The National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NRDI Office) was founded by the Act “about scientific research, development and innovation” (Act2014/LXXVI) and accepted by the Hungarian Parliament (RDI law) to “create a stable institutional framework for the governmental coordination of the national research, development and innovation ecosystem, provide predictable funding and implements an efficient and transparent use of available resources.”

The National Research, Development and Innovation Office support the scientific and innovation ecosystem to build a competitive Hungary. It is a national strategic and funding agency for scientific research, development and innovation, the primary source of advice on RDI policy for the Hungarian Government, and the primary RDI funding agency.


To develop RDI policy and ensure that Hungary adequately invests in RDI by funding excellent research and supporting innovation to increase competitiveness.


To prepare the RDI strategy of the Hungarian Government, to handle the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund, and represent the Hungarian Government and a Hungarian RDI community in international organizations.


To be a world-class RDI funding agency, create an internationally attractable RDI environment in Hungary, and a stronger link of RDI to the economy and society for increased growth and prosperity.

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NRDI Office

Digital technology / specialisation

  • Digital skills

Geographic Scope - Country

  • Hungary

Target audience

  • Digital skills for ICT professionals and other digital experts.