The Hungarian Government agreed on the adoption of the National Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) and the Research Infrastructures in Hungary documents (Government Decision 1640/2014). The preparation of a smart specialisation strategy is a precondition to receiving the 2.3 bn EUR financial support for research, development and innovation from the European Union. This budget is almost twice the amount that was available in the previous programming period (2007-2013).
2014. november 18.

Azerbajdzsáni Nemzeti Tudományos Akadémia
As an episode of the Hungarian-Azerbaijani bilateral Business Forum linked to the official visit of H. E. Ilham Aliyev, president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, a memorandum of understanding has been signed between the National Innovation Office (NIO) of Hungary and the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences (ANAS).
2014. november 11.
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
2014. október 03.
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.
2014. szeptember 16.
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).
2014. július 02.
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
2014. szeptember 03.
Stretch is a leadership and management conference to learn from the best and stretch yourself. Join us in Budapest, Hungary this December and get inspired by stories from leaders in great organizations as they talk about the challenges of leadership coming from within the team. This year we will invite great individual performers and great collaborators to show everyone how to stretch themselves. This will enable you to change your mindset and improve your soft skills to have a great impact on your teams, your communities and on your own life.
2014. november 17.
H. E. Junichi KOSUGE, Ambassador of Japan to Hungary and László Lovász, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences cordially invites you to the seminar „Material Research Strategy and Structural Materials in Japan” and the following reception to be organised as a distinguished event of the Hungarian Science Festival and on the occasion of 2014 V4+Japan exchange year.
2014. november 12.
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 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.
2014. október 03.
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: November 13, 18:00-21:00, venue: Central European University,
2014. szeptember 24.
We’re proud to announce the European Chapter of the famous Page Fights landing page competition! Oli Gardner of Unbounce and Peep Laja of ConversionXL are back with German optimization wiz, André Morys of WebArts. Throw your landing page into the ring for the chance be crowned the first European Landing Page Champion and win a trip to Las Vegas with the European Startup Seed Investor, Traction Tribe. Deadline: 12.00 PM PST, 25th of November.
2014. november 13.
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.
2014. október 30.
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.
2014. szeptember 23.
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.
2014. szeptember 17.

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.

2014. szeptember 11.
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