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30th March 2017 / Economic policy / Health Care


Quality and efficiency measurement - the must for quality health care procurement

On March 30 about 150 representatives of hospitals, public sector institutions, companies and healthcare professionals met at the Health Care Conference: How much courage do we need for good quality public procurement? held under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance.

30th March 2017 / Good governance / Public Procurement


Public procurement: from the cost to the value

Experts in public procurement met on March 30 to discuss current situation and how has procurement reform improved ability to procure higher quality goods and services with Dan Ťok - Minister of Transport, Jaroslav Kračún - European Commision, DG GROW, Daniel Weinhold – Weinhold Legal and  representatives of Jindřichův Hradec - Bohumil Komínek – Deputy Mayor and Martina Pechová - Head of the Department of Regional Development.

29th March 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry


Mastercard 2017 Masterindex survey on Pan-European E-Commerce Trends

According to the Mastercard 2017 Masterindex survey on Pan-European E-Commerce Trend, more than 40% of Czech online shoppers have never bought from foreign websites.

29th March 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Prague.tv: Prague ranked 9th by Tripadvisor

The city fell three spots, and the description is a bit outdated, Prague.tv writes.

29th March 2017 / Competitiveness / Technology, R&D and Innovation


sputniknews.com: Czech Builds a Flying Car to Fly to Prague for a Cup of Coffee (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Czech pilot Pavel Březina assembled his own gyroplane, and as soon as the vehicle received permission to participate in road traffic, its creator piloted his flying car to Prague’s main square to have a cup of coffee, sputniknews.com 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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