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Dél-koreai üzleti fórum
A successful Hungarian-Korean business technology forum was organised by the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office, the Hungarian National Trading House, The Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology and the Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency. The forum attracted the representatives of 20 Korean and 50 Hungarian enterprises. For them, the event provided an excellent opportunity for expanding the scope and potentialities of Hungarian-Korean R&D, innovation and business co-operation.
April 21, 2015
S3 térkép
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).
November 18, 2014
ANAS
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).
November 11, 2014
Innotrends 2014
One of the main objectives of the National Innovation Office is to stimulate the domestic research, development and innovation in the national economy, to support the development of the domestic stat-up ecosystem, and to promote the networking of the business sector. To reach these goals 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.
September 03, 2014
Start Tel Aviv 2014
As the result of the cooperation of the Embassy of Israel, the Tel Aviv municipality, the National Innovation Office and the Design Terminal, one Hungarian start-up company founder is given the chance to travel to Start Tel Aviv 2014, the most prestigious international professional programme series. The organizers are looking for Hungarian seed stage companies from the Web, Mobile or Security sector. Application can be sent until the 30th June, 2014.
June 06, 2014
Hungarian news
The ‘INNOVEIT 2015 – The EIT Innovation Forum’ combines a set of activities which were organised as separate events in the past: the EIT Stakeholder Forum, the EIT Awards, the EIT Roundtables and the EIT Alumni Connect event. During three days, INNOVEIT 2015 will bring together 600 participants comprised of start-ups, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, higher education and research institutes, EU, national and regional policy makers, as well as over 100 entrepreneurial students and graduates.
At a Startup Sauna Local Event, local early stage startups will receive honest feedback and advice from coaches, who are experienced serial entrepreneurs and investors. By impressing the coaches, attending startups have the opportunity to be shortlisted for the Startup Sauna acceleration program held during May 2015 in Helsinki, Finland.
Source: startupsauna.com
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.
Source: stretchcon.com
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.
Source: stretchcon.com
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.
International news
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) will hold Korea Eureka Day 2015 in Seoul, Korea for three days from 20 to 22 May. This event will focus on exploring the ways to enhance Korea-Europe technological collaboration and generate joint R&D projects among industry, academia and research organisations.
Source: eureka2015.kr
JRC is waiting for the application of experienced (at least 5 yrs.) researchers into its pool of applicants. The selection consists of an interview and an EPSO (European Personnel Selection Office) test. The EU Commission enters into a maximum 6 year contract with the successful applicants.
The European Commission has selected 94 SMEs from 19 countries to each receive a grant of up to €2.5 million (€5 million for health projects) to finance innovation activities and the development of their business plans. The companies will also be entitled to benefit from up to 12 days of business coaching.
Source: ec.europa.eu
293 SMEs from 30 countries have been selected in the latest round of under Phase 1 of the SME Instrument. For each project, the participants will receive €50,000 to finance feasibility studies. They can also request up to three days of business coaching. For this phase, the Commission received 2,363 proposals by the third cut-off date of Phase 1 on 17 December 2014. 320 received an evaluation score above the application threshold and 259 or 81% have been selected for funding.
Source: ec.europa.eu
DRIVER's project partners Pôle Risques and ARTTIC organise an international workshop on Innovation for Crisis Management (I4CM). This event aims at sharing best practices between crisis management professionals from all over Europe. The objective is to support innovation by highlighting technological development needs and experimentation benefits; and enlarge the DRIVER Community. The DRIVER Community includes crisis management practitioners, policy makers, technology suppliers and the citizenry and will enable an intensive collaboration with and between these crisis management stakeholders.
Source: eurtd.com
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05
INNOVEIT 2015
Budapest Congress Centre, Hungary
May
12
BIOMED 2015
Tel-Aviv, Israel
May
20
Korea Eureka Day
Grand Hyatt Seoul, Korea
May
26
International Workshop on Innovation for Crisis Management
Villa Méditerranée, Marseille, France
May
27
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