Magdalena Marczewska, a doctoral candidate at TiMO, was awarded a research grant in the “ETIUDA” programme, funded by the National Science Center (NCN), the fundamental research agency of the Polish government. Magdalena’s doctoral project concerns the sources and development mechanisms of product innovations at environmental technology suppliers. The criteria for awarding the grant included: scientific excellence, quality of the proposed research project and track of record in academic research, in particular earlier publications. The assessment process combined both an evaluation of the written project proposal and an interview in front of a panel of experts. Magdalena Marczewska is the first doctoral student at the Faculty of Management, benefiting from “ETIUDA” grant.