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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16th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


The first 5G campus network in the Czech Republic to be rolled out in Ostrava

T-Mobile and VŠB-TUO will sign a memorandum on long-term cooperation Business customers will have an opportunity to test the applications of 5G technology
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6th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


EY: 5G and IoT lead telco transformation drive, while AI and automation use cases are yet to mature

69% of telco leaders say 5G and IoT will lead digital transformation drive Only 44% see network performance as a critical use case for AI and automation 67% believe talent is the biggest obstacle to analytics and AI deployment Telco leaders are optimistic about the promise of digital transformation, but there is a lack of synergy in the application of emerging technologies at the network layer. That is according to a global EY report, Accelerating the intelligent enterprise, which includes analysis of 27 leading telcos about their digital transformation journey.
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19th December 2019 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Deloitte TMT Predictions: AI in a pocket, 5G deployment in companies and autonomous robots

More than 70 million on-device edge artificial intelligence (AI) chips will be sold next year. A new generation of chips will appear in a wider array of devices, from robots to smartphones. Companies will start using fifth generation networks. According to the new predictions, more than 100 will test private 5G networks. Autonomous service robots will generate more than USD 16 billion in revenue. These are some of the conclusions of Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions 2020. 
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