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AddedValue Hozzáadott Érték

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Coordinator (Research & Technology organization)

Added Value Economics Research and Development Institute Association

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Year Established



Podmanitczky utca 49 (5525 Füzesgyarmat, Vécsei utca 8.), 1067, Budapest (Hungary)


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Dr. Laskai András
+36305517794 Skype: live:e627eb3949b720f1



Added Value Economics Research and Development Institute Association is the coordinator of the AddedValue DIH. This is a regional network of the most prestigious research and innovation organisations.

AddedValue DIH caters for the specific needs and gaps of enterprises in its region, (nationally and globally) particularly SMEs, manufacturing companies and stakeholders nationwide. AddedValue DIH is supporting the manufacturing industry in all economic sectors. In addition, key sectors highlighted in Smart Specialisation Strategy will be supported, including artificial intelligence. Moreover, key sectors with increased economic output such as public administration, information technology will also be supported.

The AddedValue DIH is a non-profit organization with legal personality, institutionalized, charitable public benefit organization. It is a research and knowledge-dissemination, completely transparent.

AddedValue DIH in Füzesgyarmat and in Budapest offers “one-stop-shop” service - in cooperation with partner organisations in Hungary and abroad - for companies, associations that are looking for practical solutions for their problems when new innovative methods and modern (often digital) technologies can increase the efficiency and/or reduce the environmental impact of industrial production. It can provide practical advice and support to the SMEs in the region (nationally and globally) for their activities in digital technology development. It has experience in developing competitiveness of businesses and transforming them into policy inputs. 2000 SMEs received innovation benchmarking and mentoring services in the previous funding period.

AddedValue DIH partnership hub has a broad access to regional and national SMEs. It has over a decade of experience with SME innovation management and benchmarking. The number of the pool partners exceeds 2000, covering all strategic sectors of the Hungarian economy. There are ongoing activities related to the SMEs at AddedValue DIH. It also supports a living, innovation-oriented partnership pool, which is a solid platform for the AddedValue DIH. It is a regular form for sharing insights and know-how.

A Hozzáadott Érték Gazdaságkutató és Fejlesztési Intézet a Hozzáadott Érték Digitális Innovációs Központ koordinátora. A szervezeti egység nonprofit jellegű és teljesen transzparens.

A Hozzáadott Érték Digitális Innovációs Központ működése az Európai Digitális Stratégiákkal összhangban került lefektetésre. Az innovációs központ stratégiai eleme a mesterséges intelligencia fejlesztése.

Link to national or regional initiatives for digitising industry

The long term objective is to play an active role in transnational cooperation for innovation in Central Europe as a regional center for industrial digitalization and open innovation. AddedValue DIH is initiated under the Hungarian IPAR4.0 Technology Platform to have direct access to the latest information about the national trends and initiatives for industrial digitalization in Hungary.

AddedValue DIH cooperates with IFKA (Public Benefit Non-Profit Ltd. for the Development of Industry) in the implementation of GINOP (a national project that develops pilot solutions for IPAR4.0 in Hungary).The DIH is linked to the GINOP. The aim is to enhance innovation and renew services for improved productivity; growth and employment creation.

The AddedValue DIH's activities are in line with the following initiatives: • (Széchenyi 2020 - National Development Program of Hungary) • (The National Research, Development and Innovation Office) • (The Programme of National Cooperation)

AddedValue DIH’s projects in 2018-2020:

It supported:

(i) Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry DT-ICT-01-2019: Smart Industry Everywhere under the Horizont 2020 program ,,D-INCH-projekt” Dimitar Paunov European Integration and European Projects Directorate Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 9 Iskar Str., 1058 Sofia, Bulgaria Tel.: +359 2 8117553 Fax: +359 2 9873209 Website:

(ii) Austrian Chamber of Agriculture ,,SmartAgrihubs’’ European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 818182 Martin Hirt Austrian Chamber of Agriculture (LKO) Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich Schauflergasse 6 1015 Vienna Tel. +43 1 53441 8768 Fax +43 1 53441 8569 Mobil +43 676 83441 8768 ZVR: 729518421 DVR: 0416649

(iii) Zabala Innovation Consulting ,,European Open Innovation Network’’ Call H2020-INNOSUP-2018-2020, topic: INNOSUP-07-2019 European Open Innovation network in advanced technologies Irene Aranaz R&D and Innovation Consultant Zabala Innovation Consulting Paseo Santxiki, 3 bis • E-31192 Mutilva (Navarra) Spain T (+34) 948 198 000, IARANAZ@zabala.e

(iv) SMOOTH projekt: SMOOTH is an Innovation Action funded within the H2020-DS08-2017 programme. It is supported by twelve partners from six European countries: Fundació Eurecat (ES), Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (ES), Katholieke Universitet Leuven (BE), Naver Labs Europe (FR), NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH (DE), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (ES), IMDEA Networks Institute (ES), Asociación Española de Normalización (ES), Fundingbox (PL), European Small Bussiness Alliance (BE), Data State Inspectorate (LV), LSTech España (ES). This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 786741.

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(v) I4MS Coordination and Support Action

The I4MS Initiative has recently launched the Supportive Partners Programme to extend its network and to support entities working to make an impact in the digitization of the European manufacturing industry. I4MS is one of the key initiatives of the European Commission to shape the pan-European network of Digital Innovation Hubs.

Marc Torre                                                                                                                 European Projects M.+34 607 211 935 T.800 760 180 DDI. +34 935 157 359 Roc Boronat 117, 08018 Barcelona, Spain Plaza Manuel Gómez Moreno s/n, 28020 Madrid, Spain

Market and Services

Market sectors

  • Agriculture, hunting and forestry
  • Construction
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Transport, storage and communication
  • Real estate, renting and business activities
  • Public administration and defence
  • Education
  • Manufacture of transport equipment
  • Other markets
  • Financial intermediation

TRL Focus

  • TRL1 - Basic principles observed and reported
  • TRL2 - Technology concept and/or application formulated
  • TRL3 - Analytical and experimental critical function and/or characteristic proof of concept
  • TRL4 - Component and/or breadboard validation in laboratory environment
  • TRL5 - Component and/or breadboard validation in relevant environment
  • TRL6 - System/subsystem model or prototype demonstration in a relevant environment
  • TRL7 - System prototype demonstration in an operational environment
  • TRL8 - Actual system completed and qualified through test and demonstration
  • TRL9 - Actual system proven through successful mission operations

Services provided

  • Awareness creation
  • Ecosystem building, scouting, brokerage, networking
  • Visioning and Strategy Development for Businesses
  • Collaborative Researchs
  • Concept validation and prototyping
  • Testing and validation
  • Pre-competitive series production
  • Commercial infrastructure
  • Digital Maturity Assessment
  • Incubator/accelerator support
  • Voice of the customer, product consortia
  • Market intelligence

Service Examples

Industrial Case Example: Consciousness Selection System

Industrial case example where AddedValue DIH has offered access to facilities to an SME to test the latest digital technologies and/or develop a prototype:

Client profile: Financial advisory companies as: ALQD in diem vendo Bt, Foster Kft. (Post Office Box Addresse: Vécsei utca 8, 5525, Hungary)

Client needs: Financial and business modeling with data mining tools and designing tools for deep learning.

Provided solution to meet the needs:With the help of AddedValue DIH and its toolkit, we managed to create the software and conduct complete modeling. The results can also be implemented in real-time enterprise operation.

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Digital Business Planning: Creating Digital Platforms

Digital Business Planning: Creating Digital Platforms: more efficient, easier administration for SME finance. AddedValue DIH has created a digital platform that makes it easier for businesses to streamline their business processes, saving time and money. The operation of businesses has become more efficient and cost-free. The Businesses are able to handle their affairs flexibly thanks to digital administration. The application is applied to 2000 SMEs.

Client profile: Jola Kft. (

Client needs: Diagnosing company internal and external operations using digital platforms.

Provided solution to meet the needs: AddedValue DIH has been able to develop software that can be used to diagnose the Company's internal and external operations using digital platforms. The company has become even more successful and can get an accurate picture of its operation.

Digital Artificial Intelligence Development:Consciousness Selection System

Machine Learning and Digital Artificial Intelligence Development: A conscious and non-conscious business process at an international corporate level that can be adopted for the Hungarian SME system. (PHD research)

The application is applied to 2000 SMEs. Artificial platform helps businesses in their operation, how to be more conscious. How to plan and how digitization can help.

Client profile:ALQD in diem vendo Bt.(Post Office Box Addresse: Vécsei utca 8, 5525, Hungary)

Client needs:Designing, analyzing, predicting, real-time, conscious financial, business, and other operations.

Provided solution to meet the needs: The software system uses the relationships of its 10,000,000 financial data selected from the Orbis system. The system detects changes and makes decisions as a stand-alone decision to make the company more successful. By using the software, the company has more consciously planned its business and is even more successful in the market sector where it operates.

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Laskai, András (2018): Az üzleti terv pénzügyi instrumentumai nemzetközi perspektívában a tudatosság tükrében. PhD Dissertation. Sopron University.

Laskai, András (2019): Consciousness and the International Business Planning. International Journal of Science and Business, 1 (3), 1–6.

Laskai, András (2019): Consciousness system approaches and the financial instruments. International Journal of Science and Business, 1 (3), 7–16. 10.5281/zenodo.2528355

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Financial Follow Up Platform:

Client profile: financial advisory companies as: ALQD in diem vendo Bt, Foster Kft. (Post Office Box Addresse: Vécsei utca 8, 5525, Hungary)

Client needs: Digitizing real-time financial advice

Provided solution to meet the needs: One of the most important elements of financial advisory (insurance broker) is providing real-time and accurate customer information. How to solve it with digitization. With digitalization, the company saves time and capital and makes more efficient acquisitions on the market.

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,,Consciousness: Road to the Unified Field. Data Mining, Artificial Network and International Business Planning” Training course for SMEs, for DIHs

Training Objectives: The most significant background motivational force of AddedValue DIH’s training course is GNR, the advent of artificial intelligence, which AddedValue DIH considers to be the most important transformation of the century. Data mining instruments become the driving force of development. Companies use systems applying artificial intelligence for intelligent data mining in every sector of industry. This intelligent data mining allows the system to make astonishingly accurate predictions regarding what quantity will be needed of each product in specific size businesses. In this correlation the system of relationships transforms from the aspect of consciousness as well.

Client profile: European SMEs and European DiHs

Client needs: What is consciousness and how it becomes applicable to organizations.

Provided solution to meet the needs: Conscioussness: supports understanding the basic functionality of the technology and its fields of application. Configuration: supports the process of determining how a technology is implemented in a real manufacturing setting. It includes the creation of a business case. Implementation: supports the implementation and installation of the technology in an industrial setting. Operation: supports knowing how to operate the technologies during daily operations.

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Organizational form

(Part of) Private organization



Number of employees


Evolutionary Stage

Fully operational

Geographical Scope



  • Horizon 2020
  • National basic research funding
  • National specific innovation funding
  • Regional funding
  • Private funding
  • Memberships
  • Other


Number of customers annually


Type of customers

  • Start-up companies
  • SMEs (<250 employees)
  • Research organisations


Budapest Business School University of Applied Sciences

Partner Type



Municipality of Füzesgyarmat

Partner Type

Regional government


Jola Kft.

Partner Type



Artificial Intelligence Coalition of Hungary

Partner Type

National government


István Széchenyi Management and Organisation Sciences Doctoral School

Partner Type



Gyulai Komló Kft.

Partner Type

Large enterprise


Foster kft.

Partner Type

Large enterprise


Technological competences

  • Screens and display technologies
  • Internet of Things (e.g. connected devices, sensors and actuators networks)
  • Artificial Intelligence and cognitive systems
  • Interaction technologies (e.g. human-machine Interaction, motion recognition and language technologies)
  • Advanced or High performance computing
  • Data mining, big data, database management
  • Augmented and virtual reality, visualization
  • Simulation and modelling
  • Software as a service and service architectures
  • Cloud computing
  • ICT management, logistics and business systems
  • Internet services (e.g. web development, web production, design, networking, and e-commerce)
  • New Media technologies
  • Other
Last updated: 04/07/19 14:02