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The Polish government may face further complications in the ongoing dispute with the EU, the daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna wrote against the background of the approaching visit of the Council of Europe delegation to Warsaw.
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THE POLISH SCIENCE VOICE
THE POLISH SCIENCE VOICE


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The Polish Science Voice  
No 12
The Polish Science Voice

A publication Co-financed by Minister of Science and Higher Education
The idea of a nation deprived of possibilities to communicate is as absurd and terrifying as the idea of a country deprived of roads and freeways. This vision is absurd because it is unrealistic. It is terrifying because it would spell disaster. Especially terrifying these days is the idea of a nation deprived of the internet. While there's no denying that the internet is one of the most important means of communication today, it is not easy to come up with the right measures to make internet access more widely available-especially as such measures need to be accompanied by hard cash.
Jan Węglarz, a professor at the Poznań University of Technology's Institute of Computing Science and one of the key figures behind the development of computer science in Poland, talks to Ewa Dereń.
The Polish Space Technology Platform is a consortium of 17 Polish companies, R&D centers and colleges involved in satellite and space technology set up in 2006 to get Polish industry to help implement European space policy. The platform is coordinated by Polspace, a technical and business advisory company for the space technology sector.
Poland's first satellite, the PW-Sat, will travel into space later this year carrying the country's ambitions to develop space research.
Prof. Jan Koch, director of the Wrocław Center for Technology Transfer (WCTT), an institution run by the Wrocław University of Technology, talks to Maciej Wełyczko.
The European Union's 7th Framework Program aims to improve the average standard of research in the European Union.
Since its establishment in 1995, the Wrocław Center for Technology Transfer (WCTT) has helped launch a number of innovative business projects in Poland.
Poland and Canada July 14 signed an agreement to simplify visa application procedures for young Poles wanting to study and work in Canada and young Canadians coming to Poland. The agreement is designed to "support the mobility" of young people from both countries, officials said.
The Wrocław University of Technology in southwestern Poland is renowned for its laboratory research and close ties with industry. The school's students and teachers are active in the life of the community.
Polish scientists stand to benefit from a European Union project targeted at young researchers and institutions interested in educating them.
The Głogów copper mill in southwestern Poland has Europe's only facility for recovering rhenium from industrial waste. Rhenium is one of the rarest and most sought-after metals on Earth.
Ewa is a Polish talking virtual assistant, or "chatterbot." The brainchild of Stanusch Technologies, Ewa is one of the most technologically advanced devices of her kind in Europe.
Maciej Stanusch, chairman of Stanusch Technologies, talks to Barbara Mejssner.
Polish oceanographer Krzysztof E. Skóra, director of Gdańsk University's Sea Station on the Hel Peninsula, won this year's Swedish Baltic Sea Award for his outstanding efforts in Baltic Sea preservation. This is the first time the award has gone to an individual and not an institution.
Two teams from Poland's Poznań University of Technology each won awards in the Imagine Cup 2008 global student technology competition, which focused on technology for environmental protection.
An orchid center has opened in the former residence of the Lubomirski and Potocki aristocratic families in Łańcut, near Rzeszów in southeastern Poland. The center houses some 4,000 plants representing around 800 orchid species, including the most rare and exotic ones.
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