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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(CALL OPEN) M-ERA.NET 2 call has been opened to help finance ambitious international material R&D projects

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The international call to support material research and innovation M-ERA.NET 2 Call 2020 is opened for applications since March 17, 2020. The main topics of the call are: Modeling for…

The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic plans on opening the 2nd call in the DELTA 2 programme on 13 May 2020

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The second call for proposals for the DELTA 2 is planning to be opened on 13 May 2020 by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TACR). The main objective of…

(CALL CLOSED) CHIST-ERA IV Call 2019 for international collaboration in ICT

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CHIST-ERA IV Call is opened from December 2nd, 2019. It is an opportunity for researchers in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), who are interested in ICT-based scientific challenges….

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