Regional Research Centre
„In service of food science, origin control, viticulture and oenology”


The aim of the our Regional Research Centre is to transfer technology and R&D results originating from various fields of food science - food analytics, molecular biology, microbiology, device development and food safety - to diverse members of food industry. As a determining research base, the Knowledge Centre helps to increase R&D potential, innovation capacity and economic potential of its partners, by its own research capacity and knowledge transfer.


One of the main pillars of the Knowledge Centre is the realization of such special product and technological-bioanalytical developments, which aim the elaboration of functional food products, biosensors and analysers. Due to its regional location, the Knowledge Centre has importance in viticulture and oenology research development of the Eger and Tokaj wine regions. Most important research topics are analytical investigations of wines of protected origin and environmental friendly plant protection problems related to the safety of grape and wine as food products.


Due to its national and international relations, research activity and innovations in viticulture and oenology, the Knowledge Centre is destined to strengthen the leading position of the Eszterházy Károly College on regional and national level, as well. The main research activities are based on research programs and include developments in food safety and plant protection technologies, technological-bioanalytical and food product development and wine origination control investigations.

  • Investigation of grapevine buds

    The report on spring frost damage of grapevine buds in Eger was prepared by the Food and Research Centre of the Eszterházy Károly University

  • 2nd WINETWORK Technical Working Group Meeting

    The second meeting of the Technical Working Group representing the Eger wine region in the WINETWORK project was organized in Eger on 28th June 2016.

  • Viticulture an oenology competition and conference

    The professional competition and conference entitled „Eszterházy Károly Viticulture and Oenology Days” was organized in Eger 15-16 February 2016.

  • Opening Conference – 2016 – The Year of Young Hungarian Entrepreneurs

    The opening conference of „2016 – The Year of Young Hungarian Entrepreneurs” was organized in the House of Hungarians. The event aimed to inform young Hungarian entrepreneurs living abroad about the future agenda of the program and opportunities offered by the Hungarian Government.

  • WINETWORK Technical Working Group Meeting

    The first meeting of the Technical Working Group representing the Eger wine region in the WINETWORK project was organized in Eger on 5th November 2015.

  • Professional network at an international level

    The Hungarian Development Center has prepared an interview about the WINETWORK project of the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The project is based on the cooperation of 11 partners representing 7 European countries including the Food and Wine Research Centre of the Eszterházy Károly University of Applied Sciences, Hungary.

  • Development of the Knowledge Centres of the University

    Due to a successful project proposal of the University, new research groups are formed in the fields of viticulture and plant protection, food science and oenology, landscape ecology and GIS, IT and quality assurance in addition to rural development. The project aims to increase the R+D potential of the Tokaj wine region.

  • WINETWORK kick-off meeting

    The aim of the WINETWORK project, in which the EGERFOOD Regional Knowledge Centre, Eszterházy Károly College will also participate, is to build a network for the exchange and transfer of innovative knowledge between European wine-growing regions to increase the productivity and sustainability of the sector.

  • Success at the XXXIIth National Scientific Students’ Associations Conference

    The Biology section of the XXXIIth National Scientific Students’ Associations Conference was organized at the University of Pécs 8th-10th April 2015. During these 3 days the lectures of 217 students from 18 different institutes were presented. The Bachelor, Master and PhD students presented their results to the panel of experts and to the further participants.

  • FA 1303 COST meeting in Budapest

    International cooperation for the sustainable control of grapevine trunk diseases