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

21st June 2021 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Innovative workforce is the most important issue this country will be facing in the next years

AmCham Human Resources Committee session moderated by Weston Stacey, Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic on June 15 opened a series of AmCham General Assembly 2021 events focused on the issue of emerging from Covid combined with best practices from day-to-day operations of businesses during the pandemic.
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1st July 2021 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Erste Digital: Merger creates one of region’s largest IT services companies

Erste Group is merging its IT companies to create one of the largest IT services companies in Austria and the CEE region. s IT Solutions Austria and Erste Group IT International will be merged and operate as Erste Digital as of 1 July 2021. Over 2,000 employees from 49 nationalities will work for Erste Digital in ensuring that Erste Group’s customers continue to benefit from innovative digital solutions that help them handle their banking needs and build prosperity.
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1st July 2021 / Competitiveness / Social Responsibility

T-Mobile helping Moravia

#pomocmorave We are switching on free calls, texts and data for our customers In the affected district of Louny.  A part of our financial support , which is close to the total amount of CZK 7,000,000 thanks to an employee collection will be alocated in this region. We are also working intensively to repair the damage caused by yesterday's storms.
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1st July 2021 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Video: Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek interviews Brad Wilken of the Gates Foundation

Our Executive Interview Series continues with a closer look at the team working on an oral cure for Covid-19 The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator (CTA) is an organization funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation that focuses on advancing research into accessible coronavirus treatments. While the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are being administered to the population, CTA is focusing on oral medicines that will alleviate symptoms in people who have mild to moderate cases of the virus. These oral applications, when approved, will be particularly useful in controlling the virus during those lag times when certain countries need to catch up with others in terms of vaccinated immunity. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic