The National Centre for Research and Development informed about the approval by the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the strategic programme for scientific research and development works: "Environment, agriculture and forestry"- BIOSTRATEG, which was prepared by the Council of NCRD.
The scope of the programme includes five strategic problem areas, resulting directly from the National Research Programme, consistent with the objectives of the research carried out in the EU as well as in the world. These strategic areas are:
- Food security;
- Rational management of natural resources with particular emphasis on water management;
- Prevention and adaptation to climate change, with particular emphasis on agriculture;
- Biodiversity protection and sustainable development of agricultural production space;
- Forestry and wood industry.
The main objective of the programme is the development of knowledge in the defined programme areas, leading to increase the international position of the Polish research and development works in this field, and transfer the developed socio-economic innovative solutions to industry. The Programme will stimulate the growth of innovation and competitiveness of the Polish economy. The total budget of the Programme, will be about PLN 500 million. Currently, the National Centre for Research and Development is carrying out the activities leading to the implementation of the Programme. All information will be published on the NCRD website.
We encourage you to review the description of the Programme: