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National Development Agency

The NFU assumes the following responsibilities:

  • prepares the overall development plan of Hungary, presents it to the government and co-ordinates the related policies;
  • prepares national development plans required to exploit the EU Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund;
  • supports and monitors the implementation of the overall development plan and the national development plan;
  • negotiates the details of the operative programmes related to the Community Support Framework with the relevant EU bodies;
  • manages the tasks related to the EU's structural and cohesion policies;
  • performs tasks that ensure the appropriate use of EU financial support and co-ordinates the related activities of other governmental organisations;
  • assumes the managing authority of the Community Support Framework and the Cohesion Fund, and ensures the operation of monitoring committees.

The NFU is the highest level implementing body within the development policy framework.

Mission

The National Development Agency (NFU) has been assigned to (i) carry out mid- and long-term development and planning activities, (ii) prepare and implement strategic plans and operational programmes in order to exploit EU financial support, and (iii) set up the necessary organisational framework.

BackgroundThe National Development Agency (NFU) was established by a government decree 130/2006. (VI. 15.) on 1 July, 2006. NFU is the legal successor of the National Development Office (NFH), set up by a government decree [196/2003. (XI.28)] on 1 January, 2004. This change was part of the government reshuffle in 2006.Research policy maker

The NFÜ prepares the overall development plan of Hungary, presents it to the government and co-ordinates the related policies. It prepares national development plans, the basic documents stipulating the exploitation of support provided by the EU Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund.

Research funder

Several schemes, co-financed by the EU SF, and managed by the NFÜ, support RTDI activities.

Regulator

The NFÜ co-ordinates and monitors the use of EU related financial support. The NFÜ performs tasks that ensure the appropriate use of EU financial support and co-ordinates the related activities of other governmental organisations, and assumes the role of a controlling authority of the Community Support Framework and the Cohesion Fund.

 
 
Nemzeti Fejlesztési Ügynökség (NFÜ)(NFÜ)
Address
Wesselényi u. 20-22., 1077 Budapest, Hungary
Region: National
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