On 31st of May 2017, the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland granted a patent for a team from IPPT PAN, IMDiK PAN and WUM. The invention title is "Application of electrospinning nanofibres as neuroprotective dressings for use in the prevention of post-traumatic changes in the brain."

In May 2017, National Science Centre (NCN) has approved and subsidized seven projects at IPPT PAN.

On May 12, 2017, the General Assembly of The European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS) has elected Professor the President General of ECCOMAS. This is a great honor to Prof. Kleiber, confirming his high international recognition and scientific position. This is also a high appreciation for the entire Polish scientific community of information science, applied mathematics and mechanics, as well as for our Institute.

We are pleased to announce a monograph "PROJEKTOWANIE I BADANIE ADAPTACYJNY PNEUMATYCZNYCH ABSORBERÓW ENERGII UDERZENIA" (in English: Designing and Investigation of Pneumatic Adaptive Absorbers), by Rafał Wiszowaty (IPPT Reports 3/2016).

On 29 March 2017, IPPT PAN participated in the 19th International Trade Fair of Analytical, Measurement and Control Technology (EuroLab17). This year's edition was held in the Trade Fair and Congress Centre, Marsa 56C, Warsaw.

During the recent Convention and XII Conference in Supraśl, 22-25 March 2017, prof. Zbigniew Kowalewski has been elected Chairman of Polish Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (PTMTS) for the new XXXVIII cadence (2017-2018).