“We believe that by implementing our recommendations, Hungary’s expenditure on R&D can be doubled,” says Dr. Lajos Reich, head of the Innovation Working Group of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Hungary. On March 20, AmCham presented a position paper with recommendations how R&D and innovation, the pillars for national competitiveness, can be boosted.
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Guest post by Zsuzsanna Szelényi, international human development expert
While women and men show many similarities as leaders, they tend to have different ways of communicating, influencing and managing, according to scientific research. The feminine leadership style enriches decision making with a set of views that has been proven to result in higher earnings and better governance. So if women do not take part in management, their knowledge is getting lost. More in the following article, which originally was published in Magyar Narancs (March 22, 2012) by Zsuzsanna Szelényi, a well-known Hungarian human development expert.
Guest post by Dr Lajos Reich, Chief Technology Officer, GE Healthcare Hungary
Have you ever thought how the most modern medical equipment is developed? Are doctors consulted? Are local needs taken into account? We are now proud to announce the set up of the new GE Healthcare’s international R&D Center in Szeged that enables us to employ another 30 highly skilled developers, as well as the signing of a strategic partnership with the internationally acknowledged University of Szeged.
A finding of a comprehensive regional research was revealed yesterday at the “Observatory on New Europe” conference in Budapest, organized by The European House-Ambrosetti on behalf of a pool of leading international companies: GE, Enel, Prysmina, CIB Bank, ING International. The study examines the competitiveness of the so-called “New Europe” countries (Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia) and their future prospects given the financial and economic crisis.
Over 150 European GE top leaders (EB) from both industrial and capital businesses gathered at Hilton Arc de Triomphe Paris to take part in the 2011 EMEA EB Summit. There were 15 speakers and guests from GE’s highest management, as well as external participants. The summit focused on topics ranging from global economy and growth, scenarios for European Union’s future, GE in Europe, through multigenerational workforce, emerging trends in society, technology and business to important GE initiatives such as Ecomagination or diversity.