LC Innoconsult International H2020 project is selected for funding
The results of the March cut-off date Horizon 2020 NMP 2 – 2015 proposals have been published. We are proud to have taken part in the elaboration of the project proposal and that LC Innoconsult International gave its contribution as a member of the consortium. The OPTINANOPRO project will develop different approaches for the introduction of nanotechnology into packaging, automotive and photovoltaic materials processing lines. The total budget of the project is 7.3 million EUR. Lead partner is IRIS (Innovacio i Recerca Industrial i Sostenible), main members are Fraunhofer Institute, ITENE, ASCAMM, BIONICIA and MBN nanomaterialia S.p.A.. The consortium has 15 members. Main task of LC Innoconsult International is to help the exploitation of the project results, and their proper IP protection.
CoachCom2020 Coach-KAM Forum
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi participated as an invited coach in the CoachCom2020 Coach-KAM Forum in Brussels on 10 June 2015. The event was hosted by EASME H2020 SME and operated by the team of the CoachCom project.
CLAFIS project seminar in Linz
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi, as a member of the Expert Team under the ESIC2 (Exploitation Strategy and Innovation Consultants) project issued by the European Commission, prepared and delivered an Exploitation Strategy Seminar (ESS) for the following FP7 NMP project:
- CLAFIS - Crop, Livestock and Forests Integrated System for Intelligent Automation (ESS held on 08.06.2015, Linz, Austria)
Horizon 2020 training in Skopje
Dr. Peter Mogyorosi participated as an invited trainer in a Horizon 2020 training course in Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 1-5 June 2015.
- Main parts of the training:
- Horizon 2020
- General call information
- How to write a project proposal?
- Fast Track to Innovation Pilot description and case study
- SME Instrument description and case study
- Non-technical issues
- Other regional calls
- NCP systems in selected small countries
3rd Coach Community Event in Brussels
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi participated as an invited coach in the 3rd Coach Community Event in Brussels on 29-30 April 2015. The event was hosted by EASME H2020 SME and operated by the team of the CoachCom project.
2nd International Business Forum in Kaliningrad
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi participated in the 2nd International Business Forum on the WTO Law in Kaliningrad on 25-27 March 2015. Our CEO delivered a presentation in the following topic: Technology transfer as a basis for growth process.
H-HOUSE project seminar in Stockholm
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi, as a member of the Expert Team under the ESIC2 (Exploitation Strategy and Innovation Consultants) project, participated in an ESS (Exploitation Strategy Seminars) seminar in Stockholm, Sweden on 4 march 2015.
ESS seminars in Budapest and Trondheim
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi, as a member of the Expert Team under the ESIC2 (Exploitation Strategy and Innovation Consultants) project issued by the European Commision, prepared and delivered two Exploitation Strategy Seminars (ESS) for the next FP7 NMP projects:
- OLIPHA – A novel and efficient method for the production of polyhydroxyalkanoate polymer-based packaging from olive oil waste water (ESS held on 10.02.2015, Budapest, Hungary)
- PROFICIENT – SME network business model for collective self-organised processes in the construction and retrofit of energy-efficient residential districts (ESS held on 18.02.2015, Trondheim, Norway)
Coaching service for international start-ups
As part of the PROFIS project, Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research organised an International start-up competition on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2014 in Budapest. Five of the most prosperous ideas in the field of information-technology were selected. As an award, they received coaching service, provided by our company, LC Innoconsult International. The aim of the coaching service was to support the start-ups technology development by providing them consultation about business plan creation and crucial information about application opportunities and venture capital investments.
2nd workshop of the CENILS project in Prague
Our general manager, Dr. Peter Mogyorósi as a chairman, participated in the 2nd workshop of the CENILS project on 11 december 2014.
BIOBUILD project seminar in Utrecht
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi, as a member of the Expert Team under the ESIC2 (Exploitation Strategy and Innovation Consultants) project, participated in an ESS (Exploitation Strategy Seminars) seminar in Utrecht, Netherlands on 3 december 2014.
