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 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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24th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Grayling CZ: A better tomorrow for ICT and eGovernment?

A few days ago, Estonia’s eGovernment Academy released a new National Cyber Security Index. It came as a surprise to many that the Czech Republic was in pole position. In a very short period of time, Czech legislators have been able to develop a highly professional cybersecurity body, represented by the National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NÚKIB), Jan Herec of Grayling Czech Republic writes. 
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21st March 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


FNUSA-ICRC Teams Are Involved in the Development of a New Technology by the Honeywell's Aerospace Division

The aim of the project is to develop a technology for monitoring and evaluating the state of alertness of the pilot with use in aviation. For several years, a research team at the Honeywell's branch in Brno has been working on this topic, addressing it as part of its contribution to the European Clean Sky II initiative. Technology should increase flight safety in the future and also allow new ways of organizing air transport. The Sleep Medicine research team and engineers from the Biomedical Engineering research team contribute their knowledge and equipment. The first part of the unique project, which will gather data from volunteers primarily from professional and interested pilots, took place at the beginning of February.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic