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This section provides short information on the main relevant Organisations within the national R&I system.
 
 
Nemzeti Kutatási, Fejlesztési és Innovaciós Alap (NKFIA)

In January 2015, a unified National Research, Development and Innovation Fund (NRDI Fund) was established, whose purpose is to provide state support for research, development and innovation. According to the Law on Public Finance, the NRDI Fund is a separate state fund and succeeds the former Research and Technology Innovation Fund, and the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund. According to the Research, Development and Innovation Law, the National Research, Development and Innovation Office handles the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund.

Nemzeti Kutatási, Fejlesztési és Innovációs Hivatal (NKFIH)

The National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NRDI Office) started to work on 1 January 2015 on the basis of the Hungarian Act 2014/XLLVI of scientific research, development and innovation. The NRDI Office is a national strategic and funding agency for scientific research, development and innovation. It is also the primary source of advice on RDI policy for the Hungarian Government and the main RDI funding agency. The NRDI Office handles the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund (NRDI Fund).

Nemzeti Kutatási, Innovációs és Tudománypolitikai Tanács(NKITT)

The National Research, Innovation, and Science Policy Council is the highest level co-ordination and decision-making body in the domain of STI policies.

Mission

The National Research, Innovation and Science Policy Council (NKITT in Hungarian) is the highest-level co-ordination and decision-making body in the government in the field of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies. As for the NKITT’s mandate, see section 7 (Activities), and for members, see section 9 (Structure and operation). 

Kutatási és Technológiai Innovációs Tanács(KTIT)

KTIT’s main responsibility is to make strategic decisions concerning the use of Research and Technological Innovation Fund and has the right of approval concerning its utilisation plan, strategy, definition of priorities, decision making and evaluation procedures, procedures and decision making with respect to the provision of financial support.

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