Prof. dr hab. Anna Herman-Antosiewicz, Head of Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, UG Faculty of Biology, received Polish Smart Development Award 2020 in “Scientist of the future’ category. This outstanding award, highly-regarded  by academics and business, promotes and appreciates authors of social and technological innovations, together with investments directly and indirectly improving standard of life. The award expresses respect for the idea, future plans for the implemented project and approach towards its promotion.

Silesian Center for Business Ethics and Sustainable Development, acting by the Silesian University of Technology is the subject matter partner of the project, whereas Center for Smart Development is the organizer of the competition.

Professor Anna Herman-Antosiewicz was awarded for the project: ‘Synthesis of usnic acid derivatives and evaluation of their anticancer activity’. More information regarding the project:

The award ceremony will take place during the 5th Smart Development Forum, held on 26-27 November in Uniejów. It is an unique economic congress dedicated to innovations and investments of the future. The slogan of the forum is: ‘Discovering what is not yet visible’. Identifying commercial potential in research, knowledge and capabilities of Polish scientists is the mission of the Smart Development Forum.


Congratulations to the winner!

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