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Lajos Bálint

European R&E networks mourn Lajos Bálint

On Friday 6 December Lajos Bálint, former deputy director and head of International Relations of the Hungarian National Research and Education Network KIFU/Hungarnet, suddently passed away.

35 years at the forefront of cooperation among Research Networks, and one of the first to advocate the creation of a pan-European network as early as the '80s, Lajos has been one of the souls of the European network GÉANT, contributing to its creation and evolution, and the realisation of many common projects. We fondly remember his kindness and irony, and we will sorely miss the smile he could bring everywere

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