9:00 - 9:30 | Conference registration and warm-up coffee

9:30 - 9:40 Welcome speech: László Nádai, Vice-Rector of Óbuda University
9:40 - 10:10 Keynote speech: Dale A. Martin, CEO of Siemens Hungary
10:10 - 11:30 V4 Roundtable: UBC to Develop a Knowledge Based Society - challenges and solutions Hungary: ISTVÁN SZABÓ - Director of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Capacities Czech Republic: ALEŠ VLK - Director of Tertiary Education & Research Institute, Prague Poland: GEDEON W. WERNER - President, Aquarius Management Fund Slovakia: JURAJ HOŠTÁK - Ministry of National Economy of Slovakia / E&Y Prague +1 from Brussels: ELIZABETH KRAHULECZ - Head of EMEIA Public Policy Office, E&Y MODERATED BY: MÁRTA HOLLÓ - MBA / TV ANCHOR

11:30 - 11:50 | Coffee break

11:50 - 13:00 RDI cooperation models, good paractices New Approaches in Educational Cooperation
Elizabeth Krahulecz (BE, E&Y, Head of EMEIA Public Policy Office): Megatrends – the future of work Stanislav Dyrda (PL, Warsaw University of Technology): Selected problems of Business Academia cooperation in Poland within the Polish Innovation System
László Ábráham (HU, National Instruments Hungary, CEO): How a couple of students measured one of the coldest places of the Universe, National Instrument's Innovation Program Belinda Hödl (AT, The Austrian Federal Economic Chamber): Lost in Translation – How to Bridge the Gap
Anna-Marie Vilamovska (BG, Working Ideas, CEO): Universities embracing vocational education schools - learning faster, learning more Emilija Stojmenova Duh (SI, University of Ljubljana): Fablab Network Slovenia - National reference network of prototyping labaoratories to boost innovation and creativity in the region
Zoltán Kolozsváry (RO, Sapentia University, Professor): The critical role of education in the chain of innovation-education-production Ivan Nenad Mihajlović (SR, University of Belgrade): Entrepreneurial University – Synergy of entrepreneurial actions of academicians – is it possible?

13:00 - 14:00 | Lunch / Networking

14:00 - 15:40 Workshop (limited to 40 participants) RDI cooperation models, good paractices
Developing knowledge transfer, engagement or collaboration between university and business

Moderated by: Todd Davey (Munich Business School) Balzhan Orazbayeva (Munster University of Applied Sciences)

Senate Hall (Upper Building)

Aleš Vlk (CZ, Tertiary education and research Institute): Challanges and main barriers of RDI cooperation: Case study of Czech Republic
Gedeon W. Werner (PL, Aquarius Fund, Quinnipiac University): US-V4 University-Business Cooperation: a path to American commercialization. Quinnipiac’s Experience
Ladislav Mura (SK, Pan European University in Bratislava): Networking of Scientific and Academic Teams and Cooperation with Business Practice: evidence from Slovak and Czech Republic
Juraj Hostak (CZ, E&Y Prague, InnovEYtion Hub): Open Innovation
Neven Vrček (HR, Universty of Zagreb): Project activities and opportunities for collaboration with Faculty of Organization and Informatics

15:40 – 16:00 | Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00 Workshop (continued) New Approaches in Educational Cooperation
Developing knowledge transfer, engagement or collaboration between university and business

Moderated by: Todd Davey (Munich Business School, OECD) Balzhan Orazbayeva (Münster University, OECD)

Senate Hall (Upper Building)

István Komlósi (HU, University of Debrecen): Extended opportunities for the Visegrad University Association
Monika Pogátsnik (HU, Óbuda University): The benefits of the Dual training for students, for companies and for universities

19:00 - 21:00 | Conference dinner - Art'otel (Budapest, Bem rkp. 16-19, 1011)

8:30 - 9:00 | Warm-up coffee

9:00 - 9:30 Keynote speech: Gábor Orbán, CEO of Gedeon Richter Plc. (HU)
9:30 - 10:00 Keynote speech: Martin Kern, (EU, Director, European Institute of Innovation and Technology)
10:00- 10:20 Keynote speech: Amiram Porath (IL, Israel Innovation Authority): Collaborative Research - the Israeli practice
10:20 - 11:40 Roundtable: How to understand each-other? Can we build on the startup surge?
Participants: Belinda Hödl (AT, Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce), Imre Hild (HU, CEO of Global Traction), Márton Kiss (HU, Semmelweis Medical University ), Weronika Przecherska (PL, Digital Economy Lab), Jozef Ristvej (SK, University of Žilina), Emilija Stojmenova Duh (SI, University of Ljubljana)

Moderated by: László Korányi (HU, Óbuda University)

11:30 - 12:00 | Coffee break

12:00 - 13:30 RDI cooperation models, good paractices New Approaches in Educational Cooperation
Andrea-Rosalinde Hofer (OECD): HEInnovate - Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education in Central Europe(via Skype) Zsolt Marosvári (Nokia Hungary): Invent with Nokia
Kornélia Lazányi (HU, Óbuda University): Win-win - How to involve companies in higher education? Anton Habjanič (SI, University of Maribor): Alternative ways of generating revenues for the implementation of technology transfer activities at public research organizations
Andrzej Kurkiewicz (PL, Ministry of Science and Education): The practical studies within the higher education system in Poland Weronika Przecherska (Pl, Digital Economy Lab): How to find, educate, and promote future startup founders?
Tamás Hetényi (HU, Head of Space Applications, BHE Electronics Ltd.) and Károly Kazi (HU, CEO of BHE Electronics Ltd.): Theory and Practice: BHE's cooperation with educational organizations Luboš Smrcka (CZ, University of Economics, Prague): The problems of cooperation of scientific workplaces with state institutions
13:30 - 13:45 Closing remarks: Ádám Szigeti, Chancellor of Óbuda University, Founder of CUBCCE Conference

13:45 - 15:00 | Networking Lunch

Conference on University and Business Cooperation in Central Europe

Event date

4-5 Dec, 2017


Bécsi út 96/B
Budapest 1034

Conference fees

an event open to all conference participants