International news and events
2017. november 09.
The New York Hungarian Scientific Society published the Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award in 2017.
2017. november 08.
This year’s largest information, networking and consortium-building forum of the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, the ICT Proposers’ Day, will take place on 9-10 November in Budapest, organised by the European Commission.
2017. november 08.
The conference organised by Knowledge4Innovation starts with pitches of the 50 most promising startups, leveraging technology to build disruptive solutions, addressing Europe's most pressing challenges. In the afternoon, different workshops e.g. on how the EU is supporting startups, how to grow and internationalise etc. will be organized.
2017. november 03.
ERRIN, the European Research and Innovation Network, is organising an entire week of Horizon 2020 project development workshops from 20th to 25th November at multiple venues in Brussels.
2017. november 03.
The updates of the H2020 Annotated Model Grant Agreement version 4.1 is available on the Participant Portal.
2017. november 03.
The European Commission is organising an information session in Brussels for Grant Coordinators, so they can learn legal aspects, business processes and IT tools used to prepare grant amendments and reports, with particular attention to the financial aspects and eligibility of costs.
2017. november 03.
The new Horizon 2020 Dashboard provides a user-friendly interactive tool for viewing statistics and data on participation in Horizon 2020 proposals and projects, such as success rates, allocated funding and much more.
2017. november 03.
The European Commission has published a communication to the British applicants to H2020, on the Participant Portal.
2017. november 03.
Digitising the European Industry (DEI) is a strategic priority of the European Commission to deliver the Digital Single Market. Within this context, the European Commission is promoting the development, exchange of good practices, and internationalisation of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) across the EU.
2017. október 19.
Upon the initiative of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office an expert group is taking part in the elaboration of the Hungarian position paper regarding the content and strategic orientations of the 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9) to be launched in 2021.
2017. október 12.

Hungary has significantly improved its position in the global competitiveness ranking of the World Economic Forum (WEF), one of the most prestigious economic rankings in the world. In the overall ranking Hungary has moved to 60 from 69, and in terms of innovation to 62 from 80. Data show improving trends in all main research, development and innovation areas. The report includes positive data relating to institutions involved in basic research, workers focusing on targeted development projects and businesses concentrating on innovation.

2017. szeptember 28.
The European Commission has launched the fifth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to award women entrepreneurs who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market.
2017. szeptember 26.
The registration to the H2020 “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials” 2018 calls Information Day is open now.
2017. szeptember 25.
For the first time, the Info Day will cover the whole “LEIT/NMBP” programme in Horizon 2020.
2017. szeptember 08.
BioTalentum Kft. was among the first winners under the EU_KP_16 call aimed to widen Hungarian participation in the EU H2020 and other European and regional funding programmes. The domestic funding of HUF 3 million (EUR 10,000) granted by the NRDI Fund enabled the company to organise an international consortium of eight members for a nanotechnology project. Their ambition has recently been fulfilled: the consortium’s “iNanoBIT” project has made it through the two-round professional assessment and garnered nearly EUR 7 million (HUF 2.17 billion) in funding from the Horizon 2020 programme.
2017. szeptember 08.
The Commission will organise a “Coordinators’ Day” for coordinators of successful proposals on 27 September 2017.
2017. augusztus 02.
The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union hosted the meeting of the European Union’s Competitiveness Council (COMPET) on 25 July 2017 where József Pálinkás, President of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office of Hungary argued for the positive effects of R&D on economic growth and for the importance of an enhaced coordination between national and EU funding programmes.
2017. július 27.
József Pálinkás and Klement Tockner, President of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), agreed on further publication of joint calls for research proposals in Vienna on July 14.
2017. július 25.
The event offers a chance for businesses, researchers and knowledge institutes to meet new partners and outline innovative solutions and collaborative investments, cross regional project proposals in the fields of Industry 4.0.
2017. július 21.
On behalf of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Science|Business invites you to take a survey regarding the importance and future of European research and innovation.
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