Orion Biotechnology Poland

A wholly owned subsidiary of
Orion Biotechnology
Canada Ltd.



Focused on oncology and microbicide R&D as well as pharmaceutical trial management.



Headquartered in Cracow, Poland at the Jagiellonian Centre of Innovation. Orion Biotechnology Poland has ready access to some of Europe’s top talent in pharmacology and biotechnology research.

Adam KoprowskiSylwia Skrzyńska, PhDBeata Binięda
Adam Koprowski
Director, Orion Biotechnology POLAND

Mr. Koprowski is the Director of Orion Biotechnology Poland. A seasoned manager in the field of Health Care innovation, he has broad experience guiding research projects at a variety of leading institutions.

He is a graduate of Jagiellonian University in the Political Science (additionally IT Technologies and partially Law). Previous to Orion Biotechnology Mr Koprowski lead K2Biomedical – a biotechnology research organization that was acquired by Orion Biotechnology Canada ltd. Adam has extensive experience, working for the National Government (National Centre for Health Information System) as Deputy Director coordinating Health related projects and for many years as an independent expert for different institutions (Regional Governments, National Administration, European Commission) across Poland and Europe

Sylwia Skrzyńska, PhD
Pre-Clinical Research Consultant

Ms. Skrzyńska is the Pre-Clinical Research Consultant at Orion Biotechnology.  She has over 10 years experience in pre-clinical as well as clinical studies, in many fields including: oncology, immunology, neurology, and metabolic diseases. Sylwia has created and conducted numerous pre-clinical studies at Mossakowski Medical Research Centre in the Polish Academy of Sciences. She has also been a lecturer at Medical University at Warsaw and presenter at many Polish and international conferences. Sylwia is the author and co-author of many publications.  Ms. Skrzynska has also worked in Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) as a Clinical Research Associate.

Beata Binięda
Senior Programme Administrator

Mrs Binięda is the Senior Programme Administrator at Orion Biotechnology Poland, responsible for administrative settlement of  research projects granted from The National Centre for Research and Development, as well as overall office administration functions. Beata has extensive experience in accounting for research projects that are co-financed by the National Science Centre and the Foundation for Polish Science. She also has been a senior administrative officer in the Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology of the Jagiellonian University. Mrs Binieda was also previously involved with the SPIN project – Malopolska Center of Knowledge Transfer



ORION Poland is performing research and development under the Operational Programme – Smart Growth 2014-2020.

Project title:  Development of a new candidate microbicide for the prevention of HIV transmission

The aim of the Project is to develop an innovative microbicide drug candidate that is used in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) – in particular in the prevention of HIV – a lifestyle disease – and potentially HPV causing cervical cancer and HSV-2.

Application for project co-funding within European Union, European Regional Development Fund:

  • Total project amount:  9,928,239.50 PLN
  • Co-funding portion:  7,034,900.75 PLN


Project title:  CCR5 Immunotherapy for Advanced Cancer

The project will develop a product innovation – the first in its class (first-in-class) drug candidate for use in the treatment of colorectal. The target is to develop an effective drug, which will help with inhibition of tumor growth and stopping the metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC).

Application for project co-funding within European Union, European Regional Development Fund:

  • Total project amount:  9,822,015.00 PLN
  • Co-funding portion:  6,873,131.75 PLN



European Funds - Smart Growth Republic of Poland NCBiR EU - Regional Development Fund

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