in the Czech Republic

Welcome to the information gateway to the Czech R&D environment brought to you by the State agency CzechInvest. We offer a concise overview of local research and development to all foreign investors and partners. We hope that you will be able to navigate smoothly through the outstanding innovative space that is the Czech Republic!


These are some of the global companies that have chosen the Czech Republic as their R&D hub:

R&D System

Basic overview of the key players and key documents governing the R&D system.

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R&D Environment

Basic overview of the R&D environment and the institutions that constitute it.

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R&D Funding

Basic overview of the funding opportunities for R&D projects.

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Czech Republic

  • Located in the heart of Europe
  • EU-member state since 2004
  • Skilled workforce
  • High share of secondary and tertiary education
  • 10.5 million inhabitants
  • No. 22 in world-wide quality of life

Czech R&D

  • 1,79% of GDP is spent on R&D, which is the most in CEE region
  • R&D personnel amounts to 13 per 1000 FTEs (full time equivalents)
  • 0,8% of the world’s scientific papers are written in the Czech Republic (for about 0,14% of the world’s population)

Czech Industry

  • 32,1% share of industry in the economy (highest in EU)
  • No. 29 in the Global Competitiveness Index
  • More than 20 thousand graduates from technical faculties each year
  • Approximately 3% of average yearly growth in industrial production

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News & Events

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(CALL OPEN) DELTA 2 Programme for international collaboration has been opened

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The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) would like to announce that the 3rd call of the Programme for applied research, experimental development and innovation DELTA 2, has…

(CALL CLOSED) QuantERA II Call 2021 in Quantum Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies is open

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The Call for Proposals in Quantum Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies: QuantERA Co-funded Call 2021 is open. The submitted proposals are expected to be aligned with one of the…

(CALL CLOSED) M-ERA.NET 3 Call 2021 for materials research and innovation is open

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The M-ERA.NET Call 2021 was launched on 15 March 2021. Forty-five funding agencies from 32 countries participate with a total budget of approximately 60 million €, including an EU contribution….

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