Hungary will increase its research, development and innovation spending from the current 1.6 percent of GDP to 3 percent by 2030, Minister of Culture and Innovation János Csák said at the awards ceremony of the 31st National Youth Science and Innovation Contest in Budapest on Monday, 13 June.

The minister also said that innovation requires curiosity, creativity, beneficial risk-taking and collaboration, and pointed out that around half of the winners of the contest submitted work in groups.

At the awards ceremony the panel awarded 3 first, 3 second and 4 third prizes, 12 papers received high commendations and 27 others were commended from a total of 122 proposals.

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