- 27 Feb 2014 8:00 AM
Orbán pledged to make brain research a “flagship” area of research as part of a plan to turn Hungary into a European centre of research and innovation, as well as a centre of production. Brain research offers Hungarians a chance to demonstrate their talent and socially useful achievements, he said.
“Europe is most probably looking forward to a decade of brain research, and Hungary has every reason to play a key role,” Orbán said.
Pálinkás said Hungary’s national brain research programme promised unique results based on the achievements of domestic research. Freund said that brain diseases impose a huge social and economic burden on civilization.
The agreement is expected to pave the way for breakthroughs in several areas of brain research, he added.
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