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Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics
Digitalisation and AI

Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics

General description


The Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) was founded in 1707 and is one of the oldest technical universities in Europe and currently the major technical university in the Czech Republic. The Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics (CIIRC CTU) was founded in 2013, as an independent institute of the CTU. The CIIRC CTU research focuses on four basic pillars: industry, energy, smart cities, and health, both in basic and applied research. The transferring technology from academia to practice is an important commitment for CIIRC CTU. It aims to concentrate to excellent research in the fields of robotics, intelligent, distributed and complex systems, automatic control, computer-aided manufacturing, bioinformatics, biomedicine and assistive technologies. CIIRC is a holder of the European HR Excellence in Research Award.

Key Research Facilities, Infrastructure and Equipment

  • Testbed for Industry 4.0: new research and experimental workplace for testing innovative solutions and processes for smart factories. The basis of Testbed is a flexible production line for concurrent production of several product types in a series of variants. It combines different technologies as additive manufacturing, machining, robotic manipulation, intelligent conveyor systems, human-robot cooperation, automated warehousing and others.
  • Smart Home Laboratory: serves as a testbed for research and development of new technologies and systems in the area of assistive technologies, rehabilitation, home care, neurodegenerative diseases and biomedical engineering in general.


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Contact us to know more about our location and work environment. Please use the main contact for questions related to administrative matters. Please contact the supervisors/group leaders of respective research groups regarding feasibility of your research proposal with regard to the research group activities.

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Research groups

The following research groups of this Hosting organisation are involved in the first call of MERIT. The candidates can freely formulate their own research topic aligned with activities and research focus of these research groups.

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2 calls
30 fellowships
30 months