The Czech student prototype of the compressed air car has the best acceleration in Europe. With two vehicles, students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Technical University of Technology (VUT) in Brno took part in the international race of student teams in Hungary. Pneumobil Racing Team Brno won three out of the five competition disciplines, and took the third and fourth place in the remaining two disciplines. In the competition of 36 university teams, the Czech team has achieved its best result so far.
The first estimate of GDP growth in 1Q18 came in at 4.5% year-on-year and 0.5% on a quarterly basis. Though slightly below market estimates, this is still a favourable figure and confirms strong domestic demand.
The American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic is publishing another report within its workforce analysis series.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
- 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
- 3) Health Care as an export industry
- 4) Government as a competitive advantage
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