WISE-ACT Budapest meeting

P1140844More than 60 participants gathered to discuss the technical and societal aspects of autonomous vehicles during the Workshop and Management Committee meeting of WISE-ACT in Budapest. The event was held at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, on the 21-22 of November 2018.

After Nikolas Thomopoulos, the chair of WISE-ACT COST Action, introduced the main aims and relevant numbers of the action, then Domokos Esztergár-Kiss, the local organizer highlighted some relates research projects conducted by the faculty.


BME part of Europe’s largest research initiative in urban mobility

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has designated the MOBiLus consortium as the winning Innovation Community on Urban Mobility. The consortium consists of 48 partners: 13 cities, 17 industry partners and 18 universities and research centres across Europe and beyond, including Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME).


The aim of Mobilus is to strengthen European competitiveness, improve access to mobility and increase attractiveness of cities. The motto of the consortium “Mobility for Liveable Urban Spaces” is about moving people, connecting communities, serving businesses and re-imaging public spaces.

The operation will last seven years, has a financial volume of 1.6 billion Euro, with up to 25% (or up to 400 million Euro) funded by the EIT.

Visit The ZalaZONE test track with us

Palya-test_09_.0017Lectures and proving ground construction site tour at ZalaZONE EFOP-3.6.2-16-2017-00002

The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Department of Automotive Technologies) would like to kindly invite you for an event, which will be held in Zalaegerszeg at ZalaZONE. The test track features focusing on driving and driving stability are implemented together with the research and development infrastructure elements connection with future vehicles on multi-level system for validation. The proving ground provides not only dynamics tests for conventional vehicle, but it also allows validation tests for autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles.

Now, you have the chance to visit the test track and also participate the lectures presented by Prof. Dr. Dieter Schramm and Thomas Weber from the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Date: 24.10.2018 (Wednesday)


INDustrial TECHnologies 2018 – Innovative industries for smart growth

indtech2018-logo-dark-grey-text-transparent1The organisation team of the European conference “INDustrial TECHnologies 2018 – Innovative industries for smart growth” (INDTECH2018) welcomes you to Vienna from 29-31 October, 2018. INDTECH2018, an event of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will combine keynote presentations, talks, a matchmaking event and exhibitions. It provides an excellent opportunity to meet experts from industry, academia and policy to exchange information and to strengthen collaboration. INDTECH2018 is anticipating 1000 participants from more than 30 countries in Europe and across the globe.

Registration is free of charge!

For more information visit the website of the event.

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