About us

The Technology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (TC) was established in 1994 as a non-profit special-interest association of legal entities. Its members are institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the CR): Institute of Physics, Institute of Microbiology, Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Institute of Plasma Physics, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Technology management Ltd.

The Technology Centre is a key national institution for the research and development infrastructure, and it carries out oriented research in the area of science, technologies and innovations.


The Technology Centre

  • supports the participation of the Czech Republic in the European Research Area
  • prepares analytical and conceptual studies for research and development
  • performs international technology transfers
  • supports the creation and development of small innovation firms

TC structure

Structure of key clients

The TC’s main target clients are the public administration (Ministry of Youth, Education and Sports, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Regional Development) and its advisory bodies (R&D Council), and also a number of supranational institutions (European Commission, UNIDO, UNDP, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission). Since its founding, the TC has been involved in project cooperation with hundreds of domestic and foreign partners, prestigious universities, research organisations and private enterprises.

If you wish to learn more about the activities of the Technology Centre, please take a look at our information flyer and visit the “Projects” page.