Dr Zygmunt Krasiński
President of the National Center for Research and Development,
Polish Chamber of Commerce for High Technology
Dr Zygmunt Krasiński, a graduate and long-term employee of the Faculty of Electronics at the Warsaw University of Technology, Japanese government scholarship holder (1992-94, Nihon University, Tokyo). President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce for High Technology. Strategic advisor to the Director of the National Center for Research and Development. Head of the Center for Research Programmes of the EU at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPPT PAN). As the Director of the National Contact Point for the Horizon 2020 Program at the IPPT PAN (2014-2020), he was actively involved in integrating the R&I sector for increasing Poland’s participation in Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. He has many years of experience as an expert in several European Commission working groups as well as other international bodies and representing the position of Poland. He was responsible for managing the portfolio of over 140 projects implemented under the EU Framework Programs. He is an advisor, author of many publications and a trainer in the field of R&D management. Co-founder of the National Council of Research Project Coordinators and a member of the Certification Committee of IPMA Poland. A long-time member of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators. Award-winning specialist in the field of optical fiber optoelectronics. For many years associated with the banking sector. The main area of activity of Dr. Zygmunt Krasiński is the development of breakthrough technologies and international cooperation in the field of research and innovation.