GRAND PRIZE FOR INNOVATION
The purpose of the Hungarian Innovation Foundation, and, later, of the Hungarian Innovation Association is to give support to innovative work, promote the development of a favourable economic environment for innovation. The competition announced by the Board annually rewards the Hungarian individual entrepreneurs or companies registered in Hungary establishing any innovation of the greatest importance and bearing large gain in the year preceding the invitation to the competition. The president of the Hungarian Patent Office is in the jury.
For details concerning the competition and the awardees, see the web page (www.innovacio.hu) of the Hungarian Innovation Association.
Special Awards from the Hungarian Patent Office
Electrolux Lehel Ltd.
The prize was awarded to the Electrolux Lehel Ltd. for Ultraone, the best vacuum cleaner and accessories ever constructed.
Károly Róbert College, Rudolf Fleischmann Research Institute
The award was presented to the Rudolf Fleischmann Research Institute of the Károly Róbert College for its competition work entitled "Plant breeding of the autumn barley and its plant variety results"
EGI Contracting Engineering Co. Ltd.
The award was presented to EGI Contracting Engineering Co. Ltd. for its competition work entitled "Directing power plant waste gases into the Heller-Forgó cooling tower for the reduction of earth level air pollution"
EGIS Pharmaceuticals PLC
EGIS Pharmaceuticals PLC won the award with its competitive work entitled "RipedonR 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg tablets".
Innomed Medical Orvostechnikai Gyártó és Fejlesztő Rt.
(Innomed Medical Medical Instrument Production and Development Co. Ltd.)
The award was won by Innomed Medical Orvostechnikai Gyártó és Fejlesztő Rt. through its competitive work entitled "Innospot 1000 T/TM digital, lung x-ray station".
EGIS Pharmaceuticals PLC
EGIS Pharmaceuticals PLC won the award with its competitive work entitled "StimulotonR antidepressant tablet".
Dunaferr Company Ltd., Körte-Organica Rt.
Dunaferr Company Ltd. and Körte-Organica Rt. won the award through their competitive work entitled "Treatment of scaly-oily waste water from hot rolling mill".
Elektronika Corporation won the award through its innovation entitled "Cable measurement instruments".
Doppler Kft. and a Micrologic Kft.
This award was won by Doppler Kft. and Micrologic Kft. for the innovation 'Electronic bulb testing and measuring apparatus'.
Ganz Transelektro Közlekedési Kft.
This award was won by Ganz Transelektro Közlekedési Kft. for the innovation 'IGES - Energy-saving driving system of up-to-date electric city vehicles'.
Paksi Atomerőmű Rt.
This award was won by Paksi Atomerőmű Rt. for the innovation 'Reconstruction of the reactor-protecting system of Paksi Atomerőmű'.
Burton-Apta Tűzállóanyag-gyártó Kft.
This award was won by Burton Apta Tűzállóanyag Kft. for developing the family of burning aids of a so-called H-socket as well as the relevant product material and production technology.
KONTAVILL Villamosszerelési Rt.
This award was won by Kontavill Villamosszerelési Rt. for the Nexus electric household switch and outlet family.