NKFIH

National Research, Development and Innovation Office

Pursuant to the Act LXXVI of 2014 on scientific research, development and innovation (RDI Act) adopted by the National Assembly, the National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH) aims to create a stable institutional framework for the Government coordination and predictable funding of research, development and innovation (RDI) in Hungary, ensuring the efficient and transparent and value-creating use of available resources. The mission of the NRDI Office is to establish a coordinated, predictable and sustainable system for research funding in which, through supporting excellent scientific research and promoting innovation, Hungary can ensure its RDI resources to be utilised not only in a legitimate but also an expedient manner, to increase Hungary's global competitiveness and foster its most fruitful integration in the European Research Area (ERA). The NRDI Office aims to reinforce the national innovation system, to foster a dynamic cooperation between scientific centres and enterprises, to create an inspiring environment for innovation. The Office develops our nation's strategy for scientific research, development and innovation as a policy-maker, manages the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund as a funding agency and represents the Government of Hungary as well as the Hungarian researcher community in international and European RDI organisations.

Associate partner in CHIST-ERA III
Hungary