Olomoucký kraj (CZ071)

General Information

  • Capitarl city icon Olomouc
  • Region size icon 5.267 km2   (2015)
  • Population icon 622.930 (2022)
  • Regional GDP icon 11.168,72 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 4,69 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 3,1
  • Regional GERD (%) 5,0
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S3 Priorities


Name Description
Industrial Chemistry Olomouc region is the leading European manufacturer of PRETIOX titanium dioxide and other inorganic pigments with strong research and development background.
New Materials and Technologies Treatment of groundwater, wastewater and surface water; environmental technologies. Technologies for protection of cultural monuments. Advanced separation methods in the food industry and biotechnology. Advanced chemical analyses with the GMP certification. Nanotechnology for authenticity protection of liquid products. New methods in anti-microbial protection of surfaces base on nano/biotechnology. Anti-microbial materials for application in cosmetics, food supplements and medicine. Advanced diagnostics using nanotechnology. Nanomaterials for application in building and energy industries, sustainable energy sources. Development of new types of magnets based on nanomaterials.
Agri-food: Advanced Agricultural Technologies for Sustainable Development Development and production of modern agrochemicals. Breeding of new varieties with increased resistance or enabling the utilization of plants as a platform for the production of various substances. Utilization of new substances in tissue cultures. Development and production of new substances and products for the protection and enhancement of skin properties and dental hygiene. Utilization of plant derivatives and extracts with anti-microbial, protective, antioxidant and detoxification properties (e.g. biotechnology, breeding) – the Haná region, following research at Palacký University Olomouc and other research organizations and companies’ research departments.
Software Development Information technologies, especially the area of software development, are a new part of the creative industries. In the Olomouc Region, this area is dynamically developing. Its specific feature is a higher proportion of small businesses and micro-businesses together with a background of Palacky University.
Biomedicine, Life Science and Health Care The area involves especially health services, pharmacy, biotechnologies, chemical and biological analyses in the GMP, GLP and GCP regimes, specific analysing methods for medical substances and pharmaceutical products, bioinformatics and medical informatics, etc. The field also associates the key research, development and education capacities of the region (Palacký University Olomouc, the University Hospital in Olomouc and others).
Pumping and Water Management Technology The area involves pumping devices, systems for fluid transport, water management facilities, membrane technology, and wastewater treatment plants.
Optics and High-Precision Mechanics, Optoelectronics The area involves products within the entire value chain in optics, optomechanics, photonics, optoelectronics and high-precision mechanics, including the related production, observation and targeting devices for day and night vision, lighting and imaging systems for industrial applications, lighting technology for automotive, digital projection, semi-conductor industry, modern optical elements and technologies, and medical diagnostic devices. Specialization is based on the research and development of major companies and the Palacký University in this field and their cooperation.
Machinery and Electrotechnical Industry The main products are automotive, machine tools, electric motors and alternators, white goods. There is also a cluster of companies, exceptional in the region of Central Europe, with research, development and production in fields of technical ceramics, soft magnetic ferrite products, powder metallurgy and diamond tools.

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