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AGH and NIO-PIB expand cooperation

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AGH and NIO-PIB expand cooperation

The AGH University and the Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology in Krakow (NIO-PIB KRK) expand their cooperation. The meeting of representatives of both institutions took place on 5 February 2024 at the AGH University, and the arrangements were sealed by means of an annex to the Agreement concluded between the parties over three years ago.

The expanded scope of the cooperation will concern:

  • Conducting research, including interdisciplinary research and research on the applications of AI-related methods,
  • Developing and implementing joint research programmes,
  • Undertaking joint efforts to obtain funding for science projects and science and research project from national and international funds,
  • Implementing joint educational projects,
  • Organising meetings, workshops, conferences, seminars,
  • Proposing topics of diploma and doctoral theses,
  • work placements, internships, diploma and implementation doctoral theses at NIO-PIB KRK for AGH University students.

The undertaken activities will focus, among others, on the performance of preliminary research which will allow for applying for research project funding, attempts to verify clinically developed solutions, publication of research results in international journals (both medical and technical ones), preparation of applications for institutions funding research projects.

The annex to the Agreement was signed by the AGH University Vice-Rector for Cooperation, Professor Rafał Wiśniowski, and a Deputy Director at NIO-PIB, Professor Janusz Ryś.

On the part of the AGH University the course and realisation of the undertaken activities will be coordinated by: Professor Tomasz Szumlak from the Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science and Katarzyna Heryan, MSc Eng., from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering, whereas on behalf of NIO-PIB KRK: Professor Tomasz Banaś, M.D., Director for Scientific Matters at NIO-PIB KRK, and Damian Kabat, MSc, Head of the Medical Physics Department.