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Technopolitan is a Finnish-Hungarian Joint Venture with leading experts of Hungarian innovation policy and practice

Technopolitan was founded in 2015 operating as a technology-to-business incubator in a strategic cooperation with Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). Technopolitan is managing Demola-Budapest, founding member of Demola Network, a rapidly growing international open innovation platform (20+ locations).

Technopolitan provides an inspiring atmosphere of co-creation opportunities for students and professionals of different universities and enterprises. In Demola-Budapest multi-disciplinary student-teams develop product/service concepts together with companies creating new solutions to real-life problems. Demola-Budapest also participates in the creation of startup companies in the CEE region.




  • To play a key role in adapting and adopting the best innovation and startup methods of the World in Hungary and in the CEE region – with a focus on universities

  • To creatively change gear in operating the Demola model in Hungary

  • To build a strong cooperation with the best technical university of our region, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics exploiting its vast innovation potential




  • operating DEMOLA-Budapest

  • implementing DEMOLA in Hungary and in the CEE region

  • technology transfer

  • start-up incubation

  • startup and innovation events

  • consulting


Best practices


"If someone is interested in the future of Europe, one needs to see what the EIT and Demola-Budapest are. This is exactly the future of Europe" said Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission.




Technopolitan - Partner of Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

Technopolitan has signed a framework agreement with BME in order to support its technology transfer activity. "The strategic aim of this framework agreement is to ensure a long-term, predictable and systematic cooperation between the Parties in order to fulfill successful activities" - like DEMOLA-Budapest.


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