TALES combines strong focus on the development of multidisciplinary research with high level international Ph.D. studies concerning environment. Our multidisciplinary staff, being able to refer to appropriate data and supported by the outstanding specialists from European leading laboratories will be able to challenge the most difficult and important scientific problems concerning the environmental policy. Through the creation of truly international working symmetrising the scientific exchange. Within this proposal we want to show our achievements in technological development and open them to the demands of Polish and European industry. Through the commercialisation of technologies we would like to demonstrate the economic benefits of modern research for the society.