Marcin Powęska

University Degree:

Master’s degree in Cell Biology at the Jagiellonian University, Poland

Position at ICTER:

Scientific Editor

Marcin Powęska is responsible for creating press releases and proofreading content prepared by scientists. Standardizes and checks materials published on the ICTER website and social media channels.

He has over 15 years of journalistic experience. He is the author of numerous popular science articles in the magazines “Focus”, “Wiedza i Życie”, “Świat Wiedzy”, as well as on the portals Interia.pl and Focus.pl.

Łukasz Kornaszewski, PhD

University Degree:

Phd, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

Position at ICTER:

IP Broker

Research Areas:

ultrafast laser physics

Description

Industrial RD&I experience. Laser systems development (8 years at MSquared UK), product development and customer relations, patent application preparation process, laser laboratory and high-tech production site design and organization, high-tech business development.

Joanna Kartasiewicz

Position at ICTER:

Research Funding Manager

Description

Graduate in sociology and international relations, University of Warsaw

Joanna Kartasiewicz is an experienced manager and international education enthusiast. She is skilled in research project management in an international setting. She has built her expertise working for more than 15 years for leading private universities in Poland and in public sector. Joanna has also been an active member of international associations that support internationalisation of higher education and research managers and administrators.

Magdalena Samson

University Degree:

Master’s degree in Economics at the Warsaw Agricultural University, Poland

Position at ICTER:

HR and Accounting Officer

Description

Completed: numerous courses and training in HR, accounting and tax issues. I work in the field of HR, payroll, and Human Resources. I also do bookkeeping and records of fixed assets and equipment.

Barbara Wendołowska

University Degree:

MSc in Psychology at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw

Position at ICTER:

Purchasing specialist

Description

Purchasing specialist with over 20 years of experience in purchasing, logistics and finance. Strengths include combining knowledge of import-export transactions, triangular and chain transactions closely related to customs regulations, the VAT Law, with knowledge of guidelines for the moment of tax liability and the completion of documentation necessary for the application of the relevant VAT rates.

For many years she has managed purchasing and logistics processes in full scope, from procurement to delivery and sale of goods. She executed international import-export contracts, coordinated international, triangular and chain transactions. She worked closely with the sales, accounting, legal, IT departments, combining the requirements of multiple parties involved in the projects. In 2018-2019, she was responsible for the implementation of SAP ByD in an international organization for the purchasing-warehouse-sales panel.

Since 2020, she has led purchasing procedures for the International Eye Research Center. She has knowledge of the Guidelines for eligibility of costs in projects financed by EU funds POIR, FENG, KPO, as well as national funds ABM, NCBR. He has experience in conducting procurement processes in accordance with the Public Procurement Law.

Privately an amateur athlete. Triathlete.

Master’s degree in psychology from Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University. She is currently studying Project Management at Kozminski University. She is certified as an EY R&D Project Manager.