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Korányi László
Innovative ideas in Hungary have a better chance than ever of being turned into reality. László Korányi, Vice-President of the National Innovation Office, tells the Budapest Business Journal what role gatherings such as Innotrends, EU funds and his own organization can play in the process. Innotrends Hungary, the office’s main annual event, takes place October 16-17 at the Akvárium in Budapest’s Erzsébet tér. Entry is free!
Source: Budapest Business Journal
October 03, 2014
National Innovation Office
Promoting economic growth and competitiveness is a high priority area for all EU Member States. Inventions, innovation and true entrepreneurship are the key elements for future success. The National Innovation Office (NIH), which is responsible for managing R&D and innovation affairs on governmental level under the umbrella of the Prime Minister Office, Hungary, organised an international workshop on trilateral base, involving experts from different organisations form Hungary, Finland and Estonia in Budapest on September 10-11, 2014.
September 16, 2014
Be visible
Innotrends Hungary 2014 international conference welcomes a wide range of stakeholders and representatives of the international and Hungarian innovation ecosystem and managers of the Hungarian companies with significant research, development and innovation (RDI) activity. We would like to provide the possibility for 18 Hungarian Startups to present themselves with their existing and visible prototypes for free.
September 10, 2014
CINet
The Continuous Innovation Network (CINet) is a global network of researchers and practitioners interested in sharing and developing their knowledge of and experience with (continuous) innovation in the widest sense of the word.
August 11, 2014
Flamand-Magyar Projektgeneráló Tudományos Műhelybeszélgetés
In accordance with the previously signed “Cooperation Program for the years 2013- 2014 between the Government of Hungary and the Government of Flanders in implementation of the Cooperation Treaty between the Government of the Republic of Hungary and the Government of Flanders”, a project generating scientific workshop was held in Budapest on June 25 organized by the Flemish Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), the Hungarian Academy of Science (HAS) and the National Innovation Office of Hungary (NIH).
July 02, 2014
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The National Innovation Office is organising for the second time the Innotrends Hungary 2014 international conference and exhibition between the 16th and 17th of October, 2014.
Innotrends 2014
September 03, 2014
 
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The most supportive country in the region has been Hungary, which has taken steps to tackle the problem of bureaucracy stifling innovation. The clearest illustration of a desire for progress is its Runway Budapest 2.0.2.0 project. Under the initiative, the Hungarian government has pledged to roll out training programmes for entrepreneurs, ease their access to financing and reduce the complexity of tax procedures for start-ups, among other steps.
Source: hipa.hu
October 03, 2014
Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator is holding lectures at Stanford University called "How to Start a Startup" (CS183B). Over 130 cities and universities have signed up to follow along and stream the lectures together, as well as peer evaluate the projects. CEU Business School and Design Terminal are proud to host the online lecture series in Budapest on a weekly basis. We will watch and discuss the course videos together, their applicability for entrepreneurs in Hungary and CEE, and have live discussions with special guests about startups, entrepreneurship, technology, and everything in between. Date: September 25, 18:00-21:00, venue: Central European University,
Source: startupcafe.hu
September 24, 2014
The US Embassy of Budapest brings Robert Mitchell to the Prezi House of Ideas. Come and listen to Robert's presentation, learn from the pioneer of crowdfunding! Robert Mitchell is an entrepreneur and crowdfunding pioneer who has been involved with Crowdfund Investing since its inception. Date: September 25, 2014 at 18:30-20:00, venue: House of Ideas (Prezi HQ).
Source: startupcafe.hu
September 24, 2014
Redefine conference will provide a platform for people that embrace today’s opportunities and, through their work, question the role and essence of design. Professionals whose hands-on experience is leading to different outputs, processes, scope, and territories for design. People who are inspiring the possibility for new definitions of design.
Source: redefineconf.com
September 09, 2014
Northern and Eastern Europe's top accelerator, Startup Sauna, is returning to Budapest on September 22 to help the most promising early-stage companies in Budapest together with Invendor! Attending teams will meet with experienced coaches, gain valuable feedback and have a chance to get selected to the accelerator program. Apply by September 16 to pitch at Startup Sauna Budapest through F6S.
Source: startupcafe.hu
September 02, 2014
The Green Mobility Conference is a cross-sector event exploiting synergies between aviation and logistics with special focus on green and sustainable innovation. Target group are cluster associations, private companies, R&D institutions, public bodies and technical experts from all over Europe.
Source: greenmobilityconference.talkb2b.net
October 30, 2014
In response to the result of the vote on mass immigration held on 9 February 2014, the European Commission had suspended negotiations on Switzerland’s association to the Horizon 2020 package and Switzerland now has the status of a third country.
September 23, 2014
Ten Hungarian startups were presented to Israeli business leaders in Tel Aviv, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today. The companies were presented to 40-50 investors at the invitation-only event that took place during Start Tel Aviv, a global competition for startups taking place this week.
September 17, 2014

On 26 September 2014 the Commission will organise a “coordinators’ day” for coordinators of successful proposals. The purpose of the event is to explain the details on the preparation and signature of grant agreements.

September 11, 2014
The prosperity of the European Union relies on its ability to provide SMEs and industry with a favourable business environment and customised support to unlock growth opportunities. Stimulating cross-sectoral cooperation and innovation as well as helping SMEs to access finance, new industrial value chains and to go international are seen as key drivers. The potential of clusters and cluster organisations, notably in emerging industries, need to be better exploited to achieve this objective. The question of how to do this and how to team up with others will be at the core of this conference.
Source: clusterconference2014.eu
August 26, 2014
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