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HumanTech

Center for Social and Technological Innovation

The goal of the Center is to link the world of science with partners from local communities as well as the business and arts and culture sectors. The Center provides a platform for representatives of the business sector, NGOs, local governments, scientists and students to work on common projects.

centrum innowacji spolecznych i technologicznych

What
we do

HumanTech Center is the only research center in Poland that comprises both social and technological innovations, and the only center of its kind operating at a university, which specializes in social sciences and humanities.

Research goals

Our goal is to bring together the disciplines of technology and humanities, while focusing on people and their needs. We believe that technology should serve people, and not vice versa, hence our name – HumanTech (formerly Center for Innovation). We are proponents of a transdisciplinary approach. Together with technologists, engineers, computer and information sciences, and business professionals we develop innovative solutions and enter our projects in competitions, such as “Innovation Vouchers”, a funding scheme provided by the Polish Development Fund Group, and “Fast Track”, organized by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR).

Technology, Humanities, and Social Sciences

We partner with organizers of many conferences and our experts often speak at various events focused on the links between technology, humanities and social sciences. Our expertise derives from research, which guarantees reliable input at every phase of collaborative projects.

We invite businesses, community organizations, researchers, and entrepreneurs to work with us.

Bielecki, Maksymilian
Bio
Tak
Specialization
psychologist, specializing in neurocognitive science, psychophysiology, and psychometrics
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Maksymilian Bielecki
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
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Ph.D. / Assistant Professor Maksymilian Bieleckipsychologist, specializing in neurocognitive science, psychophysiology, and psychometrics
Boni, Michał
Bio
Nie
Specialization
political scientist, specializing in media and culture
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Michał Boni
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor
City
warszawa
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adiunkt
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Ph.D. / Assistant Professor Michał BoniMember of the European Parliament, first Minister of Public Administration and Digital Affairs in CEE
Ciechanowski, Leon
Bio
Nie
Specialization
Psychologist
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Leon Ciechanowski
Academic degree or title
M.A.
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
wykladowca
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M.A. Leon CiechanowskiPsycholog, filozof, kulturoznawca. Doktorant na Uniwersytecie SWPS, zajmuje się Human-Computer Interaction, fenomenologią oraz poczuciem sprawstwa/kontroli.
Kaczmarek, Magdalena
Bio
Nie
Permanent employee
Tak
Specialization
psychologist
First and last name
Magdalena Kaczmarek
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Institute
HumanTech Center for Social and Technological Innovation
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Ph.D. / Assistant Professor Magdalena Kaczmarekpsychologist, specializing in trauma, professional burnout and entrepreneurship
Wawrzyniak, Małgorzata
Bio
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Permanent employee
Tak
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Specialization
psycholog, psychotraumatolog, certyfikowany psychoonkolog, trener
First and last name
Małgorzata Wawrzyniak
Academic degree or title
Ph.D.
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
adiunkt
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Ph.D. Małgorzata Wawrzyniakpsycholog, psychotraumatolog, certyfikowany psychoonkolog, trener
Zarzycki, Paweł
Bio
Nie
Permanent employee
Tak
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Psychologist
First and last name
Paweł Zarzycki
Academic degree or title
M.A.
Position
wykladowca
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
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M.A. Paweł ZarzyckiCEO SmartLife Robotics, specjalizuje się w budowaniu innowacji technologicznych. Doktorant na ICT-Psychology prowadzonych przez Uniwersytet SWPS i Politechnikę Warszawską.

 

Collaborators

We collaborate with researchers in Poland and abroad. Our steady collaborators include:

Ewa Jarczewska-Gerc

Ph.D. / Assistant Professor

Business psychologist, trainer and coach. Researches emotion and motivation, mental simulations, perseverance, effectiveness and happiness.

Anna Kovbasiuk

M.A.

Holds degrees in econmy and innovation management from the Kozminski University, currently studies psychology SWPS University.

Ewa Łuczak

M.A.

Psychologist, specializing in psychological assessment. Doctoral student at SWPS University. Her research, employing virtual reality, focuses on the psychopathic disorder in the context of moral dilemmas.

Katarzyna Żukowska

M.A.

Psychologist, specializing in the treatment of traumatic stress. Member of StressLab research center, Teaching Assistant at SWPS University’s Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw.

Cezary Kuik

 

Chatbot developer and Team Lead at Socjomania, a consulting firm. Specializes in robotization of business processes, in particular chatbots.

Research
projects

The HumanTech Center conducts research, implementation (business), social, and educational projects.

HumanTech Meetings
– educational project

HumanTech Meetings project aims to initiate cooperation between sectors of technology and social scientists to present different perspectives on phenomena such as Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, algorithms, robotics as well as virtual and augmented reality.
During these events, acclaimed international experts specializing in the related fields discuss issues concerning technological innovations and their impact on human life. The project (no. 422493) is funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, under the “Promotion of Science” funding scheme.

zmiana przez design

Transformator Innowacyjnosci
– educational project

Innovation Transformer is an annual conference, which aims to bring together researchers and practitioners. Topics of discussion include different aspects of innovation, such as historical, social, and advanced technologies.

zmiana przez design

AI in Communication – chatbot
– implementation/business project

The goal of the project was to implement a tool for the evaluation of messages (including sentiment analysis) in the human-chatbot interaction, and to adjust chatbot’s communication to maintain positive sentiment of users.
The project was financed by a grant for “Increasing Technology Readiness Level (TRL)”, which was implemented by a consortium including the WSG University of Economy and SWPS University, as part of the “Innovation Incubator 2.0 – interdisciplinary innovations for sustainable development” project.

zmiana przez design

Therapify Application
– business implementation project

It was a collaboration with a startup, aimed at developing a mobile application supporting a therapist-patient relationships, by enabling daily monitoring of therapy progress. The app offers various functionalities, such as sending data to a psychotherapist or psychiatrist, statistical analysis, assigning tasks, conducting surveys, obtaining immediate support, etc.

MatchBeta Project
– implementation/business project

The MatchBeta project is a social innovation developed in response to one of the biggest challenges of the contemporary world – it supports employers in finding the right talent that meets certain job requirements, and helps young people in finding the right career path.
The heart of MatchBeta is an artificial intelligence system called M.A.I.A. (Matching Artificial Intelligence Assistant), which was created by PwC Data Analytics team, in collaboration with the Center for Innovation at SWPS University. Magdalena Kaczmarek, Ph.D. was the main expert working on the project.

zmiana przez design

Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)
- research project

The HumanTech Center has purchased a humanoid robot, Pepper, to launch a persuasive robotics project, where scientists will study the human perception of robots’ credibility and trustworthiness.
Our interdisciplinary international team includes Dr. Aleksandra Przegalińska (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)/Kozminski University (ALK), and Professor Peter Gloor, MIT

zmiana przez design.

Project “Akcja – Inkubacja”
– community project

The Ecorys “Akcja – Inkubacja” [Action – Incubation] project, which was developed in cooperation with SWPS University’s Center for Innovation, supported social innovators. Additionally, it facilitated the implementation of a solution generation model that helped young people enter the job market. The innovation generation model included planning and development of ideas, selection of grant recipients, testing of the most promising innovations, and implementation of the best solutions.

zmiana przez designThe Center reviewed 120 proposals for innovative ideas; 60 of these proposals were tested, and 8 best solutions were further developed for implementation on a large scale.

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