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.


Scientific publications of IETU’s Staff – 2019

IETU’ researchers have presented scientific results obtained in the following research fields: environmental microbiology, environmental remediation, air quality and regeneration of urban and post-industrial areas, also adaptation to climate change. In the 2019 over 40 scientific publications were published. Ł. Jałowiecki, G. Płaza, H. Ejhed, M. Nowrotek: Aerobic biodegradation of norfloxacin and ofloxacin by a microbial consortium, Archives of Environmental Protection 2019, 45(4), pp ...

IETU on REMEDy 2019 Conference

The Institute of Ecology of Industrial Areas is a technical partner of the second edition of the conference on polluted areas - REMEDy 2019, which will take place on September 25, 2019 in ...

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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