The Czech Science Foundation [external link]
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic [external link]
Research, Development and Innovation Council [external link]
Research Strategies and Priority Areas
The National Research, Development and Innovation Policy of the Czech Republic (2009-2015) (Link to PDF on bottom of page. See “Information Society” section) [external link]
National priorities of oriented research, experimental development and innovations (Link to PDF on bottom of page. ) [external link]
National Innovation Strategy (Link to PDF on bottom of page) [external link]
EU Commission Review of FP7 funding (See 8th bullet point on p.1) [external link]
Estimated Public Funding of ICT Research 2013
Best Estimate: circa €130 million
CESNET [external link]
Projects & Initiatives
The project’s main goal is to develop the Czech national research and education network into a rich infrastructure encompassing all information an communication components required by the research community to participate in European and worldwide research programmes and projects.
The main goal of Extension of the National R&D Information Infrastructure in Regions (eIGeR) project is the development of a national e-infrastructure for research and development within the Czech Republic.
This activity aims at the development of tools suitable for large scale, systematic and continuous network infrastructure and traffic monitoring.
The Multimedia Transfer project is building an environment for user communications and multimedia content sharing on high throughput optical networks and the middleware layer.
MetaCentrum operates and manages the Czech national grid.
The Optical Networks project seeks to research, develop and verify new principles and technological trends in the building of advanced optical networks.