Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research (BZN)

Contact person

Kondorfa u. 1
1116 Budapest, Hungary
Dr. Gyöngyvér B. Lenkey, gyongyver.lenkey(at)



BAY ZOLTAN Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research is Hungary’s leading public institution for research, development and technology transfer. Our mission at BAY ZOLTAN Nonprofit Ltd. is to support and foster the development, competitiveness and efficiency of Hungarian companies through innovation and technology transfer. To perform our mission we implement national and international R&D&I projects through our cooperating network of research institutes. We provide complex scientific and technological solutions for our domestic and international clients, helping them to implement state of the art technology.


Key Business / Risk Area

Business Areas:




Infrastructure & Construction


Social science & humanities



Industrial Technologies





Risk Areas:

Risk Governance

Industrial Risk

Environmental Risks

Occupational Risks

Financial Risks

Social/Societal Risks

Health Risks

Asset Integrity Risks (RBI etc.)

Life Cycle Analysis

Standards and Regulations



Main Products / Services

  • Info-communication technologies
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental technologies
  • Materials- and nanotechnology
  • Industrial laser technology
  • Production and logistic systems
  • Mechanical, structural, physical characterisation of materials, analytical chemistry and instrumental analysis
  • Product and technology design and reliability
  • Mechatronics
  • Logistics
  • Environmental protection
  • Energetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Industrial safety, structural integrity
  • Engineering services supporting industrial and production processes

Key Projects
(running or just finished)

  • GENDERA - Gender Debate in the European Research Area,
  • ENVIMPACT - Increasing the impact of Central-Eastern European environment research results through more effective dissemination and exploitation,
  • InnoverEast – Building a more effective pathway leading from research to innovation through cooperation between the European Union and Eastern Partnership countries in the field of energy efficiency,
  • KIC InnoEnergy Accelerator HUB
  • EIT
  • KEMIR – Methodology and pilot system development of risk based asset management system for transmission gas pipeline system, industrial project
  • OLMOST – On Line Monitoring of Structures and Fatigue, EUREKA project
  • MULTIMET – Structural performance of multi-metal component, FP7 EURATOM project
  • SmartResilience – Smart Resilience Indicators for Smart Critical Infrastructures, H-2020 project

Why we joined EU-VRi?

Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. is a Founding Member