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‘Possible crime’ involving Polish funder under investigation

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National Centre for Research and Development says it is fully cooperating with prosecutors

A government research funder in Poland has announced that there is a “possibility” it has been involved in a crime regarding project funding.

On 15 February, the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) announced that on 8 February Paweł Kuch, its interim head at the time, had contacted the District Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw (pictured) “about the possibility of a crime having been committed regarding potential irregularities in the process of selecting a project submitted under the Fast Track Digital Innovations competition”.

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