Press Coverage - 2020

31 August 2020

Czech-Hungarian discussions regarding the ELI ERIC

József Bódis, State Secretary for Higher Education, Innovation and Vocational Training at the Ministry for Innovation and Technology of Hungary, and Václav Velčovský, Deputy Minister for EU and European Structural and Investment Funds at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, debated tasks related to the establishment of ELI ERIC on 27th August 2020 in Budapest, Hungary.

18 May 2020

Hungarian, Czech superlaser centers move closer to becoming consortium

The ELI (extreme light infrastructure) superlaser research center in Szeged (163 km southeast of Budapest) and its sister laboratory in the Czech Republic have passed a milestone to becoming a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC).

15 January 2020

ELI: Open for Business

After a decade of design, construction and commissioning, the European sites housing some of the world’s most powerful ultrafast lasers are making the transition to user facilities driving new science.

Press Coverage - 2019

11 November 2019

Scientific breakthrough in nuclear waste management

An international consortium is working on a transmutator based on laser-generated neutrons as a new solution for nuclear waste management.

Press Coverage - 2018

21 March 2018

ELI-ALPS workshop in India

Around 30 Indian researchers attended the ELI workshop in New Delhi organised by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office in collaboration with ELI-ALPS and the Embassy of Hungary in New Delhi.

23 February 2018

ʼBeyond State-of-the-artʼ Szeged Laser Gets Pulsating

On the northern outskirts of the city of Szeged, adjacent to the old main road to Budapest, lies the cold, derelict hulk of a former Red Army barracks: five hundred yards to its rear, a gleaming, futuristic steel-glass complex housing some of the world’s latest laser technology dominates the skyline. The symbolic contrast between Hungary’s troubled past and hoped-for future could hardly be starker.

21 February 2018

Foreign researchers start experiments at Szeged laser center

Swiss and Greek research groups are the first foreign users of the ELI-ALPS laser facility in Szeged where laser equipment is already operational. The first phase of experiments has been successfully concluded, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

12 February 2018

First foreign research groups start experiments in Szeged laser centre

Swiss and Greek research groups are the first foreign users of the laser facility in Szeged where laser equipment is already operational. The experiments may lay the foundations for the development of new applications in medicine, biology and pharmaceutical sciences.

Press Coverage - 2017

30 May 2017

ELI-ALPS, the European attosecond laser facility, inaugurated

On May 23, the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Extreme Light Infrastructure-Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) took place in Szeged, Hungary.

Press Coverage - 2016

24 January 2016

Pan-European super laser project representatives meet in Brussels

Brussels (MTI) – Hungarian, Czech and Romanian representatives of a pan-European super laser project on Friday met at Hungary’s EU representative office in Brussels to discuss R+D plans, budgets and results pertaining to the project.