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EU Funding for Veterinary University Laboratory

Nov 22, 2022

The establishment of the National Laboratory of Infectious Diseases will be implemented with HUF 3.3 billion non-refundable funding from European Union sources, with the University of Veterinary Medicine in Budapest leading the consortium, Széchenyi István University of Győr said in a statement on Tuesday. In addition to these two higher education institutions, the Eötvös Loránd […]

Training Course on Land Remote Sensing at iASK

Nov 21, 2022

The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising a five-day Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing with the focus on Agriculture and Water between November 21 to 25 in collaboration with the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), in Kőszeg, NW Hungary, the venue of the event. The course is dedicated to training the next […]

Innovation Day at the University of Szeged

Nov 3, 2022

On Friday this week, the University of Szeged (SZTE) organized the traditional SZTE Innovation Day for the tenth time. The aim of the event is to organize professional programs that strengthen and expand SZTE's existing role in the innovation ecosystem, provide insights into its industrial relations, support its third mission role, foster collaborations and ensure […]

European Regional Science Congress in Pécs

Aug 24, 2022

The southern Hungarian city of Pécs hosts the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) congress ‘Disparities in a Digitalizing (Post-Covid) world – Networks, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development’ with a large variety of themes in entrepreneurship, social-economic, regional-urban economics, regional development, and regional policy topics like local governance and institutions. The Congress has also the ambition to […]

MOME Mobility Design LAB

Jul 1, 2022

The MOME Mobility Design Lab, one of the most advanced vehicle design workshops in the region, was opened this Friday at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME), in the presence of Mercedes-Benz Chief Designer Gorden Wagener. MOME aims to be the best and most exciting university in the Baltic to Balkan region, said […]

Katalin Karikó: "Ignorance Breeds Fear"

Jul 1, 2022

Internationally renowned research biologist Katalin Karikó, the Hungarian biochemist who played a significant role in developing the medical technology of mRNA-based vaccines with her discoveries, had been chosen as a recipient of an honorary doctorate by Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest. The awarding ceremony, followed by a scientific symposium honoring Katalin Karikó at the […]

Micro-Grid at the BME Industry 4.0 Technology Center

Jun 28, 2022

An autonomous electricity network, the so-called micro-grid system, will be built at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) Industry 4.0 Technology Center with the technical support of Schneider Electric, under a cooperation agreement between the two parties to further strengthen the relationship between the institution and the company in the field of education. […]

Katalin Karikó, Member of the French Academy of Sciences

Jun 17, 2022

Katalin Karikó, an alumnus and research professor at the University of Szeged (SZTE), was elected a member of the French Academy of Sciences (Académie des Sciences), SZTE informed the Hungarian state news agency MTI on Friday. According to the press release, the inauguration ceremony, at which the biochemist and fifteen other researchers became members of […]

Nobel Prize-winning Biochemist Wins uDEsia Prize

May 4, 2022

World-renowned Israeli chemist Avram Hershko has been awarded the University of Debrecen Science Impact Award (uDEsia) at the University of Debrecen. The Nobel Prize-winning researcher received the institution's most prestigious scientific award from Vice-Rector for Science László Csernoch. The uDEsia Award, established by the Senate of the University of Debrecen, is awarded to a Nobel […]

László Lovász Appointed to the EU Scientific Council

Mar 5, 2022

Mathematician and former president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), László Lovász, has appointed by the European Commission as of three new members, for a term of four years, to the Scientific Council, the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC), Europe's main scientific organization. The other new members are astrophysicist Chryssa Kouveliotou, […]

Hungarian Engineers Assist in Aviation Breakthrough

Feb 15, 2022

Rolls-Royce's team in Hungary, Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam and Austrian engine manufacturer Rotax have achieved a major breakthrough in revolutionizing aviation and making it even more sustainable. Following several successful ground tests, a unique hybrid-powered experimental aircraft took to the skies for the first time on December 21, 2021, the first in the world to […]

Dreamers of Dreams Exhibition in Budapest

Feb 14, 2022

With an exhibition entitled ‘Dreamers of Dreams 20 – World-renowned Hungarians, world-shaping inventions’, Millenáris celebrates Hungarian contributions to scientific milestones. Opening this Tuesday, the spectacular interactive exhibition showcases the inventions of nearly 600 Hungarian geniuses. Covering an area of almost 6,000 square meters, the exhibition covers 6+1 disciplines: mobility, medicine, industry, agriculture, infocommunication, the science […]

Hungarian Physicist Ferenc Krausz Wins Wolf Prize

Feb 9, 2022

Hungarian physicist Ferenc Krausz has been awarded the prestigious science distinction Wolf Prize for his pioneering contributions to ultrafast laser science and attosecond physics. Ferenc Krausz is director at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and chair of Experimental Physics - Laser Physics at Ludwig Maximilians Universität München in Germany. In 2001, Ferenc Krausz […]

Dr. Katalin Karikó Awarded the 2022 Japan Prize

Jan 27, 2022

Hungarian biochemist Prof. Katalin Karikó has been announced by the Japan Prize Foundation as the winner of the 2022 Japan Prize in the fields of Materials and Production, along with fellow researcher Prof. Drew Weissman (USA). With this year’s prize, Karikó and Weissman are being recognized for their pioneering research in the United States contributing […]

Yet Another Major Recognition for Katalin Karikó

Jan 24, 2022

Hungarian biochemist Katalin Karikó and fellow researcher Drew Weissman, both of the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the 2022 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal awarded by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the United States. Dr. Katalin Karikó is the first Hungarian to receive this recognition. According to the NAS website, Katalin Karikó and Drew […]

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