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.

Spotlight issue

28th April 2023 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham Technology Council/Brno Council: defining innovation, aligning interests

Being a top innovative economy means the various parts of society involved in innovative activities need to have a high enough level of trust that they can work together on investments with a greater risk of failure than those of an assembly line economy. Building that trust means understanding the incentives- what motivates and rewards people and entities for acting- of all players in innovation, and trying to align those incentives toward a common goal.
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21st September 2023 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham joins Government Committee on Strategic Investments

At the invitation of the Prime Minister’s office, AmCham has nominated members to positions on the newly formed government Committee on Major Projects. 
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23rd August 2023 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham Big Bets: We all understand the urgency and the importance, and the need to take major, well-calculated risks

AmCham met with representatives of Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA ČR) to discuss how we can drive up the value of private investments in technology development, and how we can make the magical triangle of innovation between government, universities and business generate more value for every crown invested. 
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9th March 2023 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham proposes path to innovative economy

AmCham's Board of Directors sent a Letter on Innovation containing our ideas of how Czechia can use the transition to a sustainable economy to strengthen its position as a center for global innovation. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic