Laboratory inauguration – 21.11.2023
We handed over the first phase of our Science and Innovation Park in Székesfehérvár. At the event Rector Prof. Dr. Levente Kovács, Minister of Finance Mihály Varga, Mayor Dr. András Cser-Palkovics, Managing Director Lóránt Lehrner, and Technical Director Prof. Dr. Györök György inaugurated the Industry 4.0, Drone Technology, Virtual Reality-supported design and Robotics laboratories. These are the areas in which research and development can begin, as well as joint cooperation with our industrial partners in the surrounding areas.
Among the invited guests were the members of the Board of Trustees of the Rudolf Kalman Foundation for Óbuda University, the management of Óbuda University, the managing directors of Science Pillar Nonprofit Ltd., the managers of the Zsámbéki Future Industry Science and Innovation Park and the Kaposvár Smart Industry Science Industrial Park, as well as our economic partners Harman Becker Ltd, Videoton Holding Zrt, Jászplasztik Zrt, Arconic-Köfém Mill Products Hungary Kft, Kyndryl Hungary Kft, Denso Gyártó Magyarország Kft.
Job Expo – October 2023.
We gave information about our activities to the students of Óbuda University at job fairs held at 3 locations (Bécsi út, Tavaszmező utca, AMK Székesfehérvár), with the aim that, if possible, the students studying here could also get involved in the scientific laboratory work, as well as get an insight into the Székesfehérvár Science and Innovation Park that affects them about its future possibilities.
This year in Székesfehérvár, we are focusing on robotics, mechatronics and aviation industry developments due to the local conditions. Scientific labs will be created and handed over in the following topics: VR, INDUSTRY 4.0, ROBOTICS, which will soon be open to visitors.
40th IASP World Conference on Science Parks and Innovation Areas, Innovation Ecosystem Megatrends
The leaders of SZTIP (Székesfehérvár Science and Innovation Nonprofit Kft.) are managing director Lóránt Lehrner, professional director Prof. Dr. Györök, and the rector of Óbuda University Prof.Dr. Levente Kovács participated in the professional conference.
Strategic agreement between VIDEOTON and SZTIP
On behalf of VIDEOTON HOLDING ZRt, Co-CEO Ottó Sinkó and Managing Director Ferenc Lóránt Lehrner from Székesfehérvár Tudományos és Innovációs Nonprofit Kft. signed a cooperation agreement on 28.07.2023. mobilize and thereby raise the level of research and development in Hungary.
Academic knowledge on the part of the Óbuda University, SZTIP (Székesfehérvár Tudományos és Innovációs Nonprofit Kft.) and VIDEOTON serve as the basis for the priority research areas. The parties intend to achieve the objectives by solving innovation tasks, organizing educational and research programs, providing professional internships, and individual care of outstanding talents.
Coordination with Arconic-Köfém Mill Products Hungary Kft
At the University of Óbuda and the staff of Arconic-Köfém Mill Products Hungary Kft., they held a meeting about possible further cooperation opportunities in the future.
An informal meeting took place between ÓE AMK, SZTIP and the now-established venture capital investment company OEVC (University of Óbuda Venture Capital), where the idea of the Ventures Stimulation project was born. The future goal is to involve startup companies in collaborations with the University and Science Parks.
Cooperation agreement with the Hungarian Cluster Association
Óbuda University is the first Hungarian higher education institution to sign a cooperation agreement with the Hungarian Cluster Association, which is the result of the joining of Hungarian industry clusters and includes about 300 companies, and the Kaposvár Science and Innovation Park Nonprofit Ltd., the Zsámbéki Science and Innovation Park Nonprofit Ltd. and the Székesfehérvár Science and Innovation Park Nonprofit Ltd.
Based on expert forecasts, it is expected that by 2030, 10% of the gross domestic product will be generated by collaborative economic actors. This, together with the increased value of cooperation between market players in terms of domestic and international funding, will make domestic clusters an important driver of Hungary’s economy in the future.