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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26th October 2022 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


expats.cz: In turbulent times, can innovation lead to Czech economic growth?

Expats.cz sat down with business leaders from GE Aviation, Y-Soft, and the American Chamber of Commerce to discuss Czechia’s innovative potential.
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21st September 2022 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


The facility will increase its Silicon Carbide (SiC) wafer production capacity by 16 times over the next two years to address the sharply increasing demand for microchips

onsemi (Nasdaq: ON), a leader in intelligent power and sensing technologies, today celebrated the inauguration of its expanded silicon carbide (SiC) fab in Roznov, Czech Republic. Multiple guests of honor attended the ribbon cutting ceremony led by Ministry of Industry and Trade Section Chief Zbyněk Pokorný, Governor of the Zlín Region Radim Holiš and City Mayor Jiří Pavlica as well as other local governmental dignitaries, signifying the importance of this event and manufacturing of semiconductors in the Czech Republic.
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22nd June 2022 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


AmCham Technology Council met Minister for Science, Research and Innovation Helena Langšádlová: Exponential growth comes from aligning interests

On Monday, AmCham Technology Council, represented by companies pursuing world-class research and development in the Czech Republic, met with Minister for Science, Research and Innovation  Mgr. Helena Langšádlová to discuss the research priorities of the Czech government, and the plans of some of the key players in developing ideas, science, technology, and products in the Czech Republic.
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26th May 2022 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


The 3M State of Science Index: Youth trust science and recognize its importance, but misinformation threatens the future

Fifth year of 3M and Ipsos global survey reveals people want science to help solve for sustainability, health and STEM equity challenges  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic