15 - 16 February 2018 / Budapest, Hungary


The event agendas time zone is CET.

15 Feb 2018
09:00 – 09:30
09:30 – 09:40

His Excellency Olav Berstad, Ambassador of Norway

09:40 – 10:10
Welcome & research system and areas of research excellence in Hungary

Professor József Pálinkás, President of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office

10:10 – 10:30
Research system and areas of research excellence in Norway

Ms. Kristin Danielsen, International Director, Research Council of Norway

10:30 – 10:50
Keynote speech – From Microprocesses to Macrophenomena

A case of transnational coevolution of coevolution research

Professor Nils Christian Stenseth, University of Oslo

Professor Eörs Szathmáry, Eötvös Loránd University

10:50 – 11:20
Coffee Break & Poster Session
11:20 – 11:40
​ELI-ALPS: Research infrastructure and research collaboration prospects

Professor Zsolt Fülöp, Institute for Nuclear Research, 

Hungarian Academy of Sciences

11:40 – 12:00
ECCSEL: Research infrastructure and research collaboration prospects

Mr. Volker Röhling, ECCSEL secretariat

12:00 – 12:20
Future research collaboration funding opportunities

Ms. Szonja Csuzdi, Head of Department, National Research, Development and Innovation Office

12:20 – 12:30
The Research Centre for Natural Sciences

Professor György Pokol, Director, Research Centre of Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

12:30 – 13:30
Walking Lunch & Poster Session
Parallel Sessions
13:30 – 17:00
Enabling technologies

13:30 - 14:00 Introduction by co-moderators

Enabling Technologies in Hungary
Prof. Gábor Stépán - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Enabling Technologies in Norway 
Yngve Foss, special adviser - International department, The Research Council of Norway

14:00 - 14:10 Industry 4.0 at MTA SZTAKI - research, development, and education
Zsolt Kemény - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Computer Science and Control (MTA SZTAKI)

14:10 -14:20 Digitalization of Manufacturing SMEs - Norwegian perspective
Gabor Sziebig - UiT The Arctic University of Norway

14:20 - 14:30 Virtual Reality, Simulation and Serious Games Supporting Training for Emergency Management 

Ilona Heldal - Department of Computing, Mathematics, and Physics, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

14:30 - 14:40 Smart safety management
István Szőke - Institute for Energy Technology

14:40 - 14:50 Digitalization, automation and robots: what does the future hold for humans?
Alexandra Fernandes - Institute for Energy Technology

14:50 - 15:00 Chatbots + Public Sector = Better Services
Marita Skjuve - SINTEF Digital


15:50 - 16:00 Connecting points among critical infrastructures, challenges and solutions of interdependence
György Szegedi - BHE Bonn Hungary Electronics Ltd

16:00 - 16:10 Untangling the complexity of network communications for next generation applications
María Isabel Sánchez Bueno - Simula Research Laboratory

16:10 - 16:20 Energy system model for day-ahead optimization and peak shaving
Jonathan Fagerström - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)

16:20 - 16:30 The nuclear physics program at the Oslo Cyclotron Laboratory
Sunniva Siem - University of Oslo

16:30 - 16:40 Metamaterial based electromagnetic devices
Zsolt Szabó - Budapest University of Technology and Economics

16:40 - 16:50 Tensor network factorization and tailored coupled cluster method in quantum chemistry
Örs Legeza - Department of Theoretical Solid State Physics, Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Wigner Research Centre for Physics

16:50 - 17:00 Nanomaterials design, synthesis and application for Energy Production and storage
Zhixin Yu - Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering, University of Stavanger

Parallel Sessions
13:30 – 17:00

13:30 - 14:00 Introduction by co-moderators

Environment in Hungary
Prof. László Buday - Director, Institute of Enzymology Research Centre of Natural Sciences, Hungarian Acacemy of Sciences

Environment in Norway
Kristin Danielsen, - International Director, The Research Council of Norway

14:00 - 14:15 Improving Resilience of Transport Surface Infrastructure (Rail and Road) against Natural Hazards and Climate Change
Guri Natalie Jordbakke - The Institute of Transport Economics

14:15 - 14:30 Wastewater biodegradation linked to bioenergy generation using genomic approaches
Gergely Maróti - Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

14:30 - 14:45 Chemical tracers as environmental reporters
Christian Dye - Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)

14:45 - 15:00 Challenges of reducing soil erosion and improving water quality in a changing environment under Nordic conditions
Csilla Farkas - Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO)

15:00 - 15:15 Crop production systems in changing climate: research on impacts, responses, and options of adaptation, developing decision support tools
Gábor Illés - National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre

15:45 - 16:00 GRACE: A model for integration of knowledge on climate change and policies
Taoyuan Wei - CICERO Center for International Climate Research

16:00 - 16:15 Air quality and climate impact on built structures and cultural heritage – measurements and modelling
Terje Grøntoft - NILU-Norwegian Institute for Air Research

