Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

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5th November 2019 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Prague as an Innovation Hub in 2030

The Czech Republic has announced its intention to become The Country for the Future. The central part of this new economic strategy is to evolve into an innovative economy. Cities with technical universities fulfill a core role in any innovative economy. If the Czech Republic is to become The Country for the Future, Prague must become A City For the Future.  
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27th November 2020 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Czech Republic the Country for the Future: AmCham Exchange on How to Transform Into an Innovative Economy

On November 26, Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček outlined his vision for the Czech Republic to be presented in the long term as the added value oriented country. Deputy Minister Petr Očko confirmed priorities in the area of digitization, investment in 5G, support to AI, and startups - all within the framework of EU legislation currently in the pipeline.
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17th June 2019 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


Roundtable at CIIRC shows spirit of cooperation that will make the Czech Republic The Country for the Future

On 14 June, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic participated in a roundtable discussion at CIIRC on private investment into public research. 
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6th June 2019 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation


AmCham tour of ICRC: Without companies, researchers would not be able to deliver innovations to patients and improve their lives

On 5 June, AmCham members took another full-day tour of FNUSA-ICRC clinical and research facilities in St. Anne’s University Hospital and Biology Park in Brno.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic