Support for innovation and business

SUPPORT FOR INNOVATION AND BUSINESS

The Regional Development Agency supports the investment environment in the Moravian-Silesian Region via a range of activities promoting innovative thinking among established businesses, start-ups, university students, secondary school students, and researchers.

  • We coordinate the implementation of the Regional Innovation Strategy (RIS3) and monitor progress.
  • We assist in the planning of Regional grant programmes targeted at businesses, universities, researchers and students. We monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of individual grant programmes.
  • We organize international events – including conferences, workshops, meetings, and trips.
  • We facilitate knowledge transfer between research institutions and companies.
  • We support clusters in the Region, providing consulting services, information, contacts and organizing meetings.
  • We organize a range of training activities focusing on the development of innovation potential and business support.
  • We map ongoing innovation activities in companies throughout the Moravian-Silesian Region.
  • We provide consulting services to businesses focusing on grant programmes.
  • We are partners in international projects:
    • ClusteriX 2.0 is an inter-regional project that aims to identify, assess and implement new tools for supporting innovation processes in partner regions by harnessing the potential offered by cluster initiatives.
  • We implement projects supporting the development of the innovation environment:
    • Smart Accelerator is a project focusing on the development of the innovation environment in the Moravian-Silesian Region. It is based on the Regional Innovation Strategy (RIS3) – a document which identifies the Region’s key areas of potential and maps out specific needs in research, development and innovation processes.
  • We organize the competition for innovative companies, young entrepreneurs and women entrepreneurs.

Regional Innovative Company Awards

This competition showcases SMEs and large companies with strong innovation potential in the Moravian-Silesian Region. The aim of the awards is to raise awareness of the Region’s innovation base and the presence of many companies which have developed world-leading innovative products and solutions.

Lady Business Awards 
 

This competition is targeted at businesswomen in the Region. Its aim is to motivate women to become involved in business.



 

Back to Top