16:15 - 16:30 Improving Biomass Productivity, Co2 Uptake and Pest/Pathogen Resistance of Short Rotation Energy Willow and Poplar by Polyploidy and Heterosis: Genome Optimization
Ferhan Ayaydin - Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

16:30 - 16:45 Methodological development of riverine habitat assessment tools on an interdisciplinary basis 
Sándor Baranya - Budapest University of Technology and Economics

16:45 - 17:00 Multi-species fisheries in food web simulations
Ferenc Jordán - Danube Research Institute, Centre for Ecological Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Parallel Sessions
13:30 – 17:00

13:30 - 14:00 Introduction by co-moderators

Health in Hungary 
Prof. Gábor L. Kovács - Chair, Szentagothai Research Centre, University of Pécs

Health in Norway

Aleksandra Haugstad - Division for Health and Society, Research Council of Norway

14:00 - 14:10 Novel antibiotics from symbiotic peptides
Éva Kondorosi - Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre

14:10 - 14:20 A massively parallelized, systematic method for efficient prediction of allosteric and prerequisite drug binding
Csaba Hetényi - University of Pécs

14:20 - 14:30 Exploiting changes in the microbiome in cancer detection
Péter Bay - University of Debrecen / MTA-DE LEndület Laboratory of Cell Metabolism

14:30 - 14:40 Cancer exosome miRNA biomarkers from serum – in silico veritas
Judit Pongrácz - University of Pecs

14:40 - 14:50 Identification of novel therapeutic targets in hematological malignancies using next generation sequencing
Csaba Bödör - Semmelweis University, Department of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research

14:50 - 15:00  Multiple knock-out mouse models can provide key novel insights into dynamics of genome integrity

László Hiripi, Beáta Vértessy - Department of Applied Biotechnology & Food Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economy

15:00 - 15:10 Human induced pluripotent stem cell derived 2D and 3D in vitro neuronal  networks: a technology platform for modeling Neurodegenerative diseases and developmental neurotoxicology
Andras Dinnyes - BioTalentum Ltd, and Szent Istvan University

15:10 - 15:20 The graph of our mind
Vince Grolmusz - Eötvös University

15:50 - 16:00 Blood-brain barrier models in chip devices
Mária Deli - Institute of Biophysics, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

16:00 - 16:10 Single Cell Sequencing of Prefrontal Cortex Neurons: Cell specific transcriptome differences, novel drug targets and molecular mechanisms of cognitive disorders.
Gábor Juhász - CRU Hungary Ltd, Uni. Eötvös Loránd

16:10 - 16:20 Research opportunities at the Oslo Cyclotron Laboratory
Andreas Görgen - University of Oslo

16:20 - 16:30 Particle detector development for medical applications
Gergely Gábor Barnaföldi - Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Wigner Research Centre for Physics

16:30 - 16:40 Redox homeostasis in the endoplasmic reticulum
Beáta Lizák - Semmelweis University

16:40 - 16:50 Emerging Threats at the Human-Animal-Environment Interface: The Advantages of a One Health

Carlos Das Neves - Norwegian Veterinary Institute

16:50 - 17:00 How can we assess and anticipate the infection risk with emerging tick-borne zoonotic bacteria in big cities?
Gábor Földvári - Department of Parasitology and Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest

Parallel Sessions
13:30 – 17:00

13:30 - 14:00 Introduction by co-moderators

Society related research in Hungary
Prof. Zsolt Demetrovics - Dean, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University

Society related research in Norway

Bjørn Tore Kjellemo - Department Director, Division for Health and Society

14:00 - 14:15 Social Sciences from a Multidisciplinary Perspective: Our Cooperation Skills Offering at the HAS Centre of Social Sciences

Tamás Rudas - Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS)

14:15 - 14:30 Navigating the City: Architectural Communication and the Readable City
Borbala Jasz - Department of Sociology and Communication, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

14:30 - 14:45 Macro-regional identities and politics in Norway and Hungary
Péter Balogh - Institute for Regional Studies, CERS-HAS

14:45 - 15:00 Inequalities in comparative perspective: presentation of Tarki Social Research Institute and a proposal for a joint Hungarian-Norwegian social research incubation project
István György Tóth - Tárki Social Research Institute

15:00 - 15:15 Women's issues and gender perspectives
L Ma - Nordic Women's University

15:45 - 16:00 Rediscovering ancient lives from papyri: introducing papyrology
Ágnes Tóthné Mihálykó - University of Oslo

16:00 - 16:15 ALM-institutions as an infrastructure for the public sphere in a digital age: A comparative project between Norway, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland and Germany
Ragnar Audunson - OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

16:15 - 16:30  Memory of the WW2: The Role of the Former “Russian Airport” in Telling Stories about the Front in the South Vértes Region

Istvan Santha - Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

16:30 - 16:45 Research on secure 5G for IoT platforms
Boning Feng - OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

16:45 - 17:00 Cybersecurity as a Horizontal Issue In Public Service
Csaba Krasznay - National University of Public Service


19:00 – 21:00
Networking Dinner
16 Feb 2018
09:00 – 17:00
Site Visits to Hungarian Organisations