BME organised a prestigious automotive industry research event in Visegrad

The 38th International Colloquium on Advanced Manufacturing and Repairing Technologies in Vehicle Industry concluded on May 26th at Visegrád, marking another successful edition of this esteemed event. Hosted by Hungary, this year’s colloquium was organized in the cooperation of the Scientific Association for Mechanical Engineering and the BME Department of Automotive Technologies, with Krisztián Bán, Ph.D., playing a pivotal role in the coordination and execution of the conference.

The three-day event brought together Hungarian and foreign experts, academics, undergraduates, graduate and doctoral students from the Visegrád Group countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia), with the aim of presenting and publishing new, contemporary, and quality research. The topics covered a wide range of areas, including manufacturing and repairing technologies, material science, autonomous vehicles, Industry 4.0, innovative powertrains, electromobility, and safety and security of autonomous vehicles.

With a remarkable four-decade history, the International Colloquium on Advanced Manufacturing and Repairing Technologies in Vehicle Industry has established itself as a premier platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration. This year’s edition showcased the commitment and dedication of the BME Department of Automotive Technologies in advancing the field and fostering talent in the automotive industry.

The Colloquium contributes to the triple helix model by allowing young researchers to gain insights into real advanced manufacturing applications, enabling the development of the entire manufacturing ecosystem in the region. The promotion of R&D activities fosters cooperation between universities and industry, contributing to the evolution of the research ecosystem.

The professional program of the colloquium featured a diverse array of presentations which provided a valuable opportunity for researchers and industry professionals to share their ground-breaking research and contribute to the advancement of the automotive industry.

“We are honoured to have hosted this important event,” said Dr. Krisztián Bán, Ph.D, member of the Organising Committee from BME. “The event provided a platform for experts, academics, and students from the Visegrád Group countries to present their latest research findings and insights. We are proud to have played a key role in organizing this successful edition and fostering collaboration within the automotive industry. We look forward to next year’s event, which will be hosted by Poland.” – he added.

The International Colloquium on Advanced Manufacturing and Repairing Technologies in Vehicle Industry continues to serve as a catalyst for research, innovation, and the exchange of ideas. By facilitating collaboration between academia and industry, the event contributes to the advancement of manufacturing and repairing technologies in the automotive sector.


The project is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.