In 2015, the Innovation Centre of the Ústí Region (ICUK) was founded by the Ústí Region Office, the Regional Chamber of Commerce and Jan Evangelista Purkyně University. The organisation helps local companies to launch their entrepreneurial dream and grow beyond the region’s borders, connecting partners from the world of business, research and education, and strengthening Ústí region’s attractiveness to high value-added investors. ICUK supports entrepreneurs to start and develop their businesses to successful startups and helps SME´s to innovate.
ICUK is a responsible regional partner in making and implementation of strategic priorities for the development of the knowledge economy. With insight and an open mind, it takes inspiration from the best at home and abroad, share its ideas and experience with other partners in the region and together with them create and implement new solutions that support entrepreneurship, business and cooperation of active people in Ústí region.
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- Governmental organisations & agencies
- Market informationOther
ICUK SERVICES startups and SME´s:
For those, who want to start a business:
- STARTUP GO! BUSINESS INCUBATOR - A programme for starting entrepreneurs. We transform an idea into a company.
- ÚSTÍ REGION #COWORKS - A platform for support of coworking centre network in the Ústí Region.
For those, who want to innovate the company:
- ICUK Platinn - A programme aimed at growing the business and innovation potential of small and medium-sized enterprises.
- Digital Innovation Hub - A centre for support, popularization and implementation of digitalization, automation and robotization in companies.
For those, who want a consultation:
- BUSINESS HELP AND EXPERTS – if having an idea for a business, finances, customers or want feedback from experienced entrepreneurs.
- RE-SEARCH - A database of research organisations in the region; helps with finding a partner for your innovation.
For those, who want to rent a space
- SPACES FOR EVENTS and OFFICES
ICUK PROJECTS AND TOPICS
- DIGITALISATION IN INDUSTRY: ICUK Digital Innovation Hub, DIGIT-ME, GREENE 4.0 and EDIH ČVUT
- CULTURAL AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: Kreativni.uk, European Creative Business Network, New European Bauhaus and Film Office of the Ústí Region
- SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY: Autonomous systems in transport, Electromobility
- NANOTECHNOLOGY AND GREEN CHEMISTRY
- NEW ENERGY AND RESOURCES
- INNOVATION IN HEALTHAND SOCIAL SERVICES: Reference Site Collaborative Network
- SMART PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: PORTABO, Smart countryside, Ústí to 5G and Terezín – Revitalization of historical settlements
More info: icuk.cz/en/