The European Semester, the Commission's yearly cycle of economic policy coordination, supports Member States' structural reforms in different policy areas to promote jobs, growth and investment. Research and innovation play a key role in this context. That is why the Commission gives recommendations to and closely work with the Member States to increase the performance of their national research and innovation systems.
Research and Innovation Performance
(updated: 30 January 2018)
The PDF file below contains the Horizon 2020 country profile and a link to a database of success stories related to Czech Republic.
Country Profile and Featured Projects
(updated: 08 February 2018)
This list contains 5 recently published articles on projects that have a partner in Czech Republic.
Arming Europe to fight iodine deficiency
An EU-funded project has established a data-collection and evaluation infrastructure to monitor iodine deficiency across Europe. The project's database and EU-wide monitoring system will feed into national efforts to ensure Europeans get enough iodine to stay healthy.
Building a global advantage in safety-critical systems
An EU-funded project has established a European standard that promotes the sharing of data across partners, stakeholders and customers - safeguarding the region's status as a global leader in safety-critical systems used for the aerospace, automotive, healthcare and rail sectors.
Building better internal processors
From cars and planes to medical scanners, many features of modern life rely on multiple internal electronic systems. At the same time, the availability of multi-core computing platforms is a breakthrough for system and application integration. The ARTEMIS/ECSEL-JU and industry co-funded project EMC2 has developed tools to run real-time applications of mixed criticality into multi-core computing systems which increase efficiency while maintaining safety and function.
New online tools to shine light on public spending
Corruption in public spending wastes taxpayers' money and erodes trust in governments. The EU-funded project DIGIWHIST aims to make public procurement more efficient and transparent with online tools that use big data and empower citizens to report abuses.
Pooling resources to make better diagnoses of rare diseases
By pooling patient data and applying state-of-the art genetic methods, EU-funded research is improving the diagnosis of rare diseases that affect the lives of tens of millions of EU citizens.
You can find all the success stories for Czech Republic in the Information Centre.