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Our mission

Coopernicus is an initiative of Our Future Foundation. Its main goal is to spread awareness of the achievements of Poles in Europe and around the world. We create a community of Polish scientists and professionals, support recruitment and new collaborations within the community and with Polish institutions and enterprises.

Our publications

Articles and podcasts published on the platform – developed by our dedicated editorial team – will present the latest discoveries of Polish scientists in the fields of STEM, economics and social sciences.

We create Coopernicus

Networking: opportunity to exchange experience, recruit and cooperate

Exposure to the Polish business and institutional market

Access to project partners’ initiatives and offers

Promotion of research and project results

Our Team
Michał Mazur
President of Our Future Foundation

Graduate of Medicine at Cardiff University. He combines a medical career with a passion for social activity, brand building and strategic consulting. From an early age he was involved in many charitable initiatives. In 2019, he founded the Our Future Foundation, which supports the most talented Polish youth on their way to world-class education. In 2013, the United World Schools Association awarded him a full two-year study fellowship at Dulwich College, London. In 2017, he launched an innovative “Mentoring Cruise” program to help the most talented high school students access prestigious universities in the UK and the USA.

Michał Dziedziniewicz
IT Development Director

Graduate of University of Cambridge (MA in Mathematics, Trinity College) and Rhode Island School of Design (MArch in Architecture). Product / Service / UX Designer operating at the intersection of fields of education and technology since 2012. Co-author and – till 2020 -Creative Director and RnD supervisor for award-winning educational game series Scottie Go!. In a professional setting he applies storytelling and user-centered design to his projects. In off time a musician.

Joanna Rancew
Business Development Manager

Graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology in Biomedical Engineering with a specialization in Biomedical Informatics. She also gained experience in Accenture, where she was responsible for business development of IT systems for the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. During her studies she was an active member of BEST Warsaw, an international student organization. For a year she was holding a position of Vice President for Corporate Relations, had a chance to successfully lead a 70-person student organization in uncertain times of pandemic and monitor cooperation with dozens of companies.

Piotr Wołodko
Business Development Manager

Piotr is a final year student at the University of Aberdeen studying International Business with Mandarin. He continued his youthful passion for developing new initiatives in Scotland, where he was chairman of the Aberdeen Business Enterprise Society and co-founded the Scottish Entrepreneurship Network. He gained corporate experience at companies such as Graal S.A., and TotalEnergies, where he had the opportunity to delve into topics related to building larger scale businesses. However, it was at Camicetta, where he holds the position of Head of Sales, that he had the greatest impact on the significant company development and the acquisition of clients from across Poland.

Kamil Tomkowicz
Business Development Manager

Social entrepreneur and PR & Partnerships Director at Our Future Foundation. His adventure with startups began with an internship at OMGKRK and Payhelp from the BEST Capital Group. Kamil used to drive development of a platform that aimed to realize SDG goals as the COO. He was also the co-organizer of Econverse 2022 at PGE National Stadium – one of the largest youth business conferences in CEE. Currently with his partners Kamil works on the Nighty app- universal advertising and social platform.

Jakub Bartoszewski
Academic Advisor

Graduate in economics and international relations from New York University and Texas A&M University. As part of his studies, he has studied in the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and Ghana. Jakub is also a graduate of Cranleigh School in the UK, which he completed as part of the British Alumni Society Poland programme. He has extensive experience in the energy sector, which he combines with his interest in technology solutions to serve government and strategic sectors of the economy.

Zuzanna Buszman
Academic Advisor

Studied law at the University of Warsaw and UC Berkeley, as well as international human rights relations at Columbia University in New York. She is currently a PhD candidate in international environmental law at the University of Warsaw and works as a specialist in environmental crime at the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex).

Michael Martin Richter
Academic Advisor

Michael holds a degree in European studies from the College of Europe, in politics and economics from University College London (UCL), and in international management from the ESB Business School in Reutlingen and the Jagiellonian University. He is currently a researcher and PhD student at the University of Bremen within the Innovative Training Network (ITN) project “MARKETS” of the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union. He was also a visiting scholar at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Brussels.

Coopernicus is an initiative of the OFF Foundation.

The aim of Our Future Foundation is to support the educational and professional development of ambitious young people from all over Poland. The Foundation fulfils its mission by providing its beneficiaries with comprehensive assistance in the process of recruitment to the world’s best universities and choosing their dream career path.

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