Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation

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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21st March 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Brno's Next Big Ideas: Innovative minds shared their unique solutions

Brno is the city of Mendel, whose studies of peas led to modern genetics, and Godel, whose math underlies the computer industry. Avast and Y Soft Corporation started their global growth from there.
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24th June 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


The European Commission's 2019 European Innovation Scoreboard and Regional Innovation Scoreboard

The European Commission's 2019 European Innovation Scoreboard and Regional Innovation Scoreboard published recently show that the EU's innovation performance has been improving for four years in a row. For the first time ever, Europe's innovation outperforms that of the United States. However, the EU continues to lose some ground to Japan and South Korea, and China is catching up fast, European Commission says in a press release. 
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12th June 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


EC Women in Digital Scoreboard 2019: Use of internet higher yoy in Czechia

The Commission’s Women in Digital (WID) Scoreboard monitors women’s participation in the digital economy. The scoreboard assesses Member States' performance in the areas of Internet use, Internet user skills as well as specialist skills and employment based on 13 indicators. As of 2019, the Women in Digital (WiD) scoreboard is an integral part of the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). 
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24th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


OECD: ICT investments in OECD countries and partner economies

When looking at ICT investment relative to GDP, the ratio is second highest for the Czech Republic, says ICT investments in OECD countries and partner economies report.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic