German-Hungarian Innovation Day with EPIC InnoLabs office opening

Date: 
2018.05.25.
Place: 
Budapest
Lead text: 
"Partnership for Innovation and Excellence" was the title of the German-Hungarian innovation day that included the opening ceremony of the EPIC InnoLabs offices
Full text: 

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has been working successfully with the Institute for Computer Science and Control (MTA SZTAKI) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) for a long time. The EPIC project (Centre of Excellence in Production Informatics and Control) is an outstanding example of this successful cooperation.

In order to deepen the scientific collaboration, the two partners are organizing a German-Hungarian Innovation Day entitled “Partnership for Innovation and Excellence,” which will be held on the premises of MTA SZTAKI in Budapest on May 25, 2018. High-caliber speakers at the event will include Prof. Reimund Neugebauer, President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Prof. László Lovász, President of MTA, Prof. László Monostori, Director of MTA SZTAKI and head of the Fraunhofer-SZTAKI partnership, and László Palkovics, minister for Innovation and Technology. 

The peak of the Innovation Day was the official opening of the offices of EPIC InnoLabs Non-profit, a new corporation jointly founded by Fraunhofer and MTA SZTAKI. The main goals of EPIC Ltd. are to transfer internationally recognized R&D findings to industry in areas such as cyber-physical production and logistics, and to establish a regional hub for industrial digitalization and Industrie 4.0 applications. 

The full press release can be read HERE.