The 2021 Polish Intelligent Development Awards were presented at the Intelligent Development Forum in Toruń. The Educational Research Institute was awarded for its work on developing the Integrated Qualifications System in Poland.
The Intelligent Development Forum is a “unique congress of the future”, promoting novel scientific research and innovative technologies. In particular, it presents projects that have a high potential for market success, improving the standard and safety of the life of society today or in the near future.
The Forum also serves to establish lasting relationships among visionary entrepreneurs, outstanding Polish scientists, investors and local government officials who provide attractive conditions for locating businesses in their regions.
The Polish Intelligent Development Awards are announced during the Forum. For many years, they have been awarded to innovators – people and organisations whose activities and thinking are affecting the intelligent and sustainable development of society and the economy already today or in coming years.
IBE receives a 2021 Polish Intelligent Development Award
This year, the Educational Research Institute received an award during the official gala on September 28 in Toruń for its project Supporting the development of the Integrated Qualifications System, in particular at the regional level, by implementing solutions and initiatives aimed at end users of the system – IQS4.
The award was received by Dr. Jakub Koper, Deputy Director of IBE (on the left) and Michał Nowakowski, IQS Leader (on the right).
Our aim is to follow noteworthy initiatives that serve to connect the worlds of education, science, business, the labour market and new technologies. The activity of all our employees and the involvement of the Educational Research Institute in innovative projects have been recognized. We are very happy to have received this award and I can say that we will continue to conduct projects within the implementation of the Integrated Qualifications System to set new, innovative directions and support new technologies.
We will not rest on our laurels, but support the development of qualifications of the future”
We are delighted that the commitment of all the Institute's employees has been recognized and rewarded with a prestigious 2021 Polish Innovative Development Award in the category of supporting innovation and the competitiveness of the economy, for innovators and organisations whose activities contribute to intelligent and sustainable development, both economic and social.
Of course, we will not rest on our laurels after receiving the award. Rather, it will encourage us to continue our work and take on new challenges, initiating important projects. Within the framework of various initiatives and partnerships established by the Educational Research Institute, which are key to the IQS 4 project, we will support the development of qualifications of the future in innovative industries.
The Intelligent Development Forum focuses on the most effective forms of sustainable economic development through research and innovation. The Forum is a market-recognized event held annually under the patronage of a number of institutions, including this year: the Minister of Education and Science, the Ministry of Development and Technology, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development – PARP, the National Centre for Research and Development – NCBR, the Enterprise Europe Network and the Polish Patent Office.
The 6th Intelligent Development Forum was held in Toruń on September 26-29, 2021.