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Hungarian Success at a World Science Competition

May 21, 2023

László Barna Benedek, a senior student of the Szent István High School in Budapest, representing Hungary, has been awarded a Certificate of Honorable Mention at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world science competition in Dallas, Texas in the United States. The world’s most outstanding young scientists, engineers and researchers had qualified for […]

International Olympiad in Informatics in Szeged

Feb 21, 2023

The 35th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) will be held in the southeastern Hungarian city of Szeged from August 28 with the participation of about a hundred countries. This is the second time after 1996 that Hungary hosts the prestigious scientific competition. According to an announcement Deputy State Secretary for Technology in the Ministry of […]

Komondor: Hungary's Most Powerful Supercomputer

Jan 14, 2023

The most powerful supercomputer in the country has been inaugurated in Debrecen, E Hungary: the ‘Komondor’ was put into operation at the supercomputer center of the Governmental Information Technology Development Agency (KIFÜ) on the Kassai út campus of the University of Debrecen (DE). KIFÜ President Endre Spaller said at the handover ceremony that the supercomputer […]

Katalin Karikó Donation to the University of Debrecen

Dec 21, 2022

The high-tech holographic device purchased by the Biomechanics Laboratory of the University of Debrecen (DE) from the donation of Katalin Karikó enables more precise surgical interventions, the institution informed the state news agency MTI. According to the press release, the research biologist, the patentee of the synthetic mRNA-based vaccine technology, donated part of the money […]

Hungarian Success at the EIT Health InnoStars Awards

Nov 26, 2022

Hungary’s DP Innovations Ltd. finished in second place at the leading health innovations competition in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe, the EIT Health, the organizer of the competition told the state news agency MTI. According to the press release, the Hungarian company won second place out of 100 startups in the EIT Health InnoStars Awards […]

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, […]

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