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Innovate4Future Seminar by Google

Tataj Innovation and DELab UW co-hosted Innovate4Future seminar revolving around the concept of innovation. The seminar brought together a global CEO and exceptional thought leaders from the forefront of industry, academia, government and the arts to discuss their experiences and understanding of the innovative processes.


Meet Ambassador Jan Truszczyński

mlz_3135Meet Ambassador Jan Truszczyński, Chief Negotiator of Poland’s Accession to the European Union, former Director General at the European Commission, DG Education and Culture:

Poland has well planted all seeds. Start-up revolution is just about to happen. Maybe it is just happening now.

Learn from Dr. Bertrand Collomb

Get inspired by listening to one of the top global industrialists, who turned Lafarge into the largest construction materials company in the world. Learn from Dr. Bertrand Collomb, Board Member at LafargeHolcim, Honorary Chairman at Lafarge S.A., how to innovate in the real economy.

Innovation and research are two different things. Innovation is about change,
new technologies and benefits to customers.


The Future Laboratory Seminar

Get inspired by Trevor Hardy, CEO at Future Laboratory, leading foresight research company based in London.

Change is inevitable, disruptive, disorientating… but are we ready…           Innovation is the good insight into the future. But what is innovation…     innovation is about creating a sense of community, a sense of destination, about
irrational things,which often cannot be engineered.

#PolishPower Women

Daria Tataj has been honored by the US Embassy in Poland as one of Polish Power Women.



The US Embassy in Warsaw celebrates Women’s History Month by putting a spot light on Polish  women leaders as role models. This recognition follows last year’s acknowledgement by Vital Voices Global Partnership as a #VV100 Fellow, that is one of the 100 global women who brought meaningful impact to their communities.


Technologist magazine Interview with Daria Tataj

“Poland must be doing something right” – a new interwiew with Daria Tataj at Technologist magazine, that is initiative of the EuroTech Universities Alliance, bringing together the best and most exciting research and innovation from Europe and beyond. Read here

Karolinska Institute and Johnson & Johnson Innovation agreement


Karolinska Institute’s wholly owned company, Karolinska Institutet Holding AB, has signed an agreement with Johnson & Johnson Innovation. The collaboration aims to strengthen innovation at Karolinska Institute and integrate it into product and business development, and implementation of health care. At the same time a research collaboration is established between Karolinska Institutet and Janssen Pharmaceuticals.  more

Dr. Daria Tataj was one of the featuring guests. Karolinska Celebrating Collaboration Program 2.0

Foresight 2030: Future Challenges for Europe

Dr. Tataj is the author of the foresight report ‚Views of 2030: transport, value-added  manufacturing, education and health’. The report, announced during the Science|Business conference in Brussels, gathers key emerging trends based on an interactive future thinking seminar attended by European thought leaders and influencers in business, academy and government. Invited by Science|Business, Dr. Tataj presented the report and moderated a panel discussion ‘Foresight 2030: Future Challenges for Europe’, which focused on the agenda for the new EU Commission and Horizon 2020, the largest public funding program for research, science and innovation, in the context of disruptive technologies, new business models and a break-up of whole industry sectors.

Science in service of an innovative society

A guest speaker in the debate „The role of science in the service of an innovative
society” organized by Teraz Polska, Daria Tataj explains a new growth model for Poland.
More information in Polish

Photo made by Kamil Broszko

Over the last 25 years, Poland has achieved an unprecedented success. To continue growth and development Poland must invest in research, education, innovation and entrepreneurship. Public policies should facilitate collaboration between  universities, industry and start-ups. Talent is Poland’s greatest asset so new policies should focus on human capital and especially the next generation of entrepreneurial students giving them access to opportunities, capital and knowledge.

EuroScientist magazine interview with Daria Tataj


Dr. Tataj explains the unprecedented success of Poland over the last 25 years. While the country is now considered one of the most dynamic economies of the European Union, paradoxically it is ranked as one of the least innovative countries in the EU. With increasing investment in research and innovation, excellent education and over 680.000 graduates in STEM, Poland is well positioned for further growth. Read more