R&D - Innovation

Grant Money for R+D Projects Rises to HUF 111 Billion in 2009-2010

Some HUF 111 billion will be available for R+D projects in 2009-2010 under the New Hungary Development Plan.

ITD Hungary Visits Barcelona GSMA Mobile World Congress

Four companies arrived to Spain to introduce their infocommunication products at the Congress opened on February 16th, 2009.

Hungary Offers 30 pct of the Initial Investments to Build ESS in Debrecen

Debrecen  was nominated as the host town for the grandiose ESS pan-European project.

Ernst and Young Names Music Festival Organizer Entrepreneur of Year

Consultancy Ernst and Young named Karoly Gerendai, managing director of Sziget, which organises Hungary's biggest summer music festival, Entrepreneur of the Year at a gala evening on January 25th.


NHH Asks for More Information from Bidders in Mobile Frequencies Tender

On Friday Hungary's National Telecommunications Authority (NHH) asked bidders in a tender for new mobile communications frequencies to submit further information, daily Nepszabadsag reported on January 23rd.


Government support to retain R+D staff

The government will soon offer support to companies to retain their R+D staff, National Development and Economy Minister Gordon Bajnai said after a meeting of the Auto Industry Competitiveness Working Group on January 21st.


Hungary and Israel Sign Cooperation Agreement on Industrial R+D

Hungary's Research and Development Minister Karoly Molnar signed a cooperation agreement on R+D in the industrial sector with Israel's industry minister Eli Yishai in Jerusalem on January 19th 2009.


T-Mobile Makedonija Wins UMTS (3G) License

UMTS license was granted to T-Mobile Makedonija AD Skopje by the Macedonian Agency for Electronic Communication.


Continental Tobacco Unit Receives HUF 135m in State Support

The Hungarian unit of Continental Tobacco announced that the government had granted HUF 135 million for its technological investment.


Antenna Hungaria to Launch Mobile Television Services Next Spring

Swisscom-owned broadcasting company Antenna Hungaria (AH) is planning to launch mobile television services in April or May of 2009, AH segment Director Rudolf Karpati said on December 12, 2008. 

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