09.01.2018 - Upon ICUK’s completion of project documentation, the city of Usti nad Labem issued an invitation to tender for a feasibility study on the testing of autonomous vehicles.
20.10.2017 - Martina Štefanková of the Mamavis project has secured a spot among the top 50 startups in the Czech round of Startup World Cup, the prestigious global competition for an investment of one million dollars. In the category BioTech Award by Delta Ventures, she’s among the top eight. The Czech round will produce a single winner, who will go on to compete in the global final held in Silicon Valley.
13.10.2017 - The startup Virtualizace V&V, which was put through our StartUp Go incubator and went on to win the StartUp Go Grill (the Usti version of Dragon’s Den), has concluded an agreement with one of the largest real estate advertising web portals in the country.
31.08.2017 - The Innovation Centre of the Usti Region has become a member of Tech London Advocates, one of the most influential global groups devoted to supporting modern technologies. Membership was made possible thanks to a new partnership between the ICUK and the Bridge Academy project in the city of Most. London Tech Advocates is a collection of over 4,300 leaders, investors, and experts from around the world.
07.08.2017 - Travel startup Tellmehi completed a cycle in the ICUK’s StartUp Go! enterprise incubator and participated in StartUp Go! Grill, where it took third place. And that evening, Tellmehi founder, Robert Pecka, met his investor for the very first time. A few months later, a multimillion crown investment was made by Armex Technologies, an investment group that looks for technology and IT startups.
07.08.2017 - Virtualizace V&V, an enterprise specialising in virtual reality, took first place in last year’s StartUp Go! Grill. MakersPoint and MAMAVIS participated in the second term of the ICUK’s enterprise incubator before going before the judges of StartUp Go! Grill, with MAMAVIS emerging as the winner. These three startups were successful with their beginning entrepreneur grant applications.
In October, unique teaching method developed by Israeli talent expert to begin awakening creativity and mathematical thinking in children in Usti Region
03.08.2017 - Beginning in October, eight basic schools in the Usti Region will be participating in a pilot project for a revolutionary teaching method. The special method will be put into practice for the first time in the Czech Republic by its creator, leading Israeli talent development expert Opher Brayer. The project has been designed to help children fundamentally develop their creativity, mathematical thinking skills, and ability to learn. A training programme for teachers was organised by the Innovation Centre of the Usti Region and conducted in the first week of August.