Funding for projects from the "Innovation Incubator 4.0"

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Funding for projects from the "Innovation Incubator 4.0"


Seven projects by scientists of the Medical University of Gdańsk have received funding under the “Innovation Incubator 4.0” program. Funding in the total amount of PLN 550,000 was awarded to:

  • Milena Deptuła, Eng.D., from the Division of Embryology of the MUG, head of the project New polymeric active substance release systems obtained by 3D printing for use as dressings to promote healing of infected wounds;
  • Dr. Habil. Magdalena Górska-Ponikowska, Assoc. Prof. from the Department of Medical Chemistry of the MUG, head of the project Graphene nanoplatelets as a carrier for selected anticancer drugs in local therapy of malignant tumors;
  • Dr. Habil. Tomasz Jarzembowski, from the Division of Medical Microbiology of the MUG, head of the project Development of a diagnostic kit for assessing the risk of developing an infection in patients with bacteriuria under the direction of;
  • Karolina Kondej, Ph.D., from the Division of Plastic Surgery of the MUG, project leader Application of a “KR insert” for intraoral negative pressure therapy after palate reconstruction procedures in children surgically treated for the cleft palate;
  • Dr. Habil. Jakub Mieczkowski of the International Research Agenda 3P-Medicine Laboratory of the MUG, project manager Implementation of software integrating the management of collections of biological material with molecular and clinical data mining, including imaging;
  • Ewa Pawłowska, M.D., from the Department of Oncology & Radiotherapy of the MUG, project manager Application of an electronic patient monitoring system for detecting lung cancer recurrence;
  • Prof. Jacek Zieliński, from the Departament of Surgical Oncology of the MUG, head of the project Method and device for combined assessment of blood supply to organs of the gastrointestinal tract.

Funding for the projects will be used to carry out additional pre-implementation work to increase the implementation readiness of the proposed solutions, including the purchase of materials and raw materials, research services, expertise, analyses, and reports necessary for the proper implementation of the project, and costs related to patent protection. The unit implementing the Innovation Incubator 4.0 program on the University’s side is the Technology Transfer Centre.

The purpose of the Innovation Incubator 4.0 program is to support entities of the higher education and science system in the implementation of projects aimed at applying the results of scientific research in the economic or social sphere. The initiative is funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, and the total amount of funding for its implementation is PLN 1.9 million.