Hungary to get new supercomputer

Hungary has won funding of 6 billion forints (EUR 15m) for developing and operating a 20 petaflop supercomputer, the Ministry of Technology and Industry (TIM) said on Wednesday.

BME development wins EURATOM Nuclear Innovation Prize

A research team of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) has been awarded the Nuclear Innovation Prize from the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) for a reactor simulation programme developed for high-end graphics cards, the university said on Wednesday.

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Hungary attends World Forestry Congress in Seoul

Forests are in the focus of Hungary's fight against climate change, Sandor Szentpeteri, Hungary's deputy state secretary in charge of the country's woods, told the 15th World Forestry Congress in Seoul on Wednesday.

Minister highlights results in health science innovation, investment

The government has considered from the start the health industry a key sector contributing to Hungary's economic competitiveness and the results of its investments on R+D+I in health science already show, the innovation and technology minister said on Monday, outlining projects.

Kariko awarded Bolyai prize

Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Kariko, a developer of mRNA-based vaccines, received the Bolyai Prize from President Janos Ader on Friday.

Kariko to receive Franklin Medal

Katalin Kariko and co-researcher Drew Weissman will be among scientists recognised with next year's Benjamin Franklin Medals for their achievement in life sciences, the Philadelphia-based Franklin Institute announced on its website on Thursday.

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Hungary launches fourth satellite

Hungary this week launched its fourth small satellite with a mission to gauge levels of artificial electromagnetic smog in the upper atmosphere, as well as its exposure to ionising radiation, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics said on Thursday.

Kariko awarded Bolyai prize

Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Kariko, a developer of mRNA-based vaccines, received the Bolyai Prize from President Janos Ader on Friday.

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