EURAXESS Hungary Network

Coming to Hungary as a researcher? If you are interested in advancing your research career in Hungary then visit this website. The EURAXESS Hungary Team is pleased to assist foreign researchers and their families coming to work or study in Hungary. Our assistance services are free of charge. Look here for job opportunities and information about living and working in the country: tips and help with authorities, formalities and daily life. We also offer you information on research in Hungary, fellowships and grants, and contacts so that you know who to turn to in case you need personalised help.



Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research

Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. is Hungary's leading applied research institution. Its objectives are to provide R&D services to companies operating in Hungary and to improve the competitiveness and efficiency of enterprises in Hungary through successful innovation and technology transfer. In addition to our research services, we are developing a close and interactive relationship with players in the national, regional and county-wide innovation systems as well as with international partners.

In order to realize these objectives, our state-owned research institutes offer complex scientific and technical solu-tions to achieve a more efficient and fruitful operation for our domestic and foreign client base - over 200 enterprises at the moment. We are a bridge of innovation for our partner institutes through the activities of applied R&D and technology transfer.

We cooperate with numerous institutions (mostly Higher Education or Research Institutions) mainly in Europe, but outside of Europe as well (in the USA, India, Taiwan or China).

We are a strategic partner of the Hungarian Enterprise Europe Network consortium.


Fact sheet

  • Founded in 1993
  • Number of personnel: 220
  • Revenue: 2752 million HUF (2014)
  • Headquartered in Budapest, branch institutes operating in 4 other towns
  • State-owned but not government-funded
  • Over 200 enterprises as a domestic and foreign client base


Research Institutes and services:

  • Engineering Division operating in Budapest, Miskolc and Eger
  • Biotechnology Division in Szeged
  • Smart Systems Division in Budapest and Miskolc


Fields of expertise:

  • Material science
  • Biotechnology
  • Energetics
  • Infocommunication
  • Mechatronics
  • Environmental protecion
  • Logistics
  • Engineering services supporting industrial and production processes


Knowledge Management Center

The Knowledge Management Centre has extensive knowledge and experience in project management (both as lead partner or project partner), dissemination activities, in the adminsitrative background support of projects and programmes; It also has extensive experience in promoting and offering support activities targeting the Framework Programmes, including the organisation of trainings, workshops and brokerage events, building research net-works, and offering partnering services for third country researchers.

Our company has successfully implemented more than 50 FP projects, and gained extensive experience in FP project management.

We have extensive links with industry including SMEs, and the company is a strategic partner of the Hungarian Enter-prise Europe Network consortium.

Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. has been the Bridgehead Organisation (i.e. national coordinator) of the Hungarian EURAXESS network aiming to assist the mobility and career development of European researchers since 2008.

Between 2012 and 2015 we have operated the Hungarian EU Research and Technological Development Liaison Office (HunOR) in Brussels with the mission to provide information and services to support Hungarian participation in EU RTD and innovation programmes. The Office operated in close contact with the Hungarian research sector representatives, relevant government and EU institutions.


Membership in international platforms and networks:

  • EMIRI - Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative;
  • ELI - European Laser Institute; EU-Vri - European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management;
  • ETPIS - European Technology Platform for Industrial Safety;
  • NUGENIA - Nuclear Generation II & III Association;
  • EuMAT- European Technology Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies;
  • ERRIN - European Regions Research and Innovation Network;
  • TII - Technology Innovation International;
  • EEN – Strategic Partner of Enterprise Europe Network in Hungary






The University of Pécs with its more than 20,000 student population, 1,500 academics and 10 faculties is one of the largest universities in Hungary, the knowledge centre of South Transdanubia and the oldest university of the country. The roots of the institutions date back as early as 1367. Our university represents classical values ​​while successfully adapting to the present and future challenges. The wide range of study programmes offered at our 10 faculties cover nearly every possible area of sciences.

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Somlói Renátó


Management Expert

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