INFOTA – Where idea becomes reality
Foundation for Information Society (INFOTA) has been operating as a research institute and knowledge centre since 1998. Its activity covers R&D, innovation, application development and consultancy tasks for industrial, commercial and service sector, state organisations and municipalities in Hungary and abroad.
Its interest area has got a wide range: information society, social networks and multicultural issues, information management, knowledge management, eLearning, educational games, simulation and optimisation of value production business processes, ebusiness and e-services, data and text mining, economy modelling, trend analysis, decision support, digitisation and information retrieval, data protection and information freedom, IT safety and security, tourism and heritage protection etc.
Related to the above, it makes software development and implements mobile and cloud based systems.
The R+D+I projects are made partly on the basis of orders by companies and institutions, partly in the frameworks of Hungarian or EU project calls, in order to further develop achievements as well as to create new products.
INFOTA is a registered adult training institution.
TÁMOP-2.2.4-11/1 – Joint knowledge for the success of entrepreneurships along the border
In the framework of the call TÁMOP 2.2.4-11/1, the Foundation for Information Society received a 30.77 million HUF support from the European Union for the project entitled Joint knowledge for the success of entrepreneurships along the border. The support was received for the implementation.
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Christmas and New Year wishes
Entrepreneurial thinking and creativity development workshop
In the framework of the cooperation between the IKE2020 Innovative Initiatives Association and the Una-Sana Cantonal and University Library (Bihać, Bosnia-Herzegovina), supported by the Hungary Helps Program, on behalf of Infota, Dr Ferenc Kiss, on December 14-15, 2022, entrepreneurial thinking and creativity held a development workshop for high school and university students. The co-presenter of the course was from the University of Bihác. assoc. prof. dr. sc. Kenan Mahmutović.
In addition to on-site training, Infota also provided video and electronic learning materials for online trainings in project management and tourism fundamentals.
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András Jávor 1937-2021
At the age of 84, our dear friend, colleague and mentor, Professor András Jávor has died.
András Jávor graduated from the Technical University of Budapest and received his M.Sc.E.E. followed by his Ph.D. degree in computer science. He received his D.Sc. from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
The Value of Cultural Tourism. How can we enjoy and remember our trip?
The presentation jointly prepared by dr. Lia Bassa and dr. Ferenc Kiss “The Value of Cultural Tourism. How can we enjoy and remember our trip?” was delivered at the UNESCO UNITWIN Conference in Leuven, now it is published in the proceedings:
Learn about World Heritage by eLearning
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and 30 member universities of the „Culture, Tourism, Development” UNITWIN Network has reported the great success of their up-to-date, high level internationally prepared eLearning material complying with all UNESCO requirements. INFOTA has also contributed to the establishment of this excellent MOOC, Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites by a chapter Technical Systems Contributing to Cultural Heritage Monitoring written and presented by R&D Director Dr. Ferenc Kiss and Managing Director dr. Lia Bassa.
The launching took place in January 2018., it consists of 8 modules, or chapters, opening one of them per week, so the entire course is delivered in 8 weeks. (It can be learned by your own pace, of course, by about 3 hours work invested for each lesson), and is being restarted until the end of the year. The course can be accessed: https://www.fun-mooc.fr/courses/course-v1:Paris1+16008+session01/about
If you create an account on the site and register to the MOOC, you are ready to go! If you want to receive a certificate, the next and last certificates will be issued at the end of December.
The current version operates till December 2018. Then after a little pause, MOOC Volume 2 will appear from 1 April 2019. until the end of the next year extended by 6 new chapters: Marketing Tourism (Madrid, Barcelona), Site Management System (Leuven), Loving destinations to Death (MidSweden), Behaviour and satisfaction on World Heritage Sites (Salento), Historical Memories and Tourism on WH Sites (Externado), Tourism in WH Cities (Paris). Whereas parallelly, from June 2019, MOOC Volume 1 will also be available in a rebooted, corrected version until the end of 2019.