Jan Czochralski Innovation and Technology Space


Appointment of “RCI – Jan Czochralski Innovation and Technology Space” is an important step, opening the way to giving the right context to pro-innovation activities at our University.

Jan Czochralski (1885-1953), the inventor of the famous “Czochralski method” of single crystal pulling from the melt. He was born to carpenter family busy with traditional handicraft professions for several generations. Moreover, regionally hisbirth place was Great Poland (Wielkopolska) famous for solid and well-organized work, what had an important impact on the career of Jan Czochralski. Next, he worked for a few pharmacies and chemical factories at his time. This experience gave him important professional fundamentals for the future work at the AEG (Berlin) and Metallbank u. Metallurgische Ges. (Frankfurt on Main), both metal and electric companies.
After returning to Poland he was not only a professor at the Technical University in Warszawa, but kept numerous intense contacts with the Polish and foreign industry. After the WWII he organized in Kcynia a chemical factory BION focusing on pharmaceutical and chemical products. Thus, all his life was related to both small and big businesses. He was an author o fa number of patents (famous bearings for railway carriage wheels) not only from the metal science branch. (Dr. P.E. Tomaszewski – INTiBS PAN Wrocław)

Prof. Adam Gadomski
UTP Vice Rector for International Relations







The Symposium is organized under Honorary Patronage and financial support of
Mr. Piotr Całbecki,
the Kujawy and Pomorze Voivodship’s Marshal

The Symposium is also recognized by

Prof. Tomasz Topoliński,
UTP Rector
Mrs. Iwona Waszkiewicz,
Vice-Mayor of Bydgoszcz
Polish Physical Society,
Chapter Bydgoszcz
Polish Society for Crystal Growth Akademia Muzyczna
im. Feliksa Nowowiejskiego w Bydgoszczy

Innowacyjny Region Kujawy i Pomorze