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

  • 1,68% of GDP is spent on R&D, which is the most in CEE region
  • R&D personnel amounts to 12,5 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. 31 in the Global Competitiveness Index
  • More than 20 thousand graduates from technical faculties each year
  • Approximately 5% of average monthly growth in industrial production

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Call for proposals for joint R&D projects under the EUREKA program

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A call for proposals for joint R&D projects under the EUREKA program is open for the multilateral international cooperation of Chile (CORFO), Czech Republic (MEYS), France (Bpifrance), Israel (Israel Innovation Authority),…

Call for international co-funded collaboration through the CHIST-ERA III Joint Call 2017

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The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TACR) has informed about the opening of the joint call CHIST-ERA III 2017. TACR will support Czech institutions and their projects with the amount…

Call for international cooperation between the Czech Republic and Israel in R&D through the INTER-ACTION programme

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Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS) has announced the opening of a call for research, development and innovations in the programme INTER-EXCELLENCE and its sub-programme INTER-ACTION (VES18IZRAEL). Therefore, all…

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