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23rd September 2022 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


AmCham met with VUT Brno rector L.Janíček: Some of the best we have in business and universities showed commitment to mutually benefical partnerships

The leadership of AmCham CZ ’s Technology Council - led by AmCham President Milan Šlapák of GE Aviation, AmCham Vice-President Michal Klimeš of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Tomáš Szaszi of Honeywell together with Brno-based AmCham member companies, key players in the local and global market in their respective industries - met with the new rector of Brno University of Technology (VUT Brno) Ladislav Janíček.

7th October 2022 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


AmCham Law List - a guide to top legal firms and minds in Czechia

AmCham Law List guide introduces to the top legal firms and minds in the country.

23rd September 2022 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


AmCham met with VUT Brno rector L.Janíček: Some of the best we have in business and universities showed commitment to mutually benefical partnerships

The leadership of AmCham CZ ’s Technology Council - led by AmCham President Milan Šlapák of GE Aviation, AmCham Vice-President Michal Klimeš of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Tomáš Szaszi of Honeywell together with Brno-based AmCham member companies, key players in the local and global market in their respective industries - met with the new rector of Brno University of Technology (VUT Brno) Ladislav Janíček.

22nd September 2022 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


HR Legal Alert - September 2022

Legislative changes and proposals
  • Regulation on adjustment of compensation for loss of earnings
  • Meal allowance adjustment
  • Adjustment of the rate of the average price of petrol for the purpose of providing travel allowances
  • Discounts on the insurance premium paid by the employer for certain groups of employees
     

 

22nd September 2022 / Politics / Energy and Environment


AmCham met with PM's advisor Tomáš Pojar: Conservation and conversion is the responsible way forward

This year we much conserve and invest. Next we must switch to sustainable energy sources. In the third year, we must be fully converted from Russian energy and nearly ready to power our manufacturing base from new, sustainable sources of supply. 

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Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) Transition to High-Tech Manufacturing
  2. 2) The City Campus as Idea Factory
  3. 3) Government Programs That Drive Innovation
  4. 4) Government as a Competitive Advantage

Advocacy Priorities for 2020-2022 
 
People, Technology, Infrastructure, Cities, Government

 

Actions Recommended in Areas:

1. Immigration.

2. Adult (post-graduate) Education and Training.

3. Programming as the Required Language.

4. Private Research Investment.

5. Housing Plan.

6. Establishing Policy Objectives for Research.

7. Establishing Databases for Tracking Public Policy Outcomes.

8. Public Procurement as an Innovation Tool.

9. A Government Competitiveness Scorecard.

 

Read the document in English and Czech.

Policy pipeline

In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.

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