ESS seminars in Modena and Munich
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi, as a member of the Expert Team under the ESIC2 (Exploitation Strategy and Innovation Consultants) project issued by the European Commision, prepared and delivered two Exploitation Strategy Seminars (ESS) for the following FP7 NMP projects:
- ACTICOSPACK – Reducing the levels of preservatives in cosmetic products through active packaging technologies (ESS held on 20.11.2014, Modena, Italy)
- APPS4AME – Engineering Apps for advanced Manufacturing Engineering (ESS held on 27.11.2014, Munich, Germany)
Our collegue, Katarina Nagyova delivered a technology transfer training in Kaliningrad
Our colleague, Katarína Nagyová participated as an invited trainer in a training, which was organized by representatives of the Enterprise Europe Network in Kaliningrad, Russia, 19-20 November 2014. The topic of training for small and medium-sized enterprises was "The technology transfer opportunities to increase export potential of the Kaliningrad region."
Dragon-STAR: "Dragon - Sustaining Technology & Research
Our General Manager, Dr. Peter Mogyorósi participated in the event of the framework Dragon - Sustaining Technology and Research (Dragon-STAR) project in three locations in China, which was supported by the European Commission. Dragon-STAR project was realized with the co-operation of China and the European Union. The project aims to support the two-party negotiation and cooperation between China and the EU Member States. The business meetings and round table discussions were held at the following three times and venues:
- Chengdu: 21-23 October 2014.
- Zhongshan: 24-25 October 2014.
- Peking: 27-28 October 2014.
H2020 proposal at LC Innoconsult International
LC Innoconsult International submitted the first H2020 SME Instrument proposal for grants of Phase 2 on 9th October this year. The funding rate is 70% the maximum grant amount is EUR 2,500,000. Regarding the information from EU Officials 580 applications were sent to the first cut-off date from all over Europe. The SME Instrument is available in almost every work programmes of H2020, the calls are still open. The next cut-off date for Phase 1 and Phase 2 is 17/12/2014.
Dr. Peter Mogyorosi participated as a trainer in the technology transfer training course 5-Day Skills Development Course for the Technology Transfer and Innovation Support Professionals organized by TII
Dr. Peter Mogyorosi participated as a trainer in the technology transfer training course 5-Day Skills Development Course for the Technology Transfer and Innovation Support Professionals organized by TII (Technology Innovation International). The aim of the training was providing ready-to-use, practical methodologies which can be applied in the TT and innovation support intermediary’s everyday work assignments. The training course was held in Aarhus, Denmark on 29 Sept. – 3 October 2014 with support of Danish Technological Institute. During the presentation the commercialisation process of intellectual properties was shared. Content of the presentation:
- Publication vs. commercialisation
- Internal utilization
- Evaluation / benchmarking / audit of IP
- IP protection
- Valuation of IP
- Means of commercialisation: spin-off vs. licensing out
- Licensing out (types of license agreements)
- Establishment of spin-off
H2020 project elaborated by LC Innoconsult International is selected for funding
The evaluation of proposals submitted before the first cut-off date of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 1 is over. There was considerable interest for this call aims to support innovative SMEs. More than 2600 project proposals were submitted, only 6% of them (i.e. 155 projects) are selected for funding. Spain and the United Kingdom had the most projects selected, while there are only 3 favorably evaluated Hungarian projects out of 166 proposals submitted, which means lower than 2% success rate. Despite this low rate, we are glad to announce that LC Innoconsult Internation took part in the elaboration and submission of a selected project proposal. In this innovation project, our partner, Biopolus Technológiák Zrt. will bring to market a high-yield, highly automated aeroponic plant cultivation system which is suitable for resource efficient, high quality vegetable and fruit production independent from weather conditions by using nutrient mist. In this phase the company will receive €50,000 grant amount, with 70% funding rate, to finance a feasibility study of the project.
