Polish Welding Centre of Excellence
Within 5FP programme the Centre of Excellence project - "Polish Welding Centre of Excellence" (INSPAW) submitted by Instytut Spawalnictwa was accepted in December 2002. The project was run from December 2002 to November 2005.
The main task of the INSPAW project was to organize well working structures in Instytut Spawalnictwa in order to enable IS to participate in European and Polish projects together with its partners from EU and Polish industry, universities and other R&D organizations.
The Welding Centre of Excellence has been created on the basis of potential of the Instytut Spawalnictwa, which is accredited and authorised by Polish, European and international organisations.
The Centre provides industry with engineering solutions through information, advice and technology transfer, supervision, research and development, training, qualification and certification. IS offers assistance to all manufacturing industry sectors, including: automotive, shipbuilding, oil and gas, power generation, civil engineering and welding equipment manufacture industry. Every year over 2000 companies benefit from IS services.