The MODLAB research laboratory of University of Silesia in Katowice will obtain a PLN 24 million grant from the Regional Operational Programme for the Upper Silesian Voivodeship for 2007–2013. It is 85 percent of the total amount of the project (PLN 29 million). The grant will be spent for an expansion of existing laboratories and for a development of new research units. Laboratories are going to be equipped in compliance with ICT standards (Information and Communication Technologies in education). The granted amount will be dispensed for the University of Silesia divisions in Katowice and Sosnowiec.
The grant for MODLAB includes:
– Institute of Physics; Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (Katowice)
– Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection (Katowice)
– Faculty of Earth Sciences (Sosnowiec)