The Future of Europe in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic – a View from Germany


The year 2021 is shaping up to become a decisive year in the fight of the Covd-19 pandemic both in view of its health-related as well regarding its…

Artificial Intelligence Technologies Serving for “Smart Cities”


Technologies developed on the basis of artificial intelligence are widely used for the needs of "smart cities": starting with traffic handling (such…

Ostrava University in the Time of Covid: Challenges and Opportunities


After the abrupt changes in all the walks of university life in March and after months of adjusting university policies to keep to our mission and…

COVID-19 and Foreign Investments – The Czech Perspective


One of the main phenomena closely related to the COVID-19 pandemic that we are watching almost in real time is that global supply chains are being…

LUG – Leading Partner for Public Lighting Projects


LUG will carry out one of the largest lighting modernisation projects in Europe. As part of the bidding procedure for the “supply of new LED…

The state responded slowly to the coronavirus pandemic, the Czech public and the regional self-governments took over


If I should now, at the beginning of December 2020, outline the main impact of coronavirus pandemic to territorial self-governments in the Czech…