We operate in the research and development sector.
We build computer systems and create software for the science and high education sector to share up-to-date and comprehensive information and data regarding that sector.
We provide our services mainly to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education –
our computer systems organize and integrate data concerning higher education and science in Poland, and the results of our research projects and analyses are used by the Ministry of Science as a tool to support the decision-making process. Other important entities to which our services are offered include two central research funding agencies: the National Science Centre and the National Centre for Research and Development.
Our computer systems are designed comprehensively –
from methodology and technological aspects, to gathering and verification of information (organization of processes, exploration of resources with the use of semantic analysis and artificial intelligence tools), to aggregation and visualization of data. Our most important systems include: the Integrated System of Information on Science and Higher Education (POL-on), the Uniform Anti-plagiarism system (JSA), the electronic proposal submission service I (ZSUN I), the electronic proposal submission service II (ZSUN II), the Polish Graduate Tracking System (ELA).
We employ about 200 programmers
Our activity is founded on interdisciplinarity.
Our research is done in six research laboratories bringing together professionals from many fields; apart from information technology experts, our team is composed of economists, sociologists, lawyers, statisticians, and psychologists. The confrontation of different scientific approaches conduces to in-depth analysis of research issues and drives innovation. Main areas of research in our Institute include: machine learning algorithms, natural language processing algorithms, sentiment analysis, neural networks, discovering knowledge from text data, human-computer interaction (HCT), computer-assisted decision making systems, artificial intelligence.