Polish Science & Innovation: Meetup NYC

The KF

Polish Science & Innovation

Meetup NYC

The Kosciuszko Foundation with Poland Innovative Foundation, Polonium Foundation, and Innovate Poland cordially invite you to Polish Science&Innovation: Meetup NYC. Dedicated to Polish innovators, scientists, researchers, scholars and innovation stakeholders as part of the International innoSHARE'18 tour: Meetups and Science Polish Perspectives Meetups.

Learn about global innovation programs, connect with innovation ecosystem influencers, including a panel event and startup pitches. An opportunity to engage the Polish business, sciences, and innovation diaspora.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
3:00pm - 8pm
The Kosciuszko Foundation
15 East 65th Street
New York



  • 02:30 pm - Registration Opens
  • 03:00 - 03:10 - Opening ceremony (Chairman of the Board The Kościuszko Foundation)
  • 03:10 - 03:20 - impactTALK - Sławomir Olejnik (CEO Polska Innowacyjna) 
  • 03:20 - 03:30 - Polonium Foundation - Unlocking the potential of Polish scientific diaspora 
  • 03:30 - 04:30 - Popular Science Talks - Polish Scientists in the United States - Polonium Foundation
  • 04:30 - 05:00 - Break time
  • 05:00 - 06:00 - Startup competition (startups pitches) AWARD FOUNDED BY LOT Airlines & Poland Innovative Foundation
  • 06:00 - 08:00 - Networking & Reception


The KF

Founded in 1925, the Kosciuszko Foundation promotes closer ties between Poland and the United States through educational, scientific and cultural exchanges. It awards up to $1 million annually in fellowships and grants to graduate students, scholars, scientists, professionals, and artists, and promotes Polish culture in America. The Foundation has awarded scholarships and provided a forum to Poles who have changed history.