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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8th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Despite Coronavirus construction of fibre network continues according to plan

In three quarters, almost 40,000 households were covered by high-speed internet By the end of the year, the most advanced fibre network with speeds of up to 1 Gbit / s will be available for more than 30,000 other households
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8th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


5 vulnerabilities sparked by the shift to 5G networks

Although there's a lot of buzz around the benefits of 5G, it's also important to highlight vulnerabilities that come along with them Protecting 5G users begins with protecting 5G networks. The shift to 5G will include a complete change in our current networks from classical hardware networks to virtual, software-defined networks.
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7th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Prague Airport Enhances Cyberattack Protection with New Cyber Security Operation Centre

Václav Havel Airport Prague has launched operations of one of the most modern and technically advanced cyber security workplaces in the Czech Republic. The new Cyber ​​Security Operation Centre (CSOC) is designed to strengthen the protection of the strategic infrastructure of the largest international airport in the country against cyberattacks and to prevent the misuse of airport information systems. The centre runs 24 hours a day, during which it performs complete monitoring of internal IT systems and all operations performed in order to detect threats ina timely manner and ensure an immediate and appropriate response. Every year, Prague Airport invests CZK 40 million in the protection of its critical information systems, including the purchase and operation of technology and personnel costs.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic