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Wed, Dec 16


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Happy Holidays! - Pitch Event

For our next session, we invite the Texan Innovation Ecosystem to join us and celebrate the end of the year with new and bright ideas from Hungarian innovators.

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Happy Holidays! - Pitch Event
Happy Holidays! - Pitch Event

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Dec 16, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM CST

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About the Event

Happy Holidays! - Pitch Event

Virtual Conference Sessions of The Vice-Consulate of Hungary in Houston


Before we go to our well-deserved holidays and celebrate the end of this utterly unusual year of 2020, The Vice-Consulate of Hungary invites you to an online pitch event. We will be showcasing ingenuity from Hungary, this time from an all-technology perspective.

Hungary has never lacked for talent; it's one of the best-kept secrets, that we have a long tradition in innovation, capability and creativity. According to Wikipedia, Hungary ranks 13th in the list of Nobel laureates per capita of countries, a position which shares with Germany and exceeds countries like US, France, Netherlands or Canada.

For our next session, we invite the Texan Innovation Ecosystem to join us and celebrate the end of the year with new and bright ideas from Hungarian innovators.


Wednesday, December 16, 2020

04:00 p.m. Central European Time (CET), Hungary

09:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), Texas

Detailed agenda (CDT):

09:00 – 09:05   Welcome remarks by Gábor Markocsány, Consul

09:05 – 09:10   Poliloop

09:10 – 09:15   Teqball

09:15 – 09:20   Motivive

09:20 – 09:25   Haris Digital

09:25 – 09:30   Precognox

09:30 – 09:35   BlackBelt

09:35 – 09:40   Tungsram

09:40 – 09:50   Q&A

More details:

Poliloop seeks to change the way that plastic waste is treated with natural solutions for a circular tomorrow. Poliloop uses the power of nature to offer a carbon-negative alternative to landfilling and incineration.

Teqball is a Hungarian sports innovation, the fastest growing sport in the world with just obtaining the full GAISF membership status on the way to becoming an Olympic sport. Furthermore, 4 other - similarly to teqball, no physical contact 2 to 6 players - games can be played on the revolutionary multipurpose sports equipment (teqis, teqpong, teqvoly and qatch), indoor-outdoor, to maintain health and bring people together in a safe way.

Motivive is a web application, contains challenges that employees can complete in their daily work. The meeting of challenges unfolds an engaging story. The built in gamification mechanism enables people to redesign their habits in a fun and engaging way.

Haris Digital is an easy to scale IoT + AI-driven efficiency improvement tool for the manufacturing industry. An award winning, international and innovative engineering team with proven domain knowledge and management

Precognox is a high-end consulting firm located in Kaposvar, Hungary, specializing in automation of knowledge work through state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Enterprise Search technologies. It is also a software development company coding mostly in Java and JavaScript, working on international development projects since 2008.

BlackBelt, is a Hungarian software innovation company, with over 200 IT experts, is one of the most dynamically growing enterprise in the country. We utilize our own developed low-coding platform, JUDO, replacing the majority of traditional programming (e.g. hand-coding) activities done by human developers with software robotics (automated programming) in a model where human developers only need to do critical tasks. It allows rapid prototyping and fast software developments resulting in first prototypes in 2 weeks, first software release to users (minimum viable product; MVP) in 2 months.

Tungsram, an iconic name has returned to the global market as an innovative, premium European brand with the acquisition of GE Lighting's Europe, Middle East, Africa and Turkey general lighting business along with the global automotive operation. „Innovation is our heritage” – is the core belief of the new management, reinvigorating a 125-year-old tradition of playing a leading role in manufacturing technology and service solutions. While still strengthening the lighting core of its business, Tungsram Group invests into future-safe technologies and dynamically growing global markets to contribute to the human well-being, such as agritech and smart solutions, aviation, smart cities, and healthcare.

Sponsored by the Hungarian-American Chamber of Commerce in Texas (HACCTX)

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