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

26th February 2024 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham Big Bets: We must concentrate our resources on developing assets that have greater capacity to expand than others

Last Thursday, AmCham Czechia, along with Brno University of Technology and CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology, debated with Deputy Prime Minister for Digitization and Minister for Regional Development Ivan Bartoš how we can use this country's growing scientific and technological capability to address the single largest threat to our economies - climate change - and transform the economy at the same time.   
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30th January 2024 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham Big Bet presentations in Brno

“Brno has all the ingredients an economy needs to be innovative.” AmCham Vice-President Ondřej Krajíček of Y Soft posited to sum up our recent discussion with the author of The Country for the Future vision, Karel Havlíček, Deputy Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic. “What we need now is the confidence to bet on our abilities and a higher commitment to cooperate with each other to achieve our goals.”
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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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic