The best PhD thesis - Talent Hotbed 2011
The awards ceremony in the competition "Talent Hotbed", organized by the Marshal Office of the Wielkopolska Region, was held on December 21th, 2011, in the Lecture and Conference Center of Poznan University of Technology during the 9th meeting of Greater Poland Council of Thirty.
Ms Dominika Janiszewska, PhD, a Wood Technology Institute employee, won the first prize for her PhD thesis entitled "Herbicide ionic liquids" supervised by Prof. Juliusz Pernak, DSc.
The competition is part of a system project "Regional innovation networks and promotion of innovation in the region" financed by the European Social Fund under the Human Capital Operational Programme.
The competition's goal is to promote innovative business ideas and new technologies, as well as the selection of promising innovations and technologies with the potential for implementation, commercialization and market success.
The first place winner received the prize of PLN 10 000. Additionally the project of the winning thesis will be published in the promotional materials of the Marshal Office of the Wielkopolska Region.