All our sponsors are greatly acknowledged for their massive contribution to fueling our research and dissemination activity.

National Science Center (NCN), Poland

  • Sonata (2018-2021): 2017/26/D/NZ1/00408 “Co-respiration of arsenic and selenium in phylogenetically-diverse anaerobic bacteria: towards genetic, biochemical and evolutionary understanding”.

European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

  • (10-11/2022) Scientific Exchange Grant (Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines, CNRS, Marseille). Host: Dr Barbara Schoepp-Cothenet (link)

European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)

  • CA19116 – “Trace metal metabolism in plants” (link)
  • CA18113 – “Understanding and exploiting the impacts of low pH on micro-organisms” (link)
  • CA17133 – “Implementing nature based solutions for creating a resourceful circular city” (link)
  • ES1302 – “Ecological functions of trace metals in anaerobic biotechnologies” (link)
  • ES1403 – “New and emerging challenges and opportunities in wastewater reuse” (link)

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

  • (04-05/2021) Geomicrobiology, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany. Host: Andreas Kappler (link)
  • (12/2017-02/2018) Institute of Combustion and Power Plant Technology (IFK), Stuttgart, Germany (link) Host: Günter Scheffknecht (link)

Bourses du Gouvernement français (BGF)

  • (02-05/2019) Institut des Sciences de la Terre (ISTerre), Grenoble, France (link) Host: Laurent Charlet (link)


  • (08/2012-07/2013) Department of Biology, Colorado State University, USA. Host: Elizabeth Pilon-Smits (link) and Chris Ackerson (link)

Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)

  • Attendance grant for 8th Congress of European Microbiologists (7-11 July 2019, Glasgow, Scotland) (link)