24th July 2017

CTK/Prague Monitor: Diplomat: Closer ties with US will boost Czech science's image

Prague, July 21 (CTK) - More intensive cooperation between Czech and U.S. scientists might boost Czech science's image all over the world, Ludek Moravec, who will take up the post of science diplomat at the Czech embassy in Washington next week, has told CTK.

He said the Czech Republic has quality infrastructure and brilliant scientists, who, however, are not always known to potential partners.

"Nevertheless, whenever scientific journals mention Czechs together with Americans, this is noticed by others," Moravec said.

Good contacts abroad and participation in international projects are an indicator of quality in contemporary research, he said.

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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic