The POLITYKA weekly announced the 15 finalists of the 23rd edition of the POLITYKA Scientific Awards. Among the nominees there is a scientist from Łukasiewicz – Institute of Aviation: Adam Okniński, director of the Space Technologies Center.

Adam Okniński is a finalist of the award in the TECHNICAL SCIENCES category.

Who will receive five scholarships and who will receive ten final awards will be announced on October 22, 203, during the awards ceremony in the POLITYKA editorial office. More information.

List of finalists:


MICHAŁ KOZA – Faculty of Polish Studies, Jagiellonian University – LITERARY STUDIES

PAWEŁ NOWAKOWSKI – Faculty of History, University of Warsaw – ARCHEOLOGY

KAMIL MAMAK – Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University – PHILOSOPHY/LAW

MARIA FERENC – Scientific Department, Jewish Historical Institute Emanuel Ringelblum – HISTORY


MAREK MUSZYŃSKI – Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences – SOCIOLOGY

ŁUKASZ OKRUSZEK – Institute of Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences – PSYCHOLOGY

MARTA SYLLA – Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Geodesy, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences – GEOGRAPHY


MACIEJ CIEŚLA – International Institute of Molecular Mechanisms and Machines of the Polish Academy of Sciences – BIOLOGY

DAMIAN JACENIK – Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Łódź – BIOLOGY

PAWEŁ RAJWA – Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice – MEDICINE


PIOTR SKOWRON – Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Mechanics, University of Warsaw – INOFORMATICS

MICHAŁ DZIADEK – Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology Stanisław Staszic in Kraków – BIOTECHNOLOGY

MARCIN LINDNER – Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences – CHEMISTRY


ADAM OKNIŃSKI – Space Technologies Center, Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation – TECHNICAL SCIENCES

MONIKA SZOPIŃSKA-MULARZ – Faculty of Construction, Environmental Engineering and Architecture, Rzeszów University of Technology. I. Łukasiewicz – ARCHITECTURE

Since 2001, the POLITYKA weekly Foundation has been running a scholarship program for young scientists called “Stay with us!” – since 2011 under the name POLITYKA Scientific Awards. Through the campaign carried out in POLITYKA, a valuable career model and scientific achievements of young scientists in Poland are promoted.

More about the Jury and the scholarship program at:


The Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation is one of the most modern research facilities in Europe, with traditions dating back to 1926. The Institute closely cooperates with global tycoons of the aviation industry, such as: Boeing, GE, Airbus, Pratt & Whitney, and institutions from the space industry, including the European Space Agency. Strategic research areas of the Institute are aviation, space and unmanned technologies. It also provides research and services for domestic and foreign industries in the field of materials, composite, additive, remote sensing, energy and oil&gas technologies. More:

The Łukasiewicz Research Network offers businesses attractive, broad and competitive technological solutions. Łukasiewicz provides a unique “challenge system” powered by a group of 4,500 scientists, who take up a business challenge and present the entrepreneur with potential solutions. At the same time, it provides access to cutting-edge capabilities and unique scientific infrastructure in the country. Most importantly – the entrepreneur does not bear the cost of preparing the conception of the research works. Łukasiewicz conveniently meets the expectations of the business. The entrepreneur can contact Łukasiewicz through an online form on our website but also directly in over 50 locations of Łukasiewicz Institutes and their branches throughout Poland. Each site provides the same, high quality, product or service. Łukasiewicz focused on research areas such as: Health, Smart and Clean Mobility, Digital Transformation and Green and Low-emission Economy.

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