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.

Filippo Pierini from Department of Mechanics and Physics of Fluids (IPPT PAN), became winner of the LIDER competition. Project name: Design, construction and optimization of a combined Atomic Force Microscope and Optical Tweezers instrument for single molecules and nanomaterials characterization.

In November 2016, National Science Centre (NCN) has approved and subsidized seven projects at IPPT PAN.

The opening ceremony of the Academic Year 2016/2017 took place on October 27, 2016 at Biocentrum Ochota (Auditorium & Exhibition hall of the Nałęcz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering PAN).