The “Path for Mazovia” competition assumed the financing of research and development works carried out by the companies which includes:

  • enterprises
  • consortia of enterprises or consortia of enterprises and scientific units (the leader of the consortium may be only the enterprise which will indicate the place of project implementation in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship).

The main goal of the competition was to apply in business activity solutions based on the results of R&D works obtained within the competition. Moreover, the competition aimed at stimulating investments of enterprises in R&D projects.

The funding could be obtained for the implementation of industrial research, development works (obligatory in the project) and pre-implementation works. The competition had a horizontal character – no limitation to a specific thematic area.

The allocation for the whole competition is 600 million PLN, and the financed projects must range from 5 million PLN (single entities) or 7 million PLN (consortia) to 100 million PLN.

The project is co-financed by the National Center for Research and Development as part of the Path for Mazovia program “Development of a production line of world-class innovative SPS / FAST devices using hybrid heating of sintered powders”.