Raising I&E Awareness -course for PhDs in Budapest, 18-19 Sept

PhD Students in Budapest

The EIT ICT Labs Budapest Doctoral Training Centre is organizing a „Raising I&E Awareness” course on the 18-19 September 2014 in Budapest.

The two day long course is announced for all doctoral students of the EIT ICT Labs partner universities and Doctoral Training Centers.

Goals & content

The „Raising I&E Awareness” is the first course in the doctoral training of the „EIT ICT Labs Doctoral School in ICT Innovation”. The objective of the course is to create an entrepreneurial mind-set and to foster the entrepreneurial spirit among the doctoral students and to make them aware of the exploitation potential of their research.

The intended learning outcomes of this introduction course include the following:

  • The ability to differentiate different perspectives on academic entrepreneurship.
  • The ability to see the possibilities connected to high-technology entrepreneurship (certain thematic areas).
  • Raise awareness of the exploitation potential of their research.
  • The ability to define entrepreneurship in ICT context.
  • The ability to apply the basic business concepts.
  • The ability to define the business environment (local vs. global industry).
  • The ability to differentiate the importance and different roles that new ventures and business activities play in the national economy.
  • The ability to recognize recent business trends in ICT and business markets in general and in their discipline in detail.
  • To improve entrepreneurial spirit and entrepreneurial mind-set.

Preliminary programme

18 September 2014, Thursday

08:30 - 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome & Opening

09:15 - 10:00

Innovation and academia - lecture

10:00 - 12:00

Group Assignment I. – „Human Capital – Your Main Asset”

12:00 - 13:00

Working Lunch

13:00 - 14:30

Industry and Innovation – presentations from industry representatives

14:30 - 14:45


14:45 - 16:45

Group Assignment II. - “Go-to-Market – The GO-NO GO problem”

16:45 - 17:00

Wrap up of the first day


Social Programme: Dinner, A38 Ship


19 September 2014, Friday

08:30 - 09:00


09:00 - 10:00

Trends, high technology - lecture

10:00 - 12:00

Group Assigment III. – „People Skills”

12:00 - 13:00

Working Lunch

13:00 - 15:00

Group Assignment IV.

15:00 - 15:15


15:15 - 16:45

Round table discussions with student Q&A

16:45 - 17:00

Wrap up of the second day





EIT ICT LABS KIC Budapest Associate Partner Group

H - 1117 Budapest, Bogdánfy utca 10/A (entry form Bogdánfy utca and Warga László út corner)


The deadline for registration is Thursday 8 September 2014. To register please send an e-mail to Mr. Bálint Fügi, DTC administrator:

The number of participants is limited. Registration is binding. Lectures, social program and serving are free of charge for the participants, as described in the program.

Contact information:

Should You have any questions about the event, please send an e-mail to Mr. Bálint Fügi


Phone: 36-1-381-2299

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