JIC empowers people to create businesses that can change the world. It envisions an open innovation ecosystem – home to globally successful entrepreneurs and an inspiration for the world. JIC supports, guides, inspires and teaches, it believes that only people who see their work or business as meaningful can be simultaneously successful and enjoy satisfying lives. About one hundred South Moravian companies come through its programs each year, from start-up entrepreneurs driven by a new idea to established firms. With this throughput, JIC has contributed in creating one of the most innovative entrepreneurial systems in Central Europe. Since it was established in 2003, there have been more than 300 companies (with combined revenues amounting to CZK 30 billion and almost 6,500 employees) supported by JIC.