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Hungarian-Chinese framework agreement on education to be extended to cooperation in vocational training

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 12, 2019 9:00 PM

The framework agreement on education between Hungary and China will also be extended to cooperation in vocational training, Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics told the Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday in Beijing.

New Hungarian-Chinese agreements concluded in Beijing in fields of innovation, research and logistics

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 12, 2019 8:00 PM

On Tuesday in Beijing, on the occasion of the signing of further cooperation agreements, Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics reported results which serve to further strengthen cooperation between Hungary and China in the fields of investments, the emergence of Chinese companies in Hungary, transport, education and research, finance and culture.

Hungary could host MotoGP races from 2022

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 9, 2019 8:00 PM

“Hungary could start hosting MotoGP races beginning in 2022”, Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics announced at Saturday’s rounds of the European Rally Championships taking place in and around Nyiregyhaza.

Finals of World Robot Olympiad begin in Győr

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 8, 2019 9:00 PM

The finals of World Robot Olympiad (WRO) world robot construction and programming competition began on Friday evening in Győr with the participation of contestants from 74 countries. This is the first time the global competition has been held in Europe.

Hungary is also striving to achieve a leading role in drone technology

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 8, 2019 9:00 PM

“The application opportunities and economic effects of unmanned aircraft are significant in global comparison, and accordingly Hungary is also striving to achieve a leading tole in the development of drone technology”, Minister for innovation and Technology László Palkovics declared on Friday at the HungaroControl drone conference in Budapest.

European Union Aviation Safety Agency to open office in Budapest

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 8, 2019 8:00 PM

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will open a contact office in Hungary; the agreement on the foundation of the office was signed by Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics and EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky on 8 November 2019 in Budapest.

Common take-off points could assure the future of the Hungarian and Bavarian economies

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 8, 2019 12:59 PM

“The Hungarian and Bavarian governments are thinking along the same lines while planning to renew their economies and improve their competitiveness”, Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics stated in Budapest on 8 November, following a meeting with Edmund Stoiber to discuss future innovation challenges initiated by the former Bavarian Minister President.

Retail turnover has been continuously increasing for 75 months

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 6, 2019 4:23 PM

“Retail turnover has been continuously increasing for 75 months, which means that people are now realising their postponed purchases, and thanks to the increase in incomes this trend will be continuing in the upcoming period”, State Secretary Péter Cseresznyés from the Ministry for Innovation and Technology said on Hungarian M1 current affairs television on Wednesday with relation to the latest data published by the Central Statistical Office (KSH).

Teachers in vocational training can expect to receive an average salary increase of 30 percent

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 5, 2019 8:00 PM

The Ministry for Innovation and Technology remains open to negotiations in the interests of the development of the vocational training system. According to a new bill recently put before Parliament, teachers working in vocational training can expect to receive an average salary increase of 30 percent from July 2020, for which the government is earmarking additional annual funding of 35 billion forints (EUR 106 million). During the past few days the Ministry has also held talks about its plans with the two largest teacher interest representation organisations, the Trade Union of Teachers and the Democratic Trade Union of Teachers.

We are helping Hungarian small and medium-sized business to appear on the international market

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, November 5, 2019 6:00 PM

The Hungarian SME Strategy, which was developed with the involvement of 1000 enterprises, was presented on Tuesday. In his opening lecture, Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics said: “The reinforcement and increased export revenues of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) is being facilitated via training courses, digital development projects and tax cuts”.