The Research and Development Division of the Ministry of Education (OM) is responsible for the the science and technology policy, for national research and development programmes and for promoting the international science and technology co-operation of Hungary.
55 m in 2001.
- OM works out the documents concerning the national science and technology development policy, carries out technology foresight programmes, prepares reports and reviews for promoting the acquisition and dissemination of new knowledge and information serving the government's science and technology strategy, formulated by the Science and Technology Policy Council (TTPK).
- OM is also responsible for the implementation of the science and technology policy by managing different R&D programmes financed from the Central Technological Development Programme (KMÜFA) and the National R&D Programme (NKFP).
- OM represents the government in intergovernmental S&T organisations and programmes, organises and co-ordinates the Hungarian participation in such programmes. OM is also active in the multilateral S&T co-operation and participates in the European approximation process.
Tamás Balogh. www.om.hu
OM, Szervita tér 8, P.O.Box 565, H-1374 Budapest Hungry
tel. +36 1 318 4247, fax +36 1 266 20 56
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