Symposium of the Laboratory Prize

A symposium of the Laboratory Prize will take place on Friday,  25 September 2017, starting from 2pm.   A lecture will be given by the founder of the prize, Prof. Takashi Tom Inamura, which will be followed by the Award Ceremony of the 2016 edition, and seminar talks will be presented by the laureates. See the programme for more details.



OPUS 14, PRELUDIUM 14, DAINA 1: more than € 83 million available for basic research

The National Science Centre has announced the 14th edition of the OPUS and PRELUDIUM funding opportunities and the 1st edition of the Polish-Lithuanian DAINA programme. Scholars carrying out basic research will compete for a total of € 83.4 million in funding.

– OPUS 14, funding scheme offers grants for the performance of basic research to all scientists, irrespective of their research experience (proposals submitted under this scheme may include the purchase or construction of research equipment);

– PRELUDIUM 14, offers funds to researchers at the beginning of their career who have not been awarded their PhD degree yet.

– DAINA 1, a new funding opportunity for joint Polish-Lithuanian research teams to be launched by the National Science Centre (NCN) and the Research Council of Lithuania (Lietuvos mokslo taryba, LMT). The programme aims to support research projects in all fields of science and the humanities.

Proposals must be submitted via the ZSUN/OSF system ( by 15th December 2017.

PAC meeting

The next HIL’s PAC meeting will be on 10th of March 2017 and starting at
10:00am. The agenda of the PAC meeting is here Agenda_PAC_10_March_2017