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R&D departments

The Equipment and Systems Testing Department (Z-1) carries out research in the field of radiocommunication. An important part of the Department activity is related to the Telecommunications Equipment Testing Laboratory.

The activities of ICT Market Analysis and Development Department (Z-2) are focused on: analysis of the ICT markets in Poland and forecasting its development; analysis of the development of ICT markets in Europe and in selected countries and proposing changes in ICT market development policy in Poland; analysis of the development and structure of the postal market in Poland and in Europe and proposing its development and forecasting of changes in sector regulations; preparing reports and conducting analysis concerning both the ICT market and the postal market and the presentation of the results of these works; conducting analysis of regulatory solutions and legal documents, including an opinion on their impact on ICT market development; current monitoring of regulatory changes introduced by the European Union in the field of the telecommunications and postal market.

The Internet Technologies and Applications Department (Z-3) conducts research in the field of current and future packet-switched networks. In particular, the Department concentrates on R&D related to new technologies (i.e., 5G networks, Network Function Virtualization, etc.) and architectures of telecommunication networks (IPv4/IPv6-based networks as well as Future Internet, including the Internet of Things, Information-Centric Networks, Software Defined Networks), their protocols and applications.

The Advanced Information Technologies Department (Z-6) research activities are focused on designing of information systems, decision support systems, management of future networks, big data analytics, data mining, knowledge management and engineering, as well as optimization and multicriteria analysis.

The areas of scientific activities of the Wireless Systems and Networks Department (Z-8) include: digital radio communication (cellular, trunked and Wi-Fi systems) including marine communications, measurements of the mobile services quality in the cellular networks (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G), modern transmission techniques in wireless systems, wireless sensor networks, software-defined and cognitive radio, digital signal processing (DSP), satellite communications (Inmarsat, Cospas-Sarsat, VSAT, Satel lite AIS etc.), radio navigation – GPS, DGPS, Galileo, AIS, e-Navigation – new approach to navigation safety, the e-Call system, propagation measurements, systems radio planning, wind farms influence on wireless communication and radar systems, monitoring and location services.

The activities of the Electronic Communication Technologies Applications and Power Systems Department (Z-10) are related to the applications of electronic communication technologies (including special purpose systems) for the state administration, public safety and rescue services. The detailed areas of interest, among others, include the following: available technologies, unique systems and devices of electronic communication systems; computer tools for communication systems analysis, design and testing; operations of electronic communication systems and cooperation of public and special purpose electronic communication networks; characteristics and quality of telecommunications and postal services; security of information, systems and communication networks, including special purpose networks; power supply and power systems devices, especially batteries of energy storage systems; smart grid control and renewable energy power sources.

The main aims of the Central Chamber for Telecommunications Metrology (Z-12) activity are to provide measurement traceability and to conduct research on new and more accurate measurement and calibration methods.

The Electromagnetic Compatibility Department (Z-21) carries out studies and practicalre search in the field of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of systems and devices, as well as of spectrum engineering, spectrum management and radio networks planning and optimization.