Institute of Sport (IS) – Partner
The Institute of Sport was established in Warsaw by Regulation of the Prime Minister in November 1977 as an independent research unit and has held the status of National Research Institute since November 2015. Currently the Institute has around 80 employees, 20 researchers, 20 technical and administration staff and 40 employees dedicated to sport related projects. The motto of the Institute is “Science for sport, sport for science”, as in our daily work we try to implement the innovations of coming from science to the domain of sport.
The main activities of the Institute of Sport involve carrying out research, publishing results of scientific research and providing services for polish sport associations. As a state institution, we work closely with the Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport, sport organizations (at national, regional, and local level) and associations, Polish Olympic Committee, preparing for all of them different opinions by our experts. We also work as a think tank for sport organizations in Poland, leading international sport cooperation in the country. We design and construct measurement tools for sports. The IS also conduct lots of sport projects and programs eg. dual career for athletes, sport for all, education of coaches and managers of sport organizations.