As the opening of the event the Dean Dr. István Bíró greeted the attendees and then presented the possibilities inherent in engineering education. On behalf of the ArchEnerg Cluster, co-chairwoman Lakatosné Dr. Nemes Sarolta welcomed the participants. The University of Szeged has been a member of the cluster since 2013.
The main guest of the seminar was Canadian Trade Attache Francis Uy, who presented the organizational structure and activities of the Embassy of Canada to Budapest, at the same time, he touched on trade relations and business opportunities between Hungary and Canada. Francis Uy also reported on the trade relations and opportunities of Hungary, Slovenia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Trade Commisionner Zsuzsanna Kovács-Mátyus from the Canadian Embassy outlined the projects of the "smart city" to the attendees. There are already many good examples in Canada, thanks to the companies with high competitiveness for the implementation.
MFOI (Hungarian Development Support Office) consultant Dr. János Matuz informed the participants about the applications for direct EU grants.
György Szügyi, vice president of the ArchEnerg Cluster, in his presentation was speaking about the challenges of today's energy crisis. He presented the solutions offered by the cooperation of the ArchEnerg Cluster and the SZTE Faculty of Engineering in this situation. The ArchEnerg Cluster and the SZTE Faculty of Engineering want to contribute to the energy efficiency and environment-friendly attitude of the professionals of the future with the regional energy engineer training, which has been available since February, 2023.
László Személyi, from Future-Now Kft., presented how an international work team can function effectively - what digital platforms are needed for this.
The lectures were followed by networking, during which many business contacts were established on the spot.