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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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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7th October 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


SME Digitalisation – charting a course towards resilience and recovery

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs)1 are the beating heart of Europe’s economy, and our post-COVID-19 recovery will be dependent on how well they are able to recover and thrive, driving innovation and job creation across the continent. There has been much discussion in recent months about how best to support small businesses through these difficult times. For example, at Vodafone we have focused on providing the services and tools that enable SMEs to empower themselves and increase their digitalisation capabilities in order to adapt and keep working safely and strongly.  
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15th September 2020 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Here's what you need to know about the 5G revolution

Everything you need to know about the 5G revolution, from performance to security
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic