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

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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9th February 2023 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham discussed in Brno how business, academics and the government could align

What Brno has that can make it special is a cluster of companies in the region already designing, producing and selling advanced technologies around the world. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Honeywell, onsemi, Y Soft, Garrett - Advancing Motion, CommScope and Gen form a technology base that not many cities can match.
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23rd September 2022 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

AmCham met with VUT Brno rector L.Janíček: Some of the best we have in business and universities showed commitment to mutually beneficial partnerships

The leadership of AmCham CZ ’s Technology Council - led by AmCham President Milan Šlapák of GE Aviation, AmCham Vice-President Michal Klimeš of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Tomáš Szaszi of Honeywell together with Brno-based AmCham member companies, key players in the local and global market in their respective industries - met with the new rector of Brno University of Technology (VUT Brno) Ladislav Janíček.
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15th November 2021 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Future of Prague Series: AmCham Prague Council on the university's role in an innovative city

At AmCham our aim is increase prosperity (according to our Prosperity Index) through greater business innovation (and investment). That is why we applauded the first articulation- The Country for the Future that the country's economic future was tied to its innovative capability. For the Czech Republic to be that country in the future, Prague needs to start being that city right now. And if Prague is going to be that city, the Czech Technical University in Prague will be the engine powering its performance.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic