24. Science Festival started on 21 September 2020 at IPPT PAN. This year, organizing the event was difficult due to the ongoing pandemic, but we managed to prepare various presentations, nonetheless. Above all, our employees did not want to fall short of the Varsovians’ expectations and organized a series of festival activities.

IPPT PAN has announced the winners of 2019 Director's Awards, which have been presented to IPPT PAN scientific employees. The laureates received 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree awards in three categories: Scientific Achievements, Didactic Achievements and Operational Achievements.

On 1 September 2020, Professor Michał Kleiber received nomination for the position of President of the Polish National Commission for UNESCO. The nomination was handed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Zbigniew Rau.

National Science Centre (NCN) has approved and subsidized six new projects from IPPT PAN. Project coordinators: Prof. Jerzy Litniewski, Prof. Jerzy Rojek, Prof. Zbigniew L. Kowalewski, Prof. Tomasz Lipniacki, Witold Węglewski, PhD and Olga Cegielska, MSc.