On 26 September 2018, the government appointed prof. Ing. Petr Konvalinka, CSc., FEng. as the new chairman of the board of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, replacing Petr Očko, who is now a deputy at the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade.
During his official visit to the Czech Republic, OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría visited the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) on 16 July 2018. During the meeting, he discussed with representatives of TA CR and state administration the OECD recommendations of the “OECD Economic Survey – Czech Republic 2018”. The participants also discussed new challenges for the Czech economy and particularly applied research.
Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) presents the information sheet with basic parameters of 6th call for project proposals opened under DELTA programme. TA CR also announces that information seminar related to this call will not be organized.
Detailed information necessary for the preparation and submition of a project proposal, including information on the evaluation criteria and process are in the Tender Dossier and in related documents.
On 28 February 2018, the Technology Agency (TA CR) has announced the 4th public tender of the EPSILON Programme for Support of Applied Research and Experimental Development pursuant to Act No. 130/2002 Sb., on the support of research and development from public funds and on the amendment to some related acts, to the Framework for State Aid for Research and Development and Innovation 2014/C 198/01 and to the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 651/2014 of 17 June 2014. The subject of this public tender is the selection of project proposals for applied research or experimental development supported by the public funds of TA CR for the purpose of fulfilling the EPSILON Programme goals. The expected project proposals include, but are not limited to, the defined priority research objectives of the relevant branches, e.g. Industry 4.0 and autonomous mobility.