The Thematic Excellence Programme 2020 provides nearly HUF 43.9 billion to 27 scientific institutions (higher education institutions and public research institutes) for 92 thematic research projects from the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund.
The call announced in April 2019 aims to support Hungarian SMEs in participating in the EU-funded EUREKA programme which promotes international R&D cooperation projects. The domestic contribution to participation is provided from the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund under the 2019-2.1.1-EUREKA call.
From the call titled thematic research projects based on Hungarian–Austrian cooperation or Hungarian–Slovenian cooperation (ANN_19, SNN_19) 7 project proposals won a total funding of HUF 235 million.
The call titled Researcher-initiated research projects (K_19) was open until 9 May 2019 for promising researcher-initiated basic research projects in any field of science without thematic priorities.