First H2020 proposals at LC Innoconsult International
LC Innoconsult International submitted the first H2020 SME Instrument proposals for three of its clients on 18th June this year. The proposals were applied for grants of Phase 1. The funding rate is 70% the maximum grant amount is EUR 50,000. Regarding the information from EU Officials more than 2,500 applications were sent to the first cut-off date from all over Europe. The SME Instrument is available in almost every work programmes of H2020, the calls are still open. The next cut-off date for Phase 1 is 24/9/2014 and the first cut-off date for Phase 2 is 9/10/2014.
Dr. Peter Mogyorosi participated in the conference Smart, Sustainable Innovation: the Global Perspective organized by the HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht.
The annual conference of TII was held in Utrecht, Netherlands on 13-14 May 2014. The event brought together an audience of sustainability experts and innovation management professionals beyond. The program was built on eight sessions covering various topics:
- Smart Sustainable Cities: The Physical Transition
- Innovation across Continents (including the TII China Chapter)
- Social Innovation and New Forms of Entrepreneurship
- Circular Economy
- Smart Sustainable Cities: Policy and Regulatory Transition
- Science2Business for Smart Growth
- Smart Sustainable Cities: The Social Design
- Open Innovation Accelerators
Training course on Research management and Utilization of research results finished at University of Szeged.
Organized by our company, we finished our 12-day training course on innovation management at University of Szeged. The training for researchers and other University employees gave the opportunity to widenen their knowledge in different aspects of research managemgent and commercializaton of research results, delivered by our professionals and guest trainers.
- basics of project management, management of R&D projects
- cration of applications for proposals
- introduction of Horizon 2020
- University-Industry cooperation, clusters
- Intellectual Property Proteciton
- Commercialization process
- Spin-off and Start-up management, SME management
- Financing of companies
- Venture capital
LC Innoconsult International joined INSME - International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises.
Dr. Peter Mogyorósi participated in the Innovation Management Assessment seminar organized by A.T. Kearney in Düsseldorf.
Our company launched a new training program in connection with Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
Horizon 2020, The New EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation provides several opportunities to researchers and businesses for the support of their innovation processes. Since the programme is extremely complex and wide-ranging, navigating through it is no easy matter. We combined our experiences in international proposal writing and our expertise in innovation management during compiling the training.
- General overview of the Horizon 2020 programme and its predecessors
- Novelties of Horizon 2020
- The pillars and calls of Horizon 2020
- How do we find the calls suitable for us?
- Conditions of participation
- Financial aspects
- Consortium and international relationship building
- Project development
- Project implementation
- Project management
The Boston based Primary Care Innovation Consulting and LC Innoconsult International formed strategic partnership
The Boston based Primary Care Innovation Consulting and LC Innoconsult International formed strategic partnership in December 2013. The two companies cooperate in the field of Technology transfer, Joint R&D project development, Trainings and many more.
Workshops in November to promote the commercialisation of results created in the framework of the FP7 and NMP projects
Dr. Péter Mogyorósi participated as chair and as presenter in the workshops of three FP7 and NMP projects on 20 November in Ghent and 27 November in Leuven. The objective of the workshops was to identify the utilisable results created in the projects, discuss utilisation opportunities and, if applicable, draw up utilisation contracts with players in and outside the consortium. The workshops were implemented by assignment from the European Commission.
TII Presidential meeting
The company’s Managing Director participated at the TII Presidential meeting in Brussels on 14 October 2013.
Dr. Péter Mogyorósi introduced the technologies of the clients of LC Innoconsult International between 26 and 29 September at the 2013 Taipei International Invention Show & Technomart. Besides the introduction of the technologies, a detailed presentation was held on the technologies acquired in the past year and the experiences gathered during their commercialisation at the technology exhibition.
New cooperation agreement
During his visit to Nanning, our Managing Director signed a cooperation agreement with the representatives of the China-ASEAN Technology Transfer Center on 24 September. Within the framework of the agreement, LC Innoconsult International and the CATTC will tighten their relations and shall take joint steps toward disseminating and mediating both Chinese and ASEAN technologies in Europe and the technology portfolio managed by LC Innoconsult International in China and ASEAN countries. Special emphasis shall be laid on jointly organised innovation management trainings.