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.

Spotlight issue

10th July 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

F. Salzgeber, ESA for "There are no space technologies as such."

"I think you have got a good combination of universities, research centers and innovation and technology centers which are literally just across the street. People can change buildings and faculties and keep even the coffee warm by running because it is so close together. Overall, there is a good environment here and I think we should not only go to the big cities because bright heads are spread across the country and also here in Brno," says Frank Salzgeber, Technology Transfer and Business Incubation Center at the European Space Agency in an interview for
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21st May 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

DESI: Czech Republic belongs to the cluster of medium performing countries

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that summarises some 30 relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU Member States, across five main dimensions: Connectivity, Human Capital, Use of Internet, Integration of Digital Technology, Digital Public Services. The Czech Republic ranks 18th in DESI 2017. Compared to last year the country progressed in Digital Public Services and remained stable in Human Capital, but worsened its ranking in other dimensions.
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25th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Telecom leaders maintain optimism

Key findings from the telecommunications industry PwC's 21st CEO Survey: The Anxious Optimist in the Corner Office
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic