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Mar 26, 2019

New knowledge park to open in Budapest

The rectors of the three universities and the mayor of Budapest’s 8th district have signed an MoU for the establishment of a new Health Industry-Biotechnology Science Park in Budapest

A new knowledge park is to open in Budapest, it has been announced.

The rectors of the three universities and the mayor of Budapest’s 8th district have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a new Health Industry-Biotechnology Science Park in Budapest.

Béla Merkely, rector of Semmelweis University, called the signing of the document on the creation of a knowledge park a historic moment, which opens a new era in the history of universities, science and competitive knowledge economy.

“Establishing the new knowledge park creates the opportunity to join the international trends in the most upward period, involving the institutions that, together with the new knowledge they have gained, can be stronger than individually in this European region,” said Szabolcs Szuromi, the rector of Pázmány Péter Catholic University.