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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25th November 2021 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


The Catalyst™ Turboprop Engine completes First Flight

Milestone successfully achieved in 1 hour, 40-minute flight from the Berlin Airport. The first original turboprop design entering the business & general aviation market in more than 50 years Wholly designed and made in Europe, where the supply chain resides Incorporates additive and the latest digital technology to deliver a more efficient step change in performance
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12th November 2021 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


GE Aviation Czech and CVUT to cooperate on SAF testing

Announcement made and agreement signed today in Brno at the fifth anniversary of CVUT—GE research collaboration start. Success attracts success; we are happy to expand our cooperation and be jointly again the first to start such extensive testing in business and general aviation space. SAF ultimately leads towards carbon neutrality in aviation industry and we are excited to rise up to such challenge!
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2nd September 2021 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


T-Mobile and CIIRC CTU have launched one of the first pure 5G private networks for industry in Europe

CTU in Prague is one of the first places in Europe and the first in the Czech Republic to start operating a private network for industrial use based on pure 5G technologies. At the beginning of August, T-Mobile launched live operation of this 5G campus for the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC) of the Czech Technical University. The private 5G network will enable scientists, students and also industrial companies to develop innovative solutions for smart manufacturing and implement  digitization and Industry 4.0 more easily.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic