Lomza State University of Applied Sciences is an institution of great potential. It offers students and academic staff perfect conditions for development. Well-qualified scientific and academic staff, as well as excellent infrastructure are at the core of the university. Lomza State University of Applied Sciences has modern buildings and professionally-equipped classrooms and laboratories. Because of its practical profile, the university is locally renowned as it has well-organised forms of cooperation with socio-economic institutions. Lomza State University of Applied Sciences has great experience in obtaining and implementing projects, including EU funded ones. Thanks to that, it is at the top of national rankings of public higher professional schools, especially in the category of research potential, innovation and internalization.
One of the main aims of the University’s Development Strategy for 2012-2020 is an increase in the number of scientific staff with practical experience. The university attaches great importance to practical education based on implementation of actions for the benefit of and in cooperation with socioeconomic environment of the region.
Another important aim of the Strategy is the development of scientific research. Lomza State University of Applied Sciences realizes research policy, supports and stimulates research development by: modernizing and making the base and research and development equipment available for the university staff so that they can realize research and implementation works; by giving the scientific staff an opportunity to conduct scientific and implementation research, as well as developmental works; and by promoting employees, especially those involved in scientific and implementation research for the benefit of the university.
There is also Research and International Cooperation Section, which was established to coordinate the process of applying for funding statutory research, research equipment, programmes and research projects. The Section is mainly responsible for organizational and substantive assistance in obtaining funding and with formal settlement of funding for research and development projects, cooperation with project teams in project realization, spreading and collecting information concerning research and development activity of the university, keeping a database of ongoing research topics and issues connected with patent protection and patent information.