With the inauguration of the Wessling Knowledge Centre a hub has been created that will house a leading regional R&D base of an international engineering innovation network of 1000 researchers, Minister of State for Economic Development and Regulation István Lepsényi said at the opening ceremony. Hungary’s economic achievements have been the result of the accomplishment of successful companies, he added.
Each research field of the Wessling Knowledge Centre is directly linked to the strategic objectives of the Irinyi Plan and
they help realize the innovation background vital for certain priority areas, such as the food, health and chemical industries, he noted.
Wessling’s 25-year success story in Hungary is an example of how to switch to innovation-driven economy, and it is highly remarkable when it comes to acquiring knowledge capital and creating R&D&I-driven industries, István Lepsényi said. The Hungarian Government has drawn up several programmes for boosting the competitiveness of the Hungarian economy, as this is the right path for progress. Through the implementation of these programmes,
we stimulate industrial production, support the expansion of our enterprises on both domestic and export markets
and help create a favourable business environment, the Minister of State pointed out.
As we wrote today, the CEE region has become a global hub for the automotive industry. OEMs and suppliers of the area compete for human resources to master the challenges of growth and innovation. edubiz – „Education meets Business” – is a new event in Budapest the 19 October 2017 and a platform for dialogue and networking between talents, the education sector and internationally active enterprises.
Photo: Csaba Lovász
Source: Ministry for National Economy