List of Participants

HE Dr Zoltán Cséfalvay

Permanent Representative of Hungary to the OECD

Gyula Csitári



Ronald de Bruin


COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology

András Fehérváry

Vice President

Varian Medical Systems International AG

John Ford

Digital Hub Leader, Hungary

GE Digital

Sui Huang


Institute for Systems Biology

Jari Kaivo-oja

Research Director

Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku

Martin Kern

Interim Director

European Institute of Innovation & Technology

Mgr Lucia Kučerová, PhD


Cancer Research Institute BMC, Slovak Academy of Sciences

Jennifer C Lai

Executive Architect

Watson Group, IBM New York

Professor Ing Vladimír Mařík


Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics, CTU Prague

László Mechtler MD

Medical Director and Head of the Neuro-Oncology Center

Dent Neurologic Institute, Buffalo, NY

Stephen Mechtler, MD


Snyder Ob-GYN,Pc NewYork

Mateusz Morawiecki

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development of the Republic of Poland (TBC)

Ferenc Oberfrank

Executive Director

Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Zoltán Ónodi-Szűcs

Minister of State for Health Care (TBC)

Lucie Orgoníková

Deputy of the Deputy Prime Minister for Science, Research and Innovation

Government of the Czech Republic

András J Pellionisz

Founder and Chief Scientist

HolGenTech, Inc.

Dr Steffen Roth

Associate Professor

Department of Strategic Management, La Rochelle Business School

Levi Shapiro


mHealth Israel

Dr hab Katarzyna Śledziewska

Executive Director

DELab, University of Warsaw

Peter Sračár

CEO for GE in Central and Eastern Europe

Zoltán Takáts

inventor of IKnife and Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine. Imperial College London

István Ulbert


Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, HAS

Mihály Varga

Minister for National Economy of Hungary (TBC)

Dániel Vitáry

Customer Development Executive, Co-founder


Charlina Vitcheva

Deputy Director-General

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

Lukáš Zendulka

Main State Counsellor

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

Peter Žiga

Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic (TBC)