Latest news from #brnoregion
12. April 2023The latest data show that #brnoregion is among the European leaders in terms of innovation support
According to the latest data, a total of €856 million went into research and development in the South Moravian Region. This is 3.2% of the regional GDP, which means the highest share of the whole Czech Republic. Such support for innovation is contributed to not only by universities and public research institutions, but above all by companies that focus on research and development. This results from the 2023 Data report on science, research, innovation and entrepreneurship in South Moravia.
19. September 2022Velvet Innovation Conference spearheads discussion on sustainable business
The second Velvet Innovation Conference brought business leaders, European and local policymakers, and innovation fans together to network and inspire one another. The two keynote presentations addressed various strategies for the sustainable development of global businesses to courage local companies in their sustainable visions.
11. July 2022Petr Chládek: “The Marshall Plan for Ukraine is an opportunity for all of Europe.”
Supporting innovations is crucial for regional development, which is why Petr Chládek, CEO at the JIC innovation agency, believes that innovations will be key to restoring Ukraine after the war. Here’s an interview on how #brnoregion may benefit from our support.
3. May 20223 Nobel prize laureates will keynote the Mendel Genetics Conference in July
The multidisciplinary genetics conference is held in Brno, Czech Republic, on 20–23 July 2022 to commemorate both the International DNA Day and the 200th anniversary of the birth of G. J. Mendel, the father of modern genetics. Among the keynote speakers will be three Nobel Prize laureates.
10. May 2021[Data Report 2021] South Moravia is a European leader in R&D support
Download the latest edition of Data Report 2021. In one place, you'll find everything you ever wanted to know about innovation, entrepreneurship, education and research in our region.
27. July 2020Vojtěch Kundrát: the art of activist chemistry
Young chemist Vojtěch Kundrát has already accomplished as much as some do in their entire lives. As a high-school student, he started working with top research groups at universities in Prague as well as Brno. He’s patented several inventions, contributed to the development of a sunscreen oil for albinos in Ghana, and dozens of people in Tanzania now have access to drinking water thanks to his invention. On top of all this, he decided to study art at the Faculty of Fine Arts at BUT.
6. May 2020Science always delivers the best it can do
While the general public first noticed Jan Lukačevič thanks to his role of Marsonaut in the #jetovtobe project by Vodafone, other popularisers have been following him for a long time now. After all, he is hard to miss, and not only due to his remarkable height; it’s the ideas and opinions of this young scientist that draw you in. An excellent narrator who sees and shares the bigger picture and is able to explain complex scientific topics to regular people in a simple and fun way.
6. January 2020Villa Tugendhat – a smarthome of the 20th century
While looking quite discreet from the street, this legendary villa reveals its secrets only once you enter: the feeling of endless space, breathtaking beauty as well as innovations that, at the time, the world had never seen before…
21. August 2019Stay calm! We’ve found life
In their experiments for the CEITEC research centre in Brno, scientists Judit and Jiří Šponer travel four billion years into the past to try and figure out how life emerged on our planet.