Spotlight issue

8th June 2017 / Amcham advocacy news / Public Procurement

AmCham CZ: How much courage do we need for good quality public procurement? workshop on June 6 in Jihlava - presentations and photos

On June 6, about 50 representatives of hospitals and medical devices companies met to attend the presentations and workshop How much courage do we need for good quality public procurement? about implementation of MEAT quality criteria public procurement in hospitals.

6th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

ILO: Major trends in the future of work

'For young people, soft skills like problem-solving are equally important as those with technical expertise, says the International Labour Organization ILO and outlines major trends in the future of work.

6th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda

Invitation: GDPR Academy: 1st session for company managers on 16 June

The GDPR Academy is organised by the Confederation of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, together with the Czech Data Protection Office (ÚOOÚ) and partners (IBM, KPMG, and PRK). The Academy will help companies and other entities to prepare for the implementation of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation. The Regulation enters into force on May 25 2018 and will apply to all businesses, whether operating on or off EU territory, if they process personal data of EU citizens or monitor their behaviour. the first session of the GDPR Academy will be held in Prague on 16 June 2017.

5th June 2017 / Economic policy / Technology, R&D and Innovation

Technology Centre of the Academy of Science: How to step up the international engagement of Czech research organizations?

The quality of the Czech system of research, development and innovations has improved over the past years; almost all indicators have improved. But we still lag behind dramatically in international cooperation, Technology Centre of the Academy of Science writes.

Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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