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General description


Eaton Elektrotechnika s.r.o. (Czechia) is part of Eaton, a multinational power management company headquartered in Ireland, providing solutions for managing electrical and mechanical power efficiently, safely and sustainably for more than 100 years. Eaton has approximately 100,000 employees, a revenue of €20 billion, and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. The company is a global technology leader and manufacturer of innovative systems and components. Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) was established in 2012 as Eaton’s first corporate innovation center in Europe. The centre is focused on engineering and innovation, supporting and partnering with Eaton’s businesses in Europe. Including production facilities, the company ranks among the most important employers in the Central Bohemian Region. Eaton HR policy focuses globally on respect, dignity, and diversity in all aspects. People are one of the highest values of Eaton. Nowadays there are 150 employees. The company has previously developed research projects jointly with some of MERIT Implementing partners, e.g. with the University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings (UCEEB).

Key research infrastructure

  • State-of the art office building has capacity of 275 people.
  • Laboratories on site: electrical, UPS (Uninterruptible power supply), heavy duty, vehicle, CNC machine, Dynamometer for testing vehicle engines, power electronics, Migrogrid with energy accumulation using power from FTVE panels on the roof.


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Contact us to see if your research project alligns with our priorities and to know more about secondment possibilites in our organisation at the application stage.


2 calls
30 fellowships
30 months