Welcome to Pannon Business Network Association.

Competitive enterprises


  • Industry 4.0

  • Business Café

  • AM LAB

  • HGC Academy
  • Industry 4.0

    Analysis of the possible technology adaptation of advanced manufacturing among regional SMEs.
    Ref: Cooperation with more than 15 European countries in 4 international consortiums within 2 years, for creation of industry4.0 online education materials. Close cooperation with many Fraunhofer institutes.
  • Business Café

    National and international partner meetings, business events and professional tours.

    Reference: Every year PBN organizes 14 professional forums, 6 professional tours with the participation of 70 companies.

  • AM LAB

    After a decade of international business development experience and one year of preparatory work, the AM-Lab center, specializing in additive manufacturing, was founded in 2017. Its main focus area is polymer printing. At present, the center is able to print 90% of the print media on the market - from "classic" filaments to medical supplies on a wide scale.
    In addition to polymer printers, high-resolution and inclusive scanners are also available for fast replacement of spare parts and special products that do not have technical design documentation.
  • Development of 300 domestically-owned, internationally competitive medium-sized enterprises under the HGC Academy's mid-term strategic program. It builds up-to-date, demanding development based on complex modules - capital structure, technological development, corporate governance, outsourcing, online sales and management mentoring. It includes a foreign professional program, provides members with visits to the domestic industry 4.0 sample factories, contains a personal development plan both in the short and medium and in the long run.

Dinamic sectors


  • Professio Metal Industry and Vocational Cluster

  • Bioeconomy

  • Timber industry

  • ELTE GAO

  • Professio Metal Industry and Vocational Cluster

    The realization of the common human resource development,
    product development and marketing program of 15 middle enterprises active in metal industry

    Reference: the elaboration of the yearly work plan of the cluster and the coordination of its realization.

  • Bioeconomy

    Supporting the bio-economy sectors - wood industry, biomass, biofuels, and intensify the cooperation between business and academia. Contributing to the development of new products and services.
    Ref: International cooperation with international consortia on Bio-Economy
  • Pannon Wood and Furniture Accredited Cluster

    Product development supporting activities based on sustainable natural resources.

    Reference: sectoral trend analysis twice a year with the involvement of 20 companies active in wood and furniture industry. Benchmarking analysis with the participation of 21 companies. The set-up of a sectoral working group for the build-up of the complex wood and furniture program into the Territorial Operative Program.

  • ELTE GAO

    Developments contributing to the mission of the ELTE GAO Multidisciplinary Research Centre. Research, industrial connections, motivation of suppliers.

    Future goals: the preparation, support and realization of the participation in Big Data and space research in consortiums. Software development, simulation, elaboration of scientific research data.

Territorial development policy


  • Territorial Operative Program

  • European Unios Professional Tenders
  • Territorial Operative Program

    The elaboration of the integrated Strategic and Operative Program of Vas County with special focus on economy development.

    Reference: participation in 9 European professional consortiums which aim at exchange experience about local economy development policies and the built-up of new experiences into the local practices.

  • European Unios Professional Tenders

    The integration of experiences in international policies learned from the cooperation with enterprises of different sectors.

    References: the elaboration of the classification system of clusters for the Ministry of National Economy. The analysis of the operational efficiency of technology transfer institutes. Cooperation.