Since 22. 3. 2016 the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic has had a new chairman as its head. By resolution of 9. 3. 2016 the government appointed Petr Očko, Ph.D. He takes up his position today.
On 27th April 2016, the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) launched the third call for proposals in research and experimental development (hereinafter the call) for the Program of support for applied research and experimental development DELTA (hereinafter the DELTA programme) and according to the law no. 130/2002 Coll. on support of research, experimental development and innovation from the public funds and on amendement of certain related acts (hereinafter LSRD), according to the Framework for State aid for research, development and innovation (2014 / C 198/01) and in accordance with the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 651/2014 dated on June 17, 2014.
The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR), together with the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (SP CR) announces its second annual art competition called Interconnected World - Life in the City of Future. The contest is open to students of art faculties and young scientists from technical universities.
The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) concluded partnership in the form of a Letter of Intent with an important U.S. agency - National Science Foundation (NSF) which shall facilitate the Czech Republic to join the PIRE program (Partnerships for International Research and Education) by virtue of which NSF finances international cooperation in research and development. The TA CR thus joined an exclusive club of foreign partners cooperating with NSF through this program which includes Finnish TEKES, Japanese JST, Chinese MOST, or German DFG. Except for the TA CR, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport also established cooperation with NSF.
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