Poland: NCBR

Name of Funding agency
National Centre for Research and Development
Geographical coverage (national/regional)
National – Poland
Name of the programme/initiative
International Programmes
Programme owner
National Centre for Research and Development
Program manager (executing funding organisation)
National Centre for Research and Development
Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Krzysztof Jabłoński

+48 22 25 66 702

Funding commitment
2.000.000 €
Anticipated number of fundable research partners

~ 6 projects

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Industrial research and experimental development.

Other types of activities (e.g. coordination, dissemination, management) are not eligible for funding as separate tasks. They can be included in an appropriate cost category within research tasks.

Projects should start from 3-6 TRL range and finish 5-8.


Funding rates (approx.)


Industrial research 

Experimental development 

Research and knowledge-dissemination organisation  



Micro/small enterprise 

50+20+5/15/25         (max 80%) 

25+20+5/15/25        (max 70%) 

Medium enterprise 

50+10+5/15/25      (max 80%) 

25+10+5/15/25      (max 60%) 

Large Enterprise 

50+5/15/25                             (max 75%) 

25+5/15/25                (max 50%) 

Major eligibility criteria (e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

Qualified applicants: enterprises; research and knowledge-dissemination organisations only in cooperation with Polish enterprises. The project consortium with Polish participation must contain at least one Polish enterprise to be eligible for Funding. 

Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

The same as in M-ERA.NET 3 Call 2024 

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

Scientific reports submitted annually. Final report including the scientific and financial part. 

Further guidance

Applicant whose proposal will be included in the international list of projects recommended for funding will be asked to prepare a national proposal for funding, within the time limit and in the form available on the NCBR's website. The proposal will be assessed in terms of the legitimacy of the requested grant amount (the proposal will not be assessed in terms of content). Based on the assessment, the Director of the NCBR will decide on the amount of funding for Polish units.