• LENS launched with BNC as member

    Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
      Members of the League of advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS), officially launched activities to promote collaboration on neutron usage, technology development, innovation, data, education, and strategies. By aligning policies among its partners, LENS will advocate for the user community and strengthen European neutron science.
  • BNC Science Proposals call

    Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
      The BNC user program includes 14 experimental stations, to carry out research in physics, chemistry, biology, materials, medical and cultural heritage sciences. ~140 scientists from Hungary and abroad perform ~180 experiments / year. BNC also provides access to facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation. BNC now calls for Science Proposals.  Deadline: 15 April, 2019
  • The CERIC call for proposals

    Fri, 15 Feb, 2019

    Call for proposals to access integrated multidisciplinary facilities for Materials and Biomaterials
    1 March, 2019 @ 17:00 CET, pre-evaluation submission
                       1   April
    , 2019 @ 17:00 CET, final submission

    CERIC-ERIC offers access  to more than 50 different and complementary state of the art techniques and to support laboratories through a single entry point, distributed in 8 countries, with the submission of a single or multi-technique proposal. 
  • 13th Central European Training School announced

    Mon, 04 Feb, 2019

    The Central European Training School on Neutron Methods (CETS2019) will be held in the Budapest Neutron Centre, Hungary. between May 5 and 10, 2019.
    Registration for CETS2019 and further info at:
    DEADLINE: 10 March, 2019 

  • SINE2020 Industry Consultancy call

    Thu, 31 Jan, 2019


    Science & Innovation with Neutrons in Europe in 2020.
    SINE2020 now offers the  use of Europe’s leading neutron facilities for your company’s R&D. 
    FREE analysis of your material or device. Don't miis your chance. 
    Apply for beam time here by March 31, 2019 !

  • Exploring Future Opportunities in Science and Innovation at BNC

    Fri, 09 Nov, 2018

    BNC Users Meeting 2018 will be organized around the topic of  Innovation.
    Bring your bright ideas come to kife with BNC. 
    9 November, 2018      9:00 - 13:00 
    ISAC meeting:           14:00 - 18:00

  • ILL synergies with Hungary

    Thu, 08 Nov, 2018

    ILL delegation arrives to Hungary to discuss the renewal of Hungary's membership at the ILL. A scientific workshop is to be organized in Budapest on 7 November, 2018, to find synergies, and inform the Hungarianneutron user community about the capabilities of the ILL’s instruments suite

  • BNC exhibits 'neutron science' at the AUTOMOTIVE2018

    Sun, 14 Oct, 2018


    BNC exhibits at Automotive 2018. The expertise and experimental facilities of BNC are open to companies. We'll be there and looking forward to discuss possible collaborations with your company.  From Wednesday to Friday 17-19 October, 2018

  • League of Advanced Neutron Sources - BNC signs charter

    Wed, 12 Sep, 2018

    Today, representatives of eight EU research infrastructures signed the Charter of the League of Advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS) at the International Conference of Research Infrastructures, ICRI2018 in Vienna.

  • CETS-2018 - SUMMARY

    Fri, 11 May, 2018
      From 6 to 11 May, 2018 BNC hosts the 12th Central European Training School (CETS-12) on neutron techniques. The school provides insight to neutron scattering, imaging and elemental analysis, in th form of tutorials as well as hands-on trainings. Registration here.



  • New Vistas: Monitoring Water and Hydrogen Bonds

    Tue, 16 Jan, 2018

    Mini-Symposium Organized by the 
    Biological Research Centre, HAS (BRC) & Wigner Research Centre for Physics, HAS (Wigner)

    Venue: BRC, Szeged, Hungary

  • NINMACH 2017

    Wed, 11 Oct, 2017

    Neutron Imaging and Neutron Methods in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage 2017

    A conference organized by Budapest Neutron Centre in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
    Venue: Budapest, Hungarian Academy of Sciences;


  • The 2017 Ernst Jenő Award goes to BNC researcher

    Tue, 22 Aug, 2017

    Our young colleague, Renáta Ünnep, BNC Neutron Spectroscopy Research group was awarded the
    2019 Ernst Jenő Award by the Hungarian Biophysical Society. Congratulations!




  • BNC Leads Optimisation of ESS Moderator

    Mon, 17 Jul, 2017

    The European Spallation Source will be the first spallation neutron facility to operate a low-dimensional moderator as part of its target systems. Hungary's Wigner Research Centre at BNC is building a prototype of the ESS moderator test beamline to optimise the novel technology.

  • Central Europe Neutron Initiative meeting

    Tue, 30 May, 2017

    ILL director Helmut Schober and Martin Walter have participated the annual meeting of the representatives of the Scientific Members of the Central Europe Neutron Initiative (CENI).

  • Seminar on "Mass-resolved neutron spectroscopy"

    Tue, 25 Apr, 2017

    BNC seminar  on  "Mass-resolved neutron spectroscopy "
                  by            Matthew Krzystyniak (ISIS,STFC,RAL, GB) 
                  on            25 April, 2017     10:00 - 10:45   /     KFKI Campus Building 19 lecture hall
                                  More details

  • BrightnESS WP6 Hub Coordinators meet in Budapest

    Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

    The third BrightnESS Hub Coordinators Meeting took place at the Budapest Neutron Centre in Budapest. The meeting, which brings together the representatives of the six BrightnESS Hubs.

  • Boosting innovation with neutrons

    Thu, 30 Mar, 2017


    SINE2020’s Industry Consultancy programme demonstrates the potential of neutron technology to European companies. It encourages industrial partners to exploit the unique properties of neutron beams for R&D. SINE2020 finances test measurements and feasibility studies to be performed at European neutron research facilities free of charge.

  • CERIC interview with Prof. Valentina Venuti, (Uni. Messina)

    Mon, 24 Oct, 2016

    Dr. Valentina Venuti, associate professor of experimental physics at the University of Messina (Italy). Being a CERIC user, she conducts research in the fields of cultural heritage and soft matter. An interview.

  • AUTOMOTIVE'16 – BNC & SINE2020 team up for HU car industry

    Fri, 21 Oct, 2016

    The automotive industry is a sector of utmost importance of the Hungarian economy. It provides over 10%
    of the GDP.  
    Offering experise and experimental facilities to the industrial partners, 
    BNC exhibits at Automotive 2016 the biggest automotive evemt in Hungary.