Dr. András SIEGLER
Director of Directorate N International Scientific Cooperation, European Commission, DG Research
1975-1996 Vice Director of the Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA SZTAKI).
1996-2005 Deputy state secretary for Research and Technological development, Advisor to the state secretary in charge of R&D of the Ministry of Education, vice president of OMFB. Responsibilities: Managing the international policy of the government relating to science and technology (S&T); Representing the Hungarian government in the S&T field at the negotiations on EU-accession and managing the preparations of for the European integration of S&T; Representing Hungary in the research and technological development policy organisations and programs of the EU, NATO and OECD. Running the negotiations with Brussels on the Hungarian participation in the continuous RTD Framework Programmes of the EU. Managing the domestic support of the Hungarian participation.