The Polish Academy of Sciences

The Polish Academy of Sciences, founded in 1952, is one of the most prominent scientific institutions and the largest scientific network in Poland. 

Gathering both national and foreign members, it is responsible for spearheading the development of science in Poland. 

The Polish Academy of Sciences is also a network of 68 research institutes, the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and International Institute of Molecular Mechanisms and Machines PAS (IMol) that cover all research disciplines. In various rankings, including the Scimago Institutions Rankings and the Nature Index, the Polish Academy of Sciences ranks first among research institutions based in Poland.