Research Tie-Up With Hungary

Research Tie-Up With HungaryResearch Tie-Up With Hungary

During the visit of Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari to the Hungarian capital Budapest, the two sides agreed to establish a joint funding program to support research projects.

The decision is aimed at expanding scientific cooperation with Hungary, Mehr News Agency reported.

The visit on the sidelines of the 7th World Science Forum (WSF) saw the two sides stressing the need for further mutual cooperation and the establishment of a joint funding program to provide financial support to research projects in scientific and technological fields.  

Sattari, heading a high-ranking delegation to Budapest, also visited Hungary’s research centers, including the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center in the capital and the National Center for Agricultural Research and Innovation.

Further, the two sides agreed to create a joint committee in the fields of agriculture, fisheries and environment.

The WSF meeting was held from Nov. 4-7. The four-day event was inaugurated by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and attended by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon among others. The forum pledged to renew the fight against poverty and promote just, equitable and inclusive social development based on the restoration, protection and sustainable use of natural resources and ecosystems.