Leszek Grabarczyk

Deputy Director of the National Centre for Research and Development

 

Since April 2011 Deputy Director of the National Centre for Research and Development – reshaped governmental agency playing the main role in funding applied research and supporting commercialisation of research results.
January 2009 – March 2011: director of the Department for Research Applications and Innovation, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Warsaw (main responsibilities: funding of projects and infrastructures for R&D within operational programmes Innovative Economy and Human Capital, elaboration and implementation of other programmes supporting innovation, coordination and monitoring of activities of other institutions engaged in support of R&D and innovation).
July 2007 - December 2008: deputy director of the National Centre for Research and Development – NCRD (governmental agency funding R&D, established 1 July 2007). 2004-2007: in the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Department of Science Strategy and Development; engaged inter alia in preparation of legal framework for NCRD, operational programmes Innovative Economy and Human Capital, elaboration and implementation of the largest governmental programme funding R&D and innovative activities – “Technology Initiative”.
Graduated from the National School of Public Administration, Warsaw.