The aim of Szombathely2030 program is to improve the quality of life, to contribute to the competitiveness and facilitate the quality environment for the residents and businesses. Through its focus areas, the program aims to deliver value to workers, entrepreneurs, students and the elderly ones. The focus of the program is on education and research and development for the successful industrial restructuring and the establishment of a health industry.
One of its key areas is industrial digitalization, which aims to support the transformation of the automotive industry that characterizes the region’s economy, encouraging the emergence of the health industry, while focusing on the fields of robotization, automation and artificial intelligence, relying on domestic and foreign start-ups and large companies.
Another focus area is complex rehabilitation, which is an internationally unique development and test environment, ranging from households to senior homes and thermal baths to virtual hospital infrastructure, especially for sports, stroke and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. To achieve this, it combines academic and applied research with user needs. To achieve this, it combines academic and applied research with user needs.