The Hungarian Academy of Sciences first announced its excellence program, Lendület (Momentum) for young researchers in 2009. The primary aim of the program – besides recalling talented researches from abroad and keeping talented researchers currently working in Hungarian research centres in the country – is to strengthen the international competitiveness of the research network of the Academy. 95 entries were submitted for the latest round of the Lendület (Momentum) Program, which was announced by the Academy at the end of 2015. Most entries covered mathematics and natural sciences. 33 researchers applied from the field of life sciences while 21 researchers specializing in humanities or social sciences also applied. Among the winners is a researcher from HAS,  Natural Sciences Research Centre as well. Tamás Beke-Somfai won  in Momentum/Lendület I.  category, which is open for young researchers. Congratulations to him!