Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

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.

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1st February 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


Brno Czech Republic Key Representatives Round Table

ModusLink, as a key player in national socio economic development in the Southern Moravian area, initiated open discussion with leading business and economic representatives of South Moravia and Brno with a focus on main two topics - the availability of workforce and the technical solutions regarding sustainable future growth. 
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28th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


Czech Office for Data Protection: GDPR Misinterpretations Rectified

The Office for Personal Data Protection (hereinafter “Czech DPA”) has elaborated “ten commandments” to straighten out the most frequent misinterpretations or misleading statements concerning the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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16th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


Aspen Institute CE: Visegrad Startup Report 2016/2017: "What makes the Visegrad region stand out is the number of STEM graduates."

Visegrad Startup Report provides complex analysis of the Visegrad startup ecosystem based on a series of national startup studies (Polish, Slovak, Czech and Hungarian). The authors of Visegrad Startup Report have seized the opportunity created by the lack of a documents which could serve as a reference tool to companies and politicians attentively looking at the rapidly expanding Visegrad (V4) startup ecosystem.
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6th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


Invitation: GDPR Academy: 1st session for company managers on 16 June

The GDPR Academy is organised by the Confederation of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, together with the Czech Data Protection Office (ÚOOÚ) and partners (IBM, KPMG, and PRK). The Academy will help companies and other entities to prepare for the implementation of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation. The Regulation enters into force on May 25 2018 and will apply to all businesses, whether operating on or off EU territory, if they process personal data of EU citizens or monitor their behaviour. the first session of the GDPR Academy will be held in Prague on 16 June 2017.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic