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Gran Prize 2014

Gran Prize 2014 Coverage

Download the Laudation done by Professor Mária Judit Molnár, Vice-Rector of Semmelweis University.

Slide show on the Members of the Gran Prize Board of Judges and sponsors, shortlist and the WINNNER in 2014.


GRAN PRIZE - As an active player of the Hungarian economy and society and good corporate citizens both the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hungary and its members devote significant resources for charity purposes every year.
Two years ago the Chamber has taken the decision to establish an award to honour those working on outstanding solutions to the most urgent and crucial challenges facing the planet today, in the field of environmental protection, sustainable development, human rights, medicine, health protection and development and education yearly once. The GRAN PRIZE awarding committee contents of 3 SCCH Board members and invited delegates of different associations, institutions.
The committee nominates and selects the winner of the prize.

Gran Prize Innovative Interdisciplinary Award 2014

Apply in Hungarian!

Annual prize awarded for outstandingly innovative solutions and projects in response to the most pressing issues of our planet, in the field of environmental protection, sustainable development, design, medicine, health preservation and development and education.

The SCCH has taken into consideration that persons, students and student groups might not yet have official publications which can be evaluated by the professional associations invited to participate in the Gran Prize award process and on the judging panel of the Gran Prize. Having taken this into account and in accord with the professionals and associations participating in the judging panel of the Gran Prize, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce hereby announces an open call to entry to the Gran Prize Innovative Interdisciplinary Award, with the following conditions:

Entries will be judged with the participation with the persons appointed by the professional associations serving on the judging panel of the Gran Prize.

Deadline for entries: April 15, 2014

Entry requirements:

  • Professional resume
  • Exact description of the entry and it’s beneficial, in particular innovative aspects
  • Maximum length : 10 pages, not including attachments
  • Auxiliary documentation of the entry, relevant for the judging of the entry


Please upload the applications to (Gran Prize submission / pályázat feltöltése) in the following file formats: Word, Excel, pdf and jpeg.

Criterias of evaluation:

  • Novelty (innovative performance, original idea)
  • Social responsibility
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental aspect
  • Potential of economic utilization
  • Technological aspect

Submit all entries to:

Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hungary
1121 Budapest, Ágnes út 21. A.

Further information:

Phone: +36 309/708/433

Click to download:

Gran Prize Innovative Interdisciplinary Award Call for Entry 2014
Gran Prize Interdiszciplináris Innovatív Díj Pályázati kiírás 2014
Gran Prize plakát A4
Gran Pize plakát A3
Members of the GRAN PRIZE Board of Judges in 2014
Dr. Miklós Antalovits Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Professor
Dr. Miklós Bendzsel Hungarian Intellectual Property Office, President
Zoltán Bruckner Primus Capital Management (Primus Capital  Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt.) Managing  Partner
B. Csejtei Ildikó TV2, Marketing & Communication Director
János Dürr Club of Hungarian Science Journalists, President
Rita Istiván Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, Secretary General
Roland Jakab Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hungary Member of the Board, Ericsson Hungary, Vice President
Melinda Kamasz Figyelő, Deputy Editor in Chief, Figyelő Trend, Editor in Chief
Ernő Keszei Eötvös Loránd University, Former Vice Rector for Science, Research and Innovation
Gábor Kopek Moholy Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest, Rector
József Péter Martin Transparency International Hungary, Managing Director
Dr. Bertalan Meskó Winner of the GRAN PRIZE 2013, medical futurist, founder of Webicina
Dr. Mária Judit Molnár Semmelweis University, Vice Rector
Balázs Nagy Lantos Mensa HungarIQa, President
Dr. Gyula Patkó University of Miskolc, Former Rector
István Salgó Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary, President, ING, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Ágnes Soós National Institute for Sports Medicine, Director General
Dr. Gábor Szabó University of Szeged, Rector, Hungarian Association for Innovation, President
President of MELLearN Hungarian Higher Education Lifelong Learning Network Association
Péter Szauer HVG, President and Chief Executive Officer
János Takács Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, President