This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

24th January 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AT&T and VUT open new laboratory in Brno

On January 23, AT&T Brno and Faculty of Electrical Engineering VUT Brno (BUT - Brno University of Technology) opened a laboratory where students have the opportunity to work on solutions that are ahead of what is currently available on the market. The areas for research and development include 5G Communications, IoT, Industry 4.0, Big Data and Aerial vehicles.
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22nd February 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation Czech Republic Ranked 6th Best European Country for Startups

An analysis conducted by NimbleFins ranked the top 12 countries in Europe for startup businesses, with the indicators being economic health, cost of doing business, business climate, and the quality of labor force, writes.
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20th February 2019 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

Central Europe CFO Survey 2019

Outlook optimistic – but is confidence past its peak? CFOs from 17 countries throughout CE representing a wide range of industries are positive about the economic outlook and expectations for their own businesses. But some of the gloss has come off recent increases in optimism, and the very high levels recorded in 2018 have not been sustained.
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20th February 2019 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

The Pulse of Fintech – H2' 2018

2018 Bi-annual analysis of global investment trends in the fintech sector
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic