Strategic research programmes

We consider the following areas being crucial for our research and creative activities:

  • smart interdisciplinary solutions,
  • contemporary technologies,
  • development of advanced materials and technologies,
  • entrepreneurship support,
  • solutions of socioeconomic challenges.
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We defined following strategic programs in the areas of our interest:

Technical science and engineering

  • Materials, nanomaterials, composites, textile-based materials.
  • Progressive technologies and nanotechnologies.
  • Metrology and new methods of quality control.
  • Design of advanced machines and appliances.
  • Manufacturing systems, automatization and robotization.
  • Sustainable transportation and mobility.
  • Energetics and renewable resources.
  • Autonomous energy solutions neutral to climate change.
  • Smart buildings, smart networks, smart infrastructure, smart cities.
  • Redevelopment, filtration, and environmental technologies.
  • Information and communication technologies for personal and industrial applications.
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, processing of signals and data.

Natural science

  • Complex soil conservation, source water protection.
  • Mathematical and stochastic modelling and statistics.

Social science

  • Specific business forms (family business, e-business, small and medium businesses including business incubators, start-ups and spin-offs) and cultivation of business ecosystem.
  • Forms of business-to-business collaboration, performance influence, smart specialization and sustainable business (economical, environmental and social dimension of business).
  • Company processes and innovations in the Industry 4.0 framework, impact on the innovation ecosystem.
  • Influence of quality of the institutional environment on the economic policy.
  • Development of didactics in education.
  • Research in the evaluation of motor skills.

Humanities and art

  • History of the modern period and contemporary Czech history.
  • Urbanism and populated landscape in the context of climatic and demographic changes. Data utilisation for the efficient city and regional planning.
  • Sustainable architecture responding to current social, environmental and technological challenges.
  • Art in the public space.
  • Usage of contemporary technologies in the art.

Health science

  • Medical and biomedical applications of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies.
  • Challenges of sustainable healthcare, telemedicine, applications of ICT and artificial intelligence in the medicine.
  • Biomedical innovations in the context of circular economy.