About the Institute

The Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas (IETU) is a research institute acting under the Minister of the Environment. The research and services offered by IETU focus on environmental challenges posed by industrialised and urbanised areas in the context of circular economy, resource efficiency, adaptation to climate change and mitigation of its effects.

With its expert knowledge and experience IETU supports local and state administration, as well as business entities. Offering a wide range of research and consulting services, we provide our customers with high quality products based on our expertise and 45 years’ experience. At the same time, IETU researchers and experts continue to develop new knowledge, methods and tools for faster and more accurate diagnosing the condition 

of the environment and forecasting environmental quality changes, taking into account their impact on other components of the ecosystem and human health. The state-of-the-art and the effectiveness of IETU’s R&D activity are based on stimulation of innovations and fostering their application, as well as on dissemination of research results and their use in environmental management and commercial technologies.

News

Land contamination – how to face the problem?

IETU's experience in site contamination assessment was presented during the seminar "Land contamination - how to face the problem?", held in Katowice on 6 April, 2017.
Dr. Eleonora Wcisło, Associate Professor of IETU, discussed the issues related to the designation of areas for remediation using health risk assessment.
 
The meeting was organised by the Polish-Spanish Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with: the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland, ...

Ongoing projects

Offer

IETU’s offer includes research and services in the field of environmental protection and transformation.
We conduct our activity in the following areas:

air
protection

transformations
of the urbanised environment

waste and resource
management

Site contamination
assessment

environmental
remediation

environmental
microbiology

Cooperation


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