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.
6. April. 2022#brnoregion leads Europe in the percentage of high-tech employees
The number of Czech and foreign specialists in #brnoregion has been increasing every year, with 6.1% of them in 2020. This is comparable, for example, to Utrecht in the Netherlands or Oberpfalz in Germany. This is according to the latest data from the #brnoregion data report.
10. May. 2021South 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.