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Megaregions in the CEE region
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Megaregions in the CEE region

This article was published in print in Hype&Hyper 2022/2. Illustration by László Bárdos Europe is like a big fruit bowl—while Asia has its Japanese Taiheiyō Belt, the USA its Texas Triangle, our Old Continent has its Blue, Golden and Green Bananas—however, we’re not talking about
Experts always overestimate the risks - interview with Gábor Matuz
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Experts always overestimate the risks - interview with Gábor Matuz

Given the choice between a cyberattack or a bomb, any IT-savvy person would choose the bomb, cybersecurity expert Gábor Matuz told Hype&Hyper. Interview on the effects of war, cyber defense, and cybersecurity tips for companies and individuals. The Russo-Ukrainian war has also reached cyberspace, with hacker attacks on Russian
Rocket science is still in its infancy - BME Suborbitals x European Rocketry Challenge
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Rocket science is still in its infancy - BME Suborbitals x European Rocketry Challenge

The BME Suborbitals team from Hungary has qualified for Europe’s most prestigious international rocketry competition. The group of university students is studying rocket theory one week and then launching rockets the next. Interview on the potential of rocket technology and space exploration from the perspective of university students. The
The story of Chinese investments in Central and Eastern Europe
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The story of Chinese investments in Central and Eastern Europe

After the post-Soviet Central and Eastern European countries transitioned to democracy, they quickly had to adapt to the rules of the world market. Foreign investment was the driving force behind their development, mostly from neighboring countries. The most significant investor has been Germany and the Nordic countries in the Baltic
Are the aliens really the greatest threat to mankind in space?
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Are the aliens really the greatest threat to mankind in space?

Of course not, but one fact is worth knowing: there are more than 130 million pieces of space debris that are greater than one mm circling all around the globe, which could fall to the ground at any time and pose danger to our lives. What is space debris and
It is worth paying attention to small towns
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It is worth paying attention to small towns

Size does not matter; Nová Paka, a Czech town in Hradec Králové Region, has proven it many times. The small town is a contender for the national City for Business Award in 2022. The Central and Eastern European region is full of surprises, curiosities, and unusual success stories. Each country
How to save the life-giving soil | Phylazonit
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How to save the life-giving soil | Phylazonit

Intensive farming can reduce the humus content of the soil by a third. The gut microbiota is responsible for human health in the same way as the soil bacteria contribute to the health of the soil, thus, to nutrient-rich and healthy plants, cereals, and vegetables—portrait of Phylazonit, the Hungarian
The necessity to focus on the opportunities arising from global transition | Expert on Western sanctions
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The necessity to focus on the opportunities arising from global transition | Expert on Western sanctions

“The attempts to isolate have not worked even with small countries such as Cuba or North Korea. Compared to them, Russia is an immeasurably larger player in the global economy, with a potentially self-sufficient territory and raw material base”–says György Ilyash, researcher of the Hungarian Institute for Foreign Affairs
The Hungarian faces of the e-scooter revolution | Rollin Technologies
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The Hungarian faces of the e-scooter revolution | Rollin Technologies

What Tesla or BMW have done in the electric car industry; Rollin Technologies has started in electric micro-mobility. Here is our portrait and interview with the Hungarian pioneers of the e-scooter revolution who can rewrite our modern urban landscape. What Tesla or BMW have done in the electric car industry;
Tomorrow's problems can’t be solved with yesterday's technology | Exclusive interview with Bayer Vice-President Matthias Berninger
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Tomorrow's problems can’t be solved with yesterday's technology | Exclusive interview with Bayer Vice-President Matthias Berninger

We talked to Matthias Berninger, Vice President of Public Affairs, Science and Sustainability at Bayer, about the lack of innovation in Europe, sustainability and digitalisation, the future of agriculture and the rule of the masses. All the burning issues for our future, through the glasses of a company that spends
Winter is coming—The energy strategy of our region II.
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Winter is coming—The energy strategy of our region II.

Central European gas games, regional integration and freezing winter. Poland is becoming independent of Russian gas, building a north-south corridor and managing a complete energy transition. Hungary is signing a long-term contract with Gazprom, while also looking to other sources. Analysis of the region’s energy and gas strategy—Part
Winter is coming—The energy strategy of our region I.
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Winter is coming—The energy strategy of our region I.

Central European gas games, regional integration and freezing winter. Poland is becoming independent of Russian gas, building a north-south corridor and managing a complete energy transition. Hungary is signing a long-term contract with Gazprom, while also looking to other sources. Analysis of the region’s energy and gas strategy—Part
Poland, the digital superpower
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Poland, the digital superpower

Billion-dollar clouds, the continent’s biggest video game developer and a cyber defense buffer zone—how did Poland become the digital superpower of our region? Warsaw is not a typical Central European city. Poland, however, is a typical Central European country, with all its possibilities and potential. In the small