IPPT PAN and the Institute of Ceramics and Building Materials (the project coordinator) have started research work in the programme "Development of Road Innovations" - R&D . This work is supported by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) and the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (Generalna Dyrekcja Dróg Krajowych i Austostrad GDDKiA).

On 01/12/2017 our Institute signed the first agreement of payable transfer of intellectual property rights to its employees.

In December 2016 IPPT PAN was granted the right to use the prestigious Human Resources Excellence in Research logo.

On January 11, 2017, the professor’s nomination was granted to Mr Paweł Łukasz Sajkiewicz by Mr Andrzej Duda, the President of Poland. The nominee is an associate professor, the head of the Laboratory of Polymers and Biomaterials at the IPPT PAN.

We are pleased to announce a monograph "DEVELOPMENT OF A HYBRID ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE AND OPTICAL TWEEZERS APPARATUS" by Krzysztof Zembrzycki, Sylwia Pawłowska, Paweł Nakielski, Filippo Pierini (IPPT Reports 2/2016).

On December 8, 2016 prof. Tadeusz Burczyński, director of IPPT PAN, was awarded the honorary title of doctor honoris causa of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice.