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Laboratory of Polymers & Biomaterials

Institute of Fundamental Technological Research

  • 1 Oliwia Jeznach as a laureate of the Kosciuszko Foundation scholarship

    It is our pleasure to inform you that our team member, Mrs. Oliwia Jeznach has become one of the laureate of scholarship granted by the Kosciuszko Foundation. Congratulations Oliwia!
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  • 2 Professor dr hab. Andrzej Ziabicki

    We announce with very deep regret that on March 14th, 2019 left us our great Master and Teacher - Professor dr hab. Andrzej Ziabicki.
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  • 3 New internschip students in our laboratory!

    As every year new internship students will join our research team! To get know who will join us this summer please see in the link below...
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  • 4 Polish-Israeli Conference on Electrospinning and Tissue Engineering

    It is our great pleasure to announce the 1st Polish-Israeli Conference on Electrospinning and Tissue Engineering (PICETE 2018), which will be held on 4-5th October 2018 in Warsaw, Poland, at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences.Kindly visit the PICETE2018 conference website.
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  • 5 New OPUS and PRELUDIUM grant in our laboratory!

    We would like to inform that National Centre of Science granted the project of our laboratory leader, prof. Paweł Sajkiewicz and our colleague, Piotr Denis, M.Sc., in OPUS and PRELUDIUM program, respectively. Both, projects were subbmited in the ST8 category - Process and production engineering. Congratulations for the project leaders!
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Tomasz Kowalczyk, Ph.D. D.Sc.(habilitation) B.Eng. 


Room 328

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Tomasz Kowalczyk, BEng, PhD, is researcher with 10 years of experience in electrospinning of nanofibers. He is author or co-author of 21 papers in scope of applications of nanofibers in regenerative medicine, studies of electrospinning nanofibers and biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications. Cited: 168, h-index:7 (WoS; as for 2016.01). Dr Kowalczyk was an executor or main executor of 4 research projects dedicated to study process basis and biomedical applications of nanofibers. His research contributed to 4 patent applications on electrospun nanofibers formation and its applications in medicine.

Research topics

Application of electrospun nanofibers as an isolation material to prevent lesions formation in the experimental model – rat (NN403 176939)

Application of electrospun nanofibrous mats as active wound dressing for prevention of post-accidental damage brain tissue (NR13-0081-10).

Current projects

Innovative urine draining prosthesis for patients with urinary bladder cancer treated with minimum invasive urinary bladder oncological surgeries,  IPPT PAN consortium part; STRATEGMED1/235368/8/ NCBR/2014


University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business (Top 500 Innovators – Science, Management, Commercialization)


  • Method of preparation of electrospun materials comprising native proteins and the application of thereof (P 411421)
  • The use of the polymer nanofiber dressings in prevention of traumatic changes due to the brain injury (P 404667/2013-07-12)
  • The use of insulation meshes made of polymer nanofibers for prevention scarring after neurosurgery (P 395894/2011-08-08)
  • Method for producing nanofiber mats formed in an electrostatic field (P 390140/2010-01-07)
  • Use of polymeric insulating mesh made of polymer nanofibres for prevention of scarring after neurosurgery (P.226479, 2017-07-31); the authors: Andrychowski J, Frontczak-Baniewicz MM, Czernicki ZM, Gołąbek-Sulejczak DA, Kowalczyk T, Kowalewski TA.
  • Application of electrospun nanofibres for production of the neuroprotective dressings for use in the prevention of post-traumatic brain lesions (P 225858, 2017-05-31); the authors: Andrychowski J, Frontczak-Baniewicz MM, Czernicki ZM, Gołąbek-Sulejczak DA, Kowalczyk T, Kowalewski TA, Nakielski P. 

Selected Publications

Noszczyk, B H; Kowalczyk, T, Lyzniak, M, Zembrzycki K, Mikułowski G, Wysocki J, Kawiak J and Pojda Z. Biocompatibility of electrospun human albumin: a pilot study. Biofabrication 2015, 7 (1): 015011-1-11.

Kowalczyk T, Nowacki M, Bodnar M, Marszałek A, Pokrywczynska M, Frontczak-Baniewicz M, Kowalewski TA, Chłosta P and Drewa T. Ureter regeneration—the proper scaffold has to be defined, PLOS One 2014, 9(8):106023.

Kowalczyk T,Nowicka A, Elbaum D and Kowalewski TA. Electrospinning of Bovine Serum Albumin. Optimization and the Use for Production of Biosensors. Biomacromolecules 2008, 9, 2087–2090

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