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Global Research Council
The annual meeting of the Global Research Council, consisting of most of the world’s research funding organizations, is hosted by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the National Research Foundation South Africa in Tokyo on May 26–28, 2015.
May 28, 2015
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
Hungarian news
COST are delighted to host the Introduction to the COST Framework Programme, an information session exclusively dedicated to researchers, engineers and scholars of all scientific and technology fields working in Hungary, on 16 June 2015, at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary).
Source: cost.eu
First Monday is the monthly gathering of the Budapest startup community, organised by the European Entrepreneurship Foundation. Participants of the EEF accelerator course started the movement, 3 years ago. Since then, First Monday events have become the ultimate networking platform, where startuppers, wannabees meet business angel, venture capital guys and serial entrepreneurs who typically become entrepreneurial investors themselves.
Source: startupcafe.hu
The Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (HVCA) is pleased to announce its 2015 conference on Private Equity, Venture Capital and Corporate Finance in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This year’s event is titled, “Certainty in Uncertain Times.” The keynote speaker will be George A. Papandreou (former Prime Minister of Greece from 2009 to 2011). Date of the conference: June 11, 2015
Source: hvca.hu
The eDigiregion International Conference is an annual event supported by the European Commission that presents novel approaches of businesses and policy makers to reap the benefits of the digital innovation ecosystems. The eDigiregion International Conference will exchanges experience on smart specialisation initiatives, and business models that have contributed to boosting regional innovation ecosystems based on advances in information and communication technologies.
First Monday is the monthly gathering of the Budapest startup community, organised by the European Entrepreneurship Foundation. Participants of the EEF accelerator course started the movement, 3 years ago. Since then, First Monday events have become the ultimate networking platform, where startuppers, wannabees meet business angel, venture capital guys and serial entrepreneurs who typically become entrepreneurial investors themselves.
Source: startupcafe.hu
International news
A comprehensive assessment of the European environment's state, trends and prospects, in a global context. The synthesis report informs future European environmental policy in general and its implementation between 2015 and 2020 in particular. It includes a reflection on the European environment in a global context, as well as chapters summarising the state of, trends in, and prospects for the environment in Europe.
Source: eea.europa.eu
The French and UK National Contact Points for NMP and Enterprise Europe Network Pays de la Loire organise a European Brokerage Event with the objectives to draw lessons from the first Horizon 2020 calls in 2014-2015 and anticipate the second round of calls for 2016-2017. It is the opportunity for all participants to inform their peers in the European community about their project ideas and expert profiles, and to meet with representatives from SMEs, large enterprises and academics who could become future partners.
Source: b2match.eu
The EuroNanoForum 2015 is a meeting point for industry, science and policy. Strengthening European competitiveness and supporting its re-industrialisation, it showcases innovation as driver for economic growth, presents new technologies arising from nanotechnologies and advanced materials, and discusses the new applications and commercialisation potential for these technologies.
Source: euronanoforum2015.eu
Factories of the Future is a public-private partnership between the European Commission and the research and innovation community aiming at delivering the technologies needed for the new sustainable and competitive manufacturing in Europe. Factories of the Future initiative is implemented under Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. International Networking Day on Factories of the Future co-organized by National Center for Research and development (NCBR) and the National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EC (KPK PB UE) aims to present the European and Polish research and innovation opportunities in the area of manufacturing, as well as to increase synergy between EU and national funds.
Source: b2bharmo.com
The European conference on digital and key enabling technologies skills aims to become an interactive platform for exchanging opinions and co-creating solutions on the skills issues in key enabling technologies (KETs) and ICT and to bring together the representatives of all key stakeholder groups. The conference is organised in the context of two initiatives of the European Commission, namely KETs skills and e-leadership initiatives.
Source: leadership2015.eu
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First Monday, June
Design Terminal, Budapest, Erzsébet tér 13.
Jun
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BIOMEDICA 2015
Belgium, Genk, C-mine Conference Center
Jun
10
EuroNanoForum 2015
Riga, Latvia
Jun
11
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