We upgraded the Budapest airport and the country’s roads and railway networks. With our support, Budapest’s University of Sport Sciences and Physical Education and the University of Pécs now offer better study and research facilities. Our €33.7 million loan to the ELI Network backed the construction of a state-of-the-art laser research facility in Szeged. This will support ground-breaking research in nanotechnology.
At a glance
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Last year’s EIB Group activity in Hungary by priority
EIB activity in Hungary by sector since start of operations
EIB stories in Hungary
We have worked in Hungary since 1990, upgrading infrastructures and supporting education, health, and innovative companies. We have supported AiMotive in its research and development of autonomous driving solutions, financed the new state-of-the-art building of the Biatorbagy elementary school and helped the health sector during the pandemic.
We have worked with Hungary since 1990. Between 2015 and 2020, we have improved education for 71 114 students enrolled in education facilities and provided sustainable transport for 300 000 passengers per year.
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