News article

Event for Hungarian technology companies to find out about setting up in the UK

This world location news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Innovative Hungarian companies invited to attend a conference in Budapest to highlight the advantages of setting up and running technology companies in the UK.

The Hungarian Spin-off and Start-up Association is organising a conference at the British Embassy in Budapest on 16th October 2013 for innovative Hungarian companies. The conference is in partnership with the British Embassy in Budapest, the Hungarian Association for Innovation, ICT Association of Hungary and the Hungarian Biotech Association.

Conference objectives

Hungarian companies will be able to:

  • learn about opportunities and benefits of setting up technology companies in the UK

  • hear from companies who have been successful

  • network with experts and successful business people from the UK

  • hold one-to-one meetings with speakers


8:30am to 9:00am Registration
9:00am to 9:15am Opening speech by British Ambassador Jonathan Knott
9:15am to 9:30am Opening speech by Gábor Vicze, President, Hungarian Spin-off and Start-up Association
9:30am to 9:45am Doing business in the UK by Kate Marshall, Director, Strategy, Policy & Local Engagement, Investment Group, UK Trade & Investment
9:45am to 10:15am How patent based businesses are incentivized: the Patent Box law by Tony Hughes, Sector Champion for Digital Content, UK Trade & Investment
10:15am to 10:30am Coffee break
10:30am to 11:00am Experience of a successful Hungarian company in the UK – a case study by Gergely Darvas, Member of the Board, ThalesNano Inc., Denes Csuka, Key Account Manager, MagiCom Ltd.
11:00am to 11:30am Identifying investor partners – Andrew Tarcy, Director, CE Capital
11:30am to midday London’s infamous Tech City, Accelerator Programs
midday to 12:30pm Q&A, closing
12:30pm to 13:30pm Networking lunch
13:30pm to 17:00pm One-to-one meetings (participants and speakers), pre-registration is required

*The organisers reserve the right to amend the programme.

Cost to attend

Attendance is free for members of the Hungarian Spin-off and Start-up Association, the Hungarian Association for Innovation, the ICT Association of Hungary and the Hungarian Biotech Association.

If you are not a member of the above organisations, the cost for attending is HUF 19,900 + VAT.

How to register

Register and book your one-to-one meetings by contacting Ms Hajnalka Polonyi by tel: +36 1 429 6253 or email The deadline for registering is 11th October 2013.

We can only accept a limited number of registrations on a first come first served basis.

We can only accept cancellations up until 11th October 2013. Late cancellations and no-shows will not be refunded.

Further information

The official language of the conference is English and no translation will be provided.