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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23rd July 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


T-Mobile launches the first private campus network in Ostrava

T-Mobile and VŠB-TUO completed the construction of a private industrial campus network The first industrial 5G campus network in the Czech Republic is ready for launch in the VŠB-TUO campus in Ostrava - Poruba, which is one of the largest university campuses in Central Europe in terms of area. The network will help digitize production
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27th May 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Mobility atlas: In april, the mobility of people in Bohemia and Moravia begins to get to usual levels

The data of the Mobility Atlas, a joint project of TMCZ and VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, calculated in the IT4Innovations national supercomputer center, confirm the increase in the mobility of the population of the Czech Republic during April. The data show that life in the country is beginning to return to normal. People are no longer afraid to leave their homes and travel much more both on weekends and on weekdays. They started shopping, walking outside or working again.
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21st April 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


OECD: Tracking and tracing COVID: Protecting privacy and data while using apps and biometrics

As  COVID-19  continues  to  take  human  lives  and  jolt  the  global  economy,  governments  are  urgently seeking innovative new tools to inform policy and tackle the crisis.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic