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Petr Chládek: “The Marshall Plan for Ukraine is an opportunity for all of Europe.”
11. July. 2022
Petr 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.
Brno hospitals receive over 820,000 EUR for their Covid-19 research
22. April. 2022
Brno hospitals receive over 820,000 EUR for their Covid-19 research
Brno University Hospital and St. Anne’s University Hospital have won a grant for several projects dealing in the research of covid-19. They are searching for preconditions for serious symptoms, the role of immunity in myocardium damage, and diagnostics of superinfections for ventilated patients.
Foreigners in #brnoregion: Javad Cihlář
7. April. 2021
Foreigners in #brnoregion: Javad Cihlář
Despite having Afghani parents and being born and raised in Iran, the Czech Republic is the place Javad has been calling home for over a decade now. Javad Cihlář produces suits, coats, and trousers tailored to the needs of customers from #brnoregion as well as Vienna.
Foreigners in #brnoregion: Oleksandr Didyk
22. February. 2021
Foreigners in #brnoregion: Oleksandr Didyk
He came to Brno from Ukraine 20 years ago, and despite his university degree, his career here started with a shovel and a spade. He quickly worked his way up from there, though, and is now the owner of a successful construction company. He returns to the Ukraine regularly to visit his parents, but he says his beloved Brno will remain his home forever.
FabLab – a place to bring your ideas to life
10. November. 2020
FabLab – a place to bring your ideas to life
In 2017, the Brno FabLab joined a global network of open workshops as the first registered workshop in the Czech Republic. In just three years, while still successfully running the workshop, the team also created the best mobile FabLab in the world. Now there are plans for a FabLab university for students as well as teachers, and the team is organizing a FabLab conference in 2024.
Czechitas: Girls and IT do get along!
6. October. 2020
Czechitas: Girls and IT do get along!
When it comes to the size of its target group, its team, its level of professionalism, and its varied portfolio, Czechitas is a globally unique project – no question. This non-profit organization, established in Brno six years ago, takes the already slightly open door to IT for women and children and blows it wide open. And it is now spreading to other Czech cities, as well. We sat down with Bára Bühnová, one of its co-founders, to talk about what the organization offers to women and what often needlessly keeps that door closed to them.
Discover #brnoregion as a volunteer
1. September. 2020
Discover #brnoregion as a volunteer
If you’re still deciding on a career or you feel like spending some time discovering the world, #brnoregion is an ideal place to join the European Solidarity Corps. All you need is the desire to experience a new culture on your own!
Foreigners in #brnoregion: Alexandra Georgescu
10. August. 2020
Foreigners in #brnoregion: Alexandra Georgescu
Her studies and later professions took her all over the world, yet Alexandra Georgescu eventually settled in Brno. Once here, though, she felt it was lacking a strong community of designers, so she created her own successful festival to fix that. She has been equally successful in spreading the pleasant philosophy of the KOGAA studio, which she and two associates established in #brnoregion five years ago.
No more unnecessary heart surgeries
31. July. 2020
No more unnecessary heart surgeries
Artificial cardiac pacemakers often improve quality of life for patients suffering from heart diseases. In some cases, however, it not only doesn’t help but may even do some harm. Some unnecessary heart surgeries can now be avoided thanks to a high-frequency ECG (or EKG) analysis, technology developed by scientists in #brnoregion.