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Poland may become a center of advanced IT services due to highly qualified specialists and managers – according to a recent survey of IT@PL Antal International, which was presented on May 16 at a conference in PAIiIZ.

If we conduct surveys asking random people on the street of the most famous Polish name from the world of science and technology, the most common answer would probably be Maria Curie-Sklodowska, Copernicus or even Lucjan Łagiewka. But one of the outstanding Polish scientists is a little less known, but just as brilliant as the previously mentioned – Jan Czochralski.

On September 20, 2012 the president of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) near Geneva, the world’s largest laboratory for particle physics, was elected. Polish woman – Prof Agnieszka Zalewska from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of Polish Academy of Science will hold the office from January 1, 2013.