INNOVA Észak-Alföld Regional Development and Innovation Agency

Organiser of WIRE2011 Conference

INNOVA Észak-Alföld Regional Development and Innovation Agency holds a highly accentuated role in the implementation of the Regional Innovation Strategy of Észak-Alföld. 

The agency is one of the members of the network of the Hungarian Regional Innovation Agencies that were established in 2005 from the regional dimension of the National Innovation and Technology Fund coordinated by the National Office for Research and Technology.

The agency is established by 6 innovation key players in Észak-Alföld region:
- Észak-Alföld Regional Development Council (
- University of Debrecen (
- College of Nyíregyháza (
- College of Szolnok (
- Northeast-Hungary Regional Development Plc. (
- Hungarian Association for Innovation (

Our mission is that INNOVA becomes in the region of Észak-Alföld such an innovation centre that manages innovative ideas to market success by creating network between national and international actors along the regional innovation strategy.

INNOVA formulated more specifically the following direct objects to be realized in the region:
- to enhance  the innovation ability
- to spur market-oriented RDI cooperation
- to develop an innovation supportive environment
- innovative human resource development
- project management

To achieve its mission and objectives the agency provides the following innovation services:
- innovation, management and marketing consultancy and trainings
- strategic planning, resource coordination and management of decentralised funds
- awareness raising, innovation surveys, foresights and analysis
- coordination of international projects, project generation and partner search

In case, you are interested in Észak-Alföld region or in the activities of INNOVA, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Address: Kürtös u. 4., Debrecen, 4031, Hungary
Tel: +36-52-880-250; Fax: +36-52-880-251