The University of Debrecen is to receive 4.41 billion in government funding in several phases for the construction of the Vehicle Laboratory and the associated mini test track for certain educational and innovation developments at the Debrecen Automotive Centre. The complex will be built in the institution's Science, Technology and Innovation Park in Vezér Street. The construction site was taken over on Monday by the contractor HUNÉP Zrt.
The renovation and expansion of the University of Debrecen's Faculty of Science and Technology has begun. The aim of the modernisation of the educational unit in Ótemető Street is to provide the DE with the highest level of infrastructure for the practical and theoretical education of technical engineers, in line with the city's leading role in the automotive industry. A new wing will be added to the complex, increasing its surface area by almost 4 500 square metres.
The University of Debrecen and the BMW Group Gyár Debrecen have entered into a collaboration that covers professional training and research and development. The agreement was signed on Tuesday by Rector Zoltán Szilvássy and President and CEO Hans-Peter Kemser.
INDUSTRY DAYS IN DEBRECEN The well-established „Industry Days in Debrecen” will be organized again this year, which is a joint event of the Municipality of Debrecen and the Engineering Faculty of the University of Debrecen. Poster: available here
The main objectives of the Program are to explore innovative student ideas born at the University of Debrecen and to promote idea validation and development.
The event is going to be a hackathon contest - a competition for a technological idea to deal with a specific task or challenge submitted by the organizers. It will be a team competition in which individual knowledge and skills are important, but even more important is teamwork. In this aspect, such form of events is extremely suitable for educational purposes and educational institutions. Date: 29-30 April 2021