUILDING AN RTO ORGANIZATION

Establishment of the company’s mission: Science For Business
Further development of research teams
Building strategic relationships with the business community
Effective R&D cooperation with companies from the SME sector

 

2016 – 2018

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ACQUISITION OF EIT + SHARES BY THE STATE TREASURY AND CHANGING THE NAME OF THE COMPANY TO PORT POLISH CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT 

2019

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TRANSFORMING THE LEGAL FORM OF THE ORGANIZATION FROM A COMPANY INTO A RESEARCH INSTITUTE, BEING A PART OF THE NEWLY CREATED ŁUKASIEWICZ RESEARCH NETWORK AND USING THE NAME: ŁUKASIEWICZ RESEARCH NETWORK – PORT POLISH CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT 

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