“We need better cooperation between science and industry, we need to learn how better to transform new knowledge into cutting-edge technology and products,” says Pavel Bělobrádek, Deputy Prime Minister for the Science, Research and Innovation, Chairman of the Government's Research, Development and Innovation Council., in the Analyses of the Existing State of Research and Development in the Czech Republic and a Comparison with the Situation Abroad.
The total expenditure on Research, Development and Innovation in the Czech Republic amounted nearly to CZK 78 billion in 2013, which represents 1.91 % of the gross domestic product.
Business sources are used almost exclusively in the business sector; the support of public RDI was very low, the sum for the higher education and government sectors amounted to less than CZK 1 billion.
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