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2022-04-25 10:56:40

Danube Cup Conference 2022, international conference on entrepreneurship education at Corvinus University of Budapest on 28 April

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Danube Cup is committed to quality in entrepreneurship education, and its mission is to facilitate knowledge sharing among instructors and researchers in this field and to promote international cooperation. The Corvinus University of Budapest is organizing together with the Faculty of Economics of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics the first Danube Cup Conference in 2022 and has received an impressive number of presenter applications. The conference will be opened by Prof. Dr. Előd Takáts, the Rector of Corvinus University and Prof. Dr. János Levendovszky the Vice-Rector for Science and Innovation of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). 


9.30 am – 1 pm: Academic presentations 26 English language presentations on entrepreneurship education are scheduled in 5 sections at the Danube Cup Conference on April 28 at the Faculty Club. Representatives of the highest ranked business and management universities of the region will present their research results and share their best practices in education. 

Head of sections are 

  • Prof. Elisabeth Berger, Johannes Kepler University Linz, head of Entrepreneurship Institute 
  • Prof. Kai von Lewinski, University of Passau, Chair of Public Law, Media Law and Information Law, head of Law Clinic (Entrepreneurship program) 
  • Prof. Patrick Saßmannshausen, OTH University Regensburg, professor of entrepreneurship and head of Startup Centre  
  • Dr. Nedeljko Milosavljevic, University of Belgrade, head of Technology Transfer Centre 
  • Dr. Jakob Pohlisch, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 


2 pm – 3 pm: Accelerator workshops Successful accelerators will also have the opportunity to introduce themselves at the Danube Cup Conference. Health Venture Lab‘s REACTOR medical technology and health care accelerator program (https://hvlab.eu/program/10/reactor-2022) and Startup Business Launchpad’s Startup V.I.P. accelerator program will give 25-30-minute demo lessons to Corvinus and BME students. Any interested student can register for these workshops. 


From 2.30 pm: Connecting with Ukrainian universities The river Danube connects many European countries from Germany to the Black Sea, and now with the war in Ukraine raging, the organizers of the Danube Cup feel compelled to connect with Ukrainian universities that offer management programs. In a hybrid discussion, the participants of the conference will connect with the instructors of Vadym Hertman National University of Economics in Kiev, some of whom are in Ukraine while others have escaped to Hungary, Germany or Spain, and the economics instructors of Izmail State University. Through this discussion we wish to connect with these colleagues, and we intend to explore the situation of higher education during the war, seeking to find out how we can help, from assistance in continuing higher education programs in Hungary, to providing online courses or support for research.  


3.30 pm – 4 pm: Presentation by a successful startup-founder A successful entrepreneur and Corvinus alumna will also give a presentation, describing her experiences with entrepreneurship education. Kati Orbán and her co-founders launched Gyerünk, Anyukám!/GoMomGo, which is a successful startup and also an awareness-raising movement. Starting in 2015, they devised online workouts for mothers with small children, which was definitely innovative at the time. The business soared during the pandemic and now they are working on international expansion. 


4 pm – 5 pm: Entrepreneurship/Startup Education for Students – Quo vadis? Entrepreneurship education is a key area of business programs. At the end of the Danube Cup Conference, we wish to explore this area from an international perspective, from the viewpoint of the countries along the river Danube, with an interactive roundtable discussion with audience engagement. Participants of the ‘ Entrepreneurship/Startup Education for Students – Quo vadis?’  roundtable discussion: Kati Orbán, founder of a successful startup (Corvinus alumna/GoMomGo); Elisabeth Berger, Head of the Entrepreneurship Institute at Johannes Kepler University in Linz and the co-editor of the Q1 journal International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research; Sean Patrick Saßmannshausen, Professor, Head of Department and Head of the Technology Transfer Office at OTH Regensburg; Pál Danyi, associate professor at BME. The moderator of the discussion will be Ildi Nagy, the emcee of the Danube Cup Conference. 

The whole program of the Danube Cup Conference is available on this website

The sponsors of the Danube Cup 2022 Conference: 

  • Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry 
  • 77elektronika Kft. 
  • Masterplast Nyrt.  
  • Tresorit Kft.  

You can find the Facebook page of the conference here

Danube Cup’s LinkedIn is available here.  

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