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.


#healthysoil – The first joint meeting of the Mission Board for Soil Health and Food and the Mission Assembly

The state of works on the preparation of the Roadmap for the area of ​​health, soil and food was the subject of the first joint meeting of the Mission Board for Soil Health and Food and the team of experts of the Mission Assembly, which took place on April 29 this year. One of the members of the Mission Board is Dr. Marta Pogrzeba, Prof. of IETU. European research and innovation missions aim to solve the major challenges facing the world today. They are an integral part of the Horizon ...

Ongoing projects


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


of the urbanised environment

waste and resource

Site contamination




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