EDIH CTU Partners
Czech Technical University in Prague – CTU
CTU is one of the largest & oldest technical universities in Europe. CTU ranks in the top 3 universities in the Czech and has the highest score of Czech technical universities focusing on AI & industrial production.
Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic – SP CR
SP CR is the leading business lobbying organisation in the Czech Republic providing a voice for employers at the national and international levels.
Association of small and medium-sized enterprises and crafts – AMSP ČR
AMSP provides an open, apolitical platform for small and medium-sized enterprises, self-employed persons and their organisations across the Czech Republic.
Research Institute of Business and Innovation of the Chamber of Commerce – VUPI/HK
VUPI/HK focuses on research and educational activities in the field of support for the development and competitiveness of the business environment.
Prg.ai, a non-profit initiative, supports talents and companies, develops relations between academia and industries, builds Prague’s reputation abroad, and informs the public about various aspects of AI.
Prague Innovation Institute – PII
PII focuses on the advancement of education and facilitates connections between education, public space, and entrepreneurs in Prague. PII aims at supporting innovations that will help improve the Prague infrastructure and environment.
Innovation Center of the Usti nad Labem Region – ICUK
ICUK is a respected player in the transformation of the Usti Region into a place where citizens, students, and enterprisers are happy to stay and where talented people also come with a desire to take an active role in that transformation.
Czech-Moravian Center for Breakthrough technologies
CCPT is a regional interest association of legal entities focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation in the field of breakthrough technologies.
EDIH CTU consortium members are involved and build upon the following international networks, projects and initiatives, accelerating the uptake of advanced digital technologies and supporting SMEs.
Collaboration and shared infrastructure with German institutes DFKI & ZeMA in the RICAIP Project (Horizon 2020 & OP RDE), is creating a European open distributed industrial testbed for advanced manufacturing providing opportunities for test-before-invest services.
CTU is implementing experimentations on a regional level and cross-DIH collaboration experiments with DIHs from different EU Regions. It brings the benefits, mainly of novel AI-based solutions, to SMEs.
The DIH-World project aims to accelerate the uptake of advanced digital technologies by European manufacturing SMEs in all sectors by supporting them in building sustainable competitive advantages and reaching global markets.
EIT Manufacturing activities implemented at CTU contribute to the growing number of activities provided to SMEs, such as:
- Test-before-invest workshops, e.g. on additive manufacturing solutions
- Test-before-invest demonstration of technologies contributing to the reduction of the carbon footprint
- Support to find investments via innovative vouchers for digital maturity assessment and digital transformation of SMEs.