The Medical University of Bialystok gained recognition from the jury and became a double winner of the Podlaska Brand of the year.
This year's edition of the competition organized for several years by the government of Podlaskie Voivodeship took place on September 10, 2020 at the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic.
MUB together with the Bialystok University of Technology was recognized in the Discovery category for the joint project entitled: "Research on the biological activity of arboreal fungi of the Białowieża Primeval Forest". On behalf of MUB, prof. dr hab. Halina Car, dr Anna Sadowska and mgr Diana Sawicka are involved in the project.
The Medical University of Bialystok was also among the winners in the category: Ambassador of the Podlasie Economy (in the Podlasie Medical Industry consortium). It includes: Science and Technology Park, "Polska Wschód' in Suwałki, companies: Medgal, Mind Hand and CHM, UMB, PB, Medical Łomża, Petros Psyllos, IMago.
Moreover, in the Project 4.0 category, the establishment of the first Artificial Intelligence Center in Medicine in Poland at the Medical University of Bialystok was nominated.
Podlaska Brand of the year (Podlaska Marka Roku) is one of the oldest and most prestigious plebiscites held in the region, organized continuously since 2004 by the Marshal of the Podlaskie Voivodeship and invariably enjoying great interest of regional producers and consumers. This year's awards were granted in 9 categories.