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

4th September 2020 / Competitiveness / Education

Practice mathematics playfully with a unique Czech application

Mathematics doesn't have to be scary. One way to make it more enjoyable for teenagers is the Mathman application. In a game designed by Jan Maloušek, a student of Brno University of Technology, the players have to help a superhero defeat monsters - by solving several tasks. With his application, Maloušek caught the jury's of the T-Mobile Rozjezdy competition attention and won one of this year's awards in the regional round in the South Moravian Region. The T-Mobile Rozjezdy competition helps start-up entrepreneurs.
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3rd September 2020 / Competitiveness / Tax & Finance

We are such a concierge in the world of insurance, says the Global Services Director of the largest insurance broker in the Czech Republic

From the Brno branch to the head of the team that takes care of the insurance of multinational clients around the world in less than seven years. Michal Holzer, the Global Services Director at RENOMIA, is a good example of the fact that if you have the talent and can succeed, your possibilities in this company are virtually limitless. Michal is a person who believes in the power of self-reflection, does not like routine procedures if they are no longer functional, is open to new things and is looking to work with people who want to develop further. He is not afraid to say that insurance is a sexy industry that will get you closer to almost every human field.
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2nd September 2020 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The great acceleration

The COVID-19 crisis has intensified existing trends, widening the gap between those at the top and bottom of the power curve of economic profit. Will your strategy keep you ahead of the accelerated pace of change?